After nearly drowning while surfing in icy Lake Michigan, Dave Benjamin now teaches emergency water safety procedures. (Provided photo) 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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6. A brief history of the community’s investment in water
In the early 1980s, Homewood voters made a decision that directly affects the cost of water in Homewood and Flossmoor today: They decided to switch from well water to Lake Michigan water. The vote wasn’t even close. Homewood Mayor Richard Hofeld said the referendum passed with 90 percent or more[Read More…]