Tag: Homewood Public Works

Water plant repair, reappointments approved in Homewood

Homewood approved a contact to repair the exterior facade of a water plant at the Aug. 25 village board meeting. The work will include tuckpointing, wall repairs, wall demolition, concrete block replacement, brick replacement and caulking. The village contracted Structural Technologies of Bloomingdale to assess the scope of the project[Read More…]

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When those lines on the street appear, winter de-icing is under way

Myster solved. The dark lines that have appeared on local streets lately are sign of new techniques Flossmoor and Homewood crews are using to keep streets clear during the winter months.   You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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Homewood board welcomes new trustee

  New Homewood Trustee Lauren Roman, left, receives   congratulations from Village Clerk Marilyn Thomas   after taking the oath of office at the board of trustees’   April 24 meeting. (Photos by Quincy Crump/H-F   Chronicle) Homewood trustees welcomed the newest member of the board during the regular meeting Tuesday, April 24. Lauren Roman was[Read More…]

Street resurfacing to begin Monday in Homewood

Motorists might want to seek alternate routes in coming weeks while work begins on Homewood’s 2018 street resurfacing program.Work is expected to begin Monday, April 30, according to Village Engineer Max Massi. The project includes repairs to the following streets: Birch Road from Loomis Avenue to Riegel Road. Cedar Road from[Read More…]

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Homewood honors Hammock after retirement

The Homewood village board honored retiring public works employee Harry Hammock as he finished his 35-year career with the village. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

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Passion for big machines trumps bad weather

The weather apparently didn’t get the memo that Homewood had a big day of events planned for Saturday, May 20. Chilly temperatures and intermittent spurts of rain greeted people who came from Homewood and surrounding communities to enjoy a day of big machines ― Homewood Rail Fest, a PopUp Science session[Read More…]

Winter events


  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.


  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.


  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.


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