Tag: The Weeks

Two La Catrinas and a skeleton were at Fall Fest to promote Homewood's Dia de los Muertos festival on Oct. 15. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The weeks | Sept. 25

<- Weeks -> Every day is Democracy DayTechnically, International Democracy Day was Sept. 15. Like other observances, Black History Month, for instance, Democracy Day is useful in drawing attention to something that needs attention. But one day (or one month) is not nearly enough. If we ever learn to do[Read More…]

The weeks | Sept. 4

<- Weeks -> Democracy Day all monthSept. 15 is International Democracy Day.  The Chronicle is participating in a collaborative journalism project sponsored by the Montclair State University Center for Cooperative Media. Quote of the week“Democracy is not what governments do; it’s what people do.”— Eric Liu In my Page 2 column for September,[Read More…]

The weeks | Aug. 28

Week -> No village, school or park board meetings are scheduled this week. The next meetings will be early in September. We’ll have more details in the next issue. Flossmoor Board of Trustees, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Homewood-Flossmoor Park District, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Flossmoor District 161 Board[Read More…]

The owner of the former Discount Tire store at 810 Maple Ave. in Homewood has plans to convert the building to host two retail stores, pending village board approval. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

The weeks | Aug. 14

Week → The Homewood School District 153 Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, in the the James Hart School wood floor gym, 18220 Morgan St. in Homewood.  The meeting agenda can be found here. Highlights: The meeting will begin with a presentation on the proposed property tax increase[Read More…]

The Weeks | Aug. 7

Introduction This is the newsletter formerly known as “Here First.” For a few months in late 2021, early 2022, we ran the more-or-less weekly post with lists of upcoming local government meetings and events; local, region and state news briefs; and a look at the biggest stories from the previous[Read More…]

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