Tag: MWRD

Deadline nears for Flossmoor residential rain barrel program

Flossmoor residents can order free rain barrels by signing up for a village program through Friday, Oct. 28. The rain barrels are being offered through a partnership with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Districts (MWRD). Residents who sign up this week will have the rain barrels delivered to their homes free[Read More…]

Ecological work at Coyote Run Golf Course wins award for H-F Park District

The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District will be honored Friday, Oct. 7, with the 2016 Sustainable Landscaping and Bio-solids Beneficial Re-use Award from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD). Dave Ward, superintendent of golf, will be accepting the award for work done at the park district’s Coyote Run Golf[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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