News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2018

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

The road contractor is set to switch the traffic pattern to the south side of the Homer Glen corridor this Saturday, August 4 (Stage 2 switch). Eastbound traffic will begin to drive the new pattern starting at around 10 a.m. Striping of crossovers happens...

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159th Street Road Improvements
Posted on: October 18, 2017

IDOT Progress October 13 Update

View the IDOT update from October 13 through the Additional Info link here.

Additional Info... 159th Street Road Improvements
Posted on: October 16, 2017

IDOT 159th Progress Update

View the IDOT update from October 2 through the Additional Info link here.

Additional Info... 159th Street Road Improvements
Posted on: September 22, 2017

IDOT New Monthly Update Available

The Mayor and Village Manager attended a meeting with other regional Mayors and officials on August 14 regarding the 159th Street widening and reconstruction project. One of the requests to come out of that meeting was that IDOT would update all of the co...

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Additional Info... 159th Street Road Improvements
Posted on: June 8, 2016

June 22 IDOT Update Meeting on 159th Street Road Project

The Village of Homer Glen and the Homer Township Chamber of Commerce will host an informational session on IDOT’s 159th Street Improvement Project for Homer Glen 159th Street business and property owners on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. in the Vi...Read on...

159th Street Road Improvements
Posted on: January 8, 2016

159th Street Road Improvements - Project Update for 1/8/16

• Switching customer ComEd service over to the new utility poles is ongoing. ComEd will contact each customer to schedule their service cutover. Customers typically experience a planned electric power outage for a period of 2 to 4 hours to complete the se...Read on...

159th Street Road Improvements

News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2016

Yoga Studio, Italian Eatery and Automotive Service & Repair Businesses Now Open in Homer Glen

With a great start to the new year, Homer Glen celebrates its newest businesses with ribbon cuttings on February 23rd. RISING LOTUS YOGA, next to Village Hall at S. Founders Crossing, offers a peaceful space and community to explore yoga practice. Experie...Read on...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

View Photos of Homer Glen's 2015 New Business Activity

2015 was a very active year with many businesses opening in Homer Glen, including Big R, Nancy's Pizza, Dr. Z's Pharmacy (a custom compounding pharmacy), Wild Bill's RV & Outdoor Center, Steamers Hot Dogs, Vahalla Vitamins and others! Click on "A...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

Big R Store Now Open in Homer Glen

Big R launched its grand opening on Friday, May 15th. Located at the corner of Bell Rd & 159 St, Big R offers a wide array of goods including family apparel, sporting goods, camping equipment, pet and farm supplies, lawn and garden supplies, tools, e...Read on...

Business News
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Four New Businesses to Open and One Existing Business Will Relocate

“There continues to be good news regarding economic development and business start-ups in Homer Glen,” stated Homer Glen Mayor Jim Daley. In addition to the new Big R store and others, five new commercial leases have been signed with businesses preparin...Read on...

Business News
Posted on: February 2, 2015

Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe Working on Restaurant Expansion

One of Homer Glen's most popular restaurants, Blueberry Hill Breakfast Cafe and Pancake House, plans to expand their operation into an adjoining vacant 1,300 sq. ft. space. The proposed expansion and remodel will create a much larger waiting area for res...Read on...

Business News
Posted on: April 19, 2011

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News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Join Village Trustees in Attending American Legion Ceremony

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The inauguration of the Pfc. Michael C. Olivieri Memorial American Legion Post 2011, Homer Glen Ceremony will take place Sunday, May 26, 2019, 3:00 p.m. at  Marian Village, 15624 Drive in Homer Glen. For more information regarding the event, plea...

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Village News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Illinois American Water Offers Tips on Water Conservation

ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER REMINDS CUSTOMERS

ON WATER CONSERVATION

Offers Tips on Water Use as Temperatures Rise

Woodridge, Ill. (May 13, 2019) – With the onset of rising temperatures, Illinois American Water (IAW) would like to remind their customers...

