As a Cherry Creek flood control project begins, Governors Highway will be closed to through traffic between Flossmoor Road and 183rd Street. John Brunke, Flossmoor’s public works director, said Thursday that the road closure starts June 12 and will last about two months. Local traffic will be allowed on most[Read More…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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.