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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...

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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...

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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...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled

Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place Thursday night, May 24, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. If it rains on Thursday, the treatment will take place on Friday night, May 25. Residents can receive advanced notice...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Dollar Tree Coming to Homer Glen

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Today, Mayor George Yukich announced the Dollar Tree store will be coming to Homer Glen. The national retailer has signed a lease for 10,000 square feet occupying a single-tenant building in the soon to be developed Homer Glen Bell plaza.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Volunteers Needed for HomerFest

HomerFest Volunteers Needed

Enjoy the music, earn community service hours, and help support our community festival. Volunteer time slots are available June 21-24. Event t-shirt, snacks, and refreshments will be provided. Volunteers can sign up online using the links below or call 70...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Hydrant Flushing Week of May 21- 26

The following streets will be affected by hydrant flushing this week:

Partridge Ln, Pheasant Ln, Chestnut Ln, Winchester Ct, Independence Way, Cheshire Ct, Derby Ln, Hank Ct, Mustang Dr, 143rd St, Somerset Rd, Mallard Dr, Garavogue Ave, Winchester Rd, Some...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Road Resurfacing Work to Begin

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Road resurfacing work will begin tomorrow in the areas highlighted on the map in the photo. Sawing is to start on Thursday with concrete removal scheduled for Friday. This is all part of the Village's 2018 Street Resurfacing Program. The contractor for th...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Hadley Road Resurfacing

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Will County Division of Transportation (WCDOT) is patching and resurfacing Hadley Road between Parker Road and the Cook County line. Tree removal and tree trimming will also be occurring. The project completion date is June 30. Road flaggers and traffic c...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Environment Committee Sponsors Big Tree Champion