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Village News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Registration for Special Needs Day at HomerFest is Now Open

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For Homer residents with Special Needs and their families, a pre-carnival time has been planned for Friday afternoon, June 21, from 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Event registration is required. For more information see the Event Flyer and Registration Fo...

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Village News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Village Receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Village of Homer Glen by Government  Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR)...

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Village News
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Community Clean-Up Day Event Cancelled

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Due to the weather forecast, the Community Clean-Up Day event scheduled for Saturday, April 27, has been cancelled.The purpose of the Community Clean-Up Day event was to provide fun and comradery while the community worked together to beautify Homer Glen....

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Village News
Posted on: April 22, 2019

New Traffic Calming Signs Raise Awareness

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Over the last few weeks, the Village of Homer Glen has installed traffic calming signage at several locations throughout the community. The purpose of these signs is to make drivers aware of their speeds in residential areas, which have generated concerns...

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Village News
Posted on: April 19, 2019

Invitation for Coffee and Conversation

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You are invited to join State Senator John F. Curran, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, and Homer Glen Mayor George Yukich for a casual conversation over coffee. Come share your thoughts on community and legislative matters important to you. The event w...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Mayor Yukich's 2019 State of the Village Address

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On Tuesday, April 16, Mayor Yukich presented his 2019 State of the Village Address at the Heritage Corridor Business Alliance luncheon held at Dinolfo's Banquets. His speech and slide presentation may be viewed by clicking on the appropriate links.

2019 St...

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Village News
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Welcome Dialysis Care Center Corporate Headquarters!

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Dialysis Care Center Opens Up Headquarters in Homer Glen

On Friday, April 5 Mayor Yukich and officials from Dialysis Care Center (DCC) celebrated the grand opening of the DCC's new corporate headquarters.

Dialysis Care Center is a multi-state international ...

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Village News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Homer Glen Named a 2018 Tree City USA

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Arbor Day Foundation Names Homer Glen Tree City USA

Homer Glen, IL, was named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Homer Glen achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the prog...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Caton Farm - Bruce Road Public Information Meeting

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Public Information Meeting

Thursday, March 21, 2019

4 P.M. - 7 P.M.

Lockport Township High School

East Campus

East Gym

1323 East Seventh Street

Lockport, IL 60441

Will County Division of Transportation will conduct a public information meeting to present north-so...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Village Board Hires New Village Manager

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The Homer Glen Village Board is pleased to announce Karie Friling as the new Village Manager. At the Village Board meeting on February 27, 2019 the Village Board approved an employment agreement with Ms. Friling, and she will assume responsibilities on Ap...

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Village News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Homer Glen Ranks #4 on Illinois Safest City List

SafeWise has released its fifth annual Safest Cities report, and the Village of Homer Glen has ranked number four on the list for Illinois. Using information that cities across the country report through the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting program, each year ...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Homer Glen #5 on List of Safest Cities in Illinois for 2019

HomeSnacks used FBI crime data for 300 cities with a population of more than 5,000 to determine which cities are the safest in Illinois. Homer Glen has maintained its number five position from last year. To read more about the methodology used and see the...

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Village News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

Flag at Half-Staff to Honor Former Representative John David Dingell Jr.

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Presidential Proclamation on

the Death of John David Dingell, Jr.

Issued on:

As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding service of former Representative John David Dingell, Jr., of Michigan - the longest-serving Member of Congress ...

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Village News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

ALERT - Emergency Water Shut-Off on Pinewood Ct.

Update 2/06/19 1:11 p.m.: A boil order has been issued for the affected area and will be in effect for 24 hours or until lifted.

The water has been shut off for emergency repairs. Illinois American Water will be replacing a fire hydrant at 14555 Pinewood C...

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Village News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

ALERT: Water Main Break at 14656 West Abbot Road

There is a water main break at 14656 West Abbot Road. The repair work has been turned over to the Illinois American Water Maintenance Department. Customers may experience low or no water pressure until repairs are complete.

