Tag: Flossmoor flooding

Board votes to put $10 million bond referendum on fall ballot

Flossmoor voters this fall will decide whether the village can issue $10 million in bonds for local street repairs and measures to prevent flooding in parts of town where it has become increasingly common. Village board members Monday unanimously approved the referendum question that will be on the November 3[Read More…]

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Officials eye solutions for flood-prone Flossmoor street

The Flossmoor viaduct is flooded after heavy rains in late May. Flossmoor is setting out on a plan to solve flooding at the viaduct and adjacent neighborhoods. (Chronicle file photo) You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.[Read More…]

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State agencies urge residents to be prepared for emergencies in 2020

Each year, millions of people around the world welcome the start of a new year by making personal resolutions. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are encouraging people to ‘Resolve to be[Read More…]

Flossmoor businesses deal with downtown flooding aftermath

A record-setting rain Sept. 27 brought waves of destruction through Flossmoor, overwhelming the village’s sewage and stormwater system, flooding residents’ basements and stranding vehicles on waterlogged streets. The cluster of small businesses in the village’s downtown was no exception.   You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital[Read More…]

Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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