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Township Board: Officials continue to wait on decision for recording meetings

August 19, 2019 by Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

The Homer Township Board is nearing a decision on the public’s demand from April that it begin recording its meetings and making the videos available online to the public, though nothing has officially been decided as its Aug. 12...

Peace Corps volunteer returns after two years in Cameroon

by Thomas Czaja, Senior Editor News

When the time came to pick a program to apply to, Liz Srbeny knew she wanted to live somewhere in Africa.

The Homer Glen resident had already had the experience of teaching English in Chile for a year under her belt...

New Lenox mayor announces run for McDermed’s soon-to-be-vacant seat

by Sean Hastings, Contributing Editor News

New Lenox Mayor Tim Baldermann is running for State Representative of the 37th District.

Margo McDermed, the sitting State representative for the 37th District, announced last month she would not be seeking reelection...

Village Board: Officials approve purchase of holiday lights display totaling nearly $150K

by Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Village

The Homer Glen Village Board voted unanimously at its Aug. 14 meeting to approve an extensive purchase of holiday lights for the Active Core section of Heritage Park. 

The $149,359.25 purchase will be split up into...