Tag: Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Flossmoor scores MWRD grant; newcomers join village commissions 

Flossmoor is in line to get a major monetary boost to its water infrastructure improvement program for Hagen Lane and Douglas Avenue. At a rescheduled village board meeting Sept. 8, Mayor Paul Braun announced that the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago provided officials notice that Flossmoor is to[Read More…]

New reservoir creates odor problem in Homewood on Thursday

The east side of Homewood was beset by the smell of sewage Thursday, a result of an unfavorable wind blowing past the new storm water reservoir in Thornton quarry, according to Homewood officials. The odor was strongest on the far northeast part of town nearest the quarry. It gradually faded[Read More…]

MWRD to provide free rain barrels to Homewood residents

The Village of Homewood Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday, Aug. 9, to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) for free rain barrels for the community. You have reached content available exclusively to Homewood-Flossmoor Chronicle digital subscribers. Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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