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Village News
Posted on: January 26, 2019

Will County Clerk's Office Seeking New Election Judges

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JOLIET – Will County Clerk Lauren Staley Ferry is urging interested individuals from both major political parties to sign up to become an Electi...

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Village News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Gougar Road is Now Open

The sanitary sewer installation across Gougar Road between 151st Street and 159th Street has been completed. Gougar Road is now open.

Road Closure was due to work needed for the Fiddyment Creek Sanitary Sewer project.

As part of the Fiddyment Creek Sanitary...

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Village News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

ALERT - Boil Order in Effect: Heather Court and Heather Lane

At 11:37 p.m. on 1/10/19 Illinois American Water issued a boil order for all of Heather Court and 14339 through 14356 Heather Lane. The boil order will be in effect for 24 hours.

Posted on 1/10/19: Illinois American Water will be repairing a water main bre...

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Village News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Disposal of Real Christmas Tree

To dispose of your real Christmas tree, remove all decorations and

Place tree at the curbside next to your refuse cart on your regular garbage pick up day. 

or

Trees may be dropped off at the Homer Township Highway Department/Road District building,...

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Village News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Homer Glen Coat Drive

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Give the gift of warmth to an individual in need. The Village Hall will serve as a Salvation Army collection location for new and gently used winter coats, scarves, and gloves. Donations can be dropped at the Village Hall, from December 3 through December...

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Village News
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Flag at Half-Staff to Honor President George H. W. Bush

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Presidential Proclamation

Announcing the Death of

George H.W. Bush

It is my sorrowful duty to announce officially the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States, on November 30, 2018.

President Bush led a great America...

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Village News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

South Pointe Not Moving Forward as Other Residential Development Activity Continues

South Pointe Not Moving Forward in Homer Glen as Other Residential Development Activity Continues

 

Homer Glen, (November 30, 2018)

 

Homer Glen Mayor George Yukich announced today that M/I Homes will no longer move forward with the South Po...

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Village News
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Fire Risk is Greater During the Winter Holiday Season

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. Some not-so-fun facts:

  • One of every three home Christmas tree fires is caused by electrical problems.
  • Although Christmas tre...
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Village News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Will County and the Security of Election Results

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News Release from Nancy Voots - County Clerk

Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots believes strongly in the integrity of the voting process and takes great pride in the diligent testing of Will County’s voting equipment. “We follow all ...

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Village News
Posted on: October 23, 2018

Candace Rose Receives a Making the Difference Award

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At the Village Board Meeting on October 10, Mayor Yukich presented a Making the Difference award to Candace Rose for graciously volunteering and serving the Village's Plan Commission as Recording Secretary for over 16 years.

Candace Rose has been a residen...

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Village News
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Update Regarding Electricity Supplier

You may or may not have received a letter from ComEd regarding your electric supplier. The Village of Homer Glen is no longer participating in the Will Electric Aggregation Group program. Residents that were part of the Village's electric aggregation will...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Road Construction Status Update from Homer Township Road District

ROAD CONSTRUCTION STATUS provided by Homer Township Road District:

159th Street 

Winter scheduling and completion date estimates to follow in September, 2018. 

Rt. 6 

IDOT will be removing trees and shrubs along the Right-of-Way on ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 31, 2018

Taco Bell Signs On to Open at Homer Glen Plaza

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TACO BELL SIGNS ON TO OPEN AT HOMER GLEN BELL PLAZATaco Bell is the Village's newest retail tenant announcement for Homer Glen Bell Plaza at the southwest corner of 143rd/Bell. Taco Bell will open as a franchise restaurant in the multi-tenant building fro...

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Village News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Interim Village Manager Announced

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 Village of Homer Glen Hires Interim Village Manager

 

Homer Glen, (August 27, 2018)

 

The Homer Glen Village Board is pleased to announce that Anne Marie Gaura has been named Interim Village Manager. The Village Board appointed Ms....

