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Homer Village Hall closes to visitors and staff

March 24, 2020 by Submitted by Village of Homer Glen News, Local Government

At the direction of Governor Pritzker (Executive Order #2020-10) the Village Hall will be closed until April 7. This means Village Hall will not be staffed. All police administration and non-emergency calls should be directed to the Will County...

Village Board approves small business aid package

by Derek Swanson, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

The Village board of Homer Glen met in person and over conference call on March 25 to approve the COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Assistance Loan Program.

The program would give a $10,000 line of credit for businesses closed as a result...

Trustee Burian resigns from Village Board

by Benjamin Conboy, Assistant Editor News, Local Government

Trustee Brian Burian announced his resignation March 11 from the Homer Glen Village Board at its regular meeting.

Burian has accepted a new position as the chief of staff of the Illinois State Senate. Due to the demands of the new position...

Election 2020: Newman projected to upset Lipinski in Congressional D3 Democratic primary

by T.J. Kremer III, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

Democratic challenger Marie Newman is projected to unseat longtime Congressman Daniel Lipinski for her party’s nomination for the 3rd U.S. Congressional District.

As of press time, Newman led Lipinski by an unofficial vote count of 38,338...