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Village News
Posted on: August 27, 2018

Flag at Half-Staff to Honor U.S. Senator John McCain

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In honor of the death of United States Senator John McCain who passed away on Saturday, August 25, the flag has been lowered to half-staff.

Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Senator John Sidney McCain III

Issued on:



As a mark of respe...

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Village News
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Big Tree Champions Contest Winners Recognized

The winners of the Village of Homer Glen’s Big Tree Champions contest were recognized at the Village Board meeting on August 22. The Homer Glen Environment Committee created the contest to help identify the largest trees of each species within t...

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Village News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

TRAIL CROSSING SIGNS REMOVED FOR REPLACEMENT

Trail Crossing Flashing Signs

The flashing trail crossing signs on Parker Road near Culver Park have been removed and will be replaced by new signs. Trail users and drivers on Parker Road are encouraged to use caution at the trail intersection.

Village News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Planned Water Shut Off - Catawba Court on 8/22/18

Illinois American Water will be replacing a hydrant at 12211 Catawba Court. The affected area is all of Catawba Court. Service is expected to be off on 8/22/18 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A boil order will be in effect when service is restored.

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Village News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Governor Rauner Signed HB 4508, an Amendment to the Public Utilities Act

To the disappointment of Mayor Yukich, Village Trustees, and many residents who are Illinois American Water customers, Governor Rauner has signed House Bill 4508. The new amendment to the Public Utilities Act allows water utility companies to impose rate ...

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Village News
Posted on: August 20, 2018

"Alert" Planned Water Shut Off - Valley View Drive & Wildwood Ln

Illinois American Water will be replacing a hydrant at 13321 Valley View Dr.  The affected area is 13300 through 13340 Valley View Drive, and 16010 Wildwood Lane.  Service is expected to be off on 8/21/18 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. &...
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Village News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Parker Road Closure - Monday, August 20

Parker Road will be closed to through traffic at 14000 S. Parker for the installation of a new box culvert. Parker Road will be closed on Monday Morning, August 20, at 7:00 a.m. and will re-open to through traffic at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31. Messag...

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Village News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

West Nile Virus Found in Will County

Update to the article below: On August 7, Will county reported that they recently collected two west Nile traps in Homer Glen that have come back positive with West Nile. One trap was collected on July 31 and another trap on August 6.

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Village News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

The road contractor is set to switch the traffic pattern to the south side of the Homer Glen corridor this Saturday, August 4 (Stage 2 switch). Eastbound traffic will begin to drive the new pattern starting at around 10 a.m. Striping of crossovers happens...

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Village News
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Illinois American Water Performing Survey of Water Mains

Illinois American Water Company will be preforming survey work in Homer Glen!

 

Illinois American Water Company (IAW) is conducting Field Surveys of the water mains in the Homer Glen Service Area to allow for continued proactive maintenance and cap...

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Village News
Posted on: June 25, 2018

News Conference Regarding House Bill 4508

Citizens Utility Board's  director of governmental affairs Bryan McDaniel, State Senator Sue Rezin, State Senator John Curran, Mayor Roger Claar from the Village of Bolingbrook, and Mayor George Yukich held a press conference today at the Village...

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Village News
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Proposed 143rd Street Improvements - Lemont Road to Bell Road

In anticipation of the future travel demands on 143rd Street, Will County initiated a Preliminary Engineering Study for 143rd Street, between Lemont Road and Bell Road. On March 7, 2018, a Public Information Meeting was held at Hadley Middle School. &...

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Village News
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Village Board Begins Strategic Planning Process

At the October 25 Village Board meeting, the Board approved a contract with Northern Illinois University’s Center for Governmental Studies to provide facilitation for the strategic planning process. Strategic planning is a process that helps lea...

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Village News
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Lt. Governor Recognizes the Village of Homer Glen and Other Partners for Shared Services

Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti visited Village Hall on Thursday, April 13 to recognize the Village of Homer Glen and several intergovernmental partners for their ongoing efforts to promote shared services and cooperation among local units of gover...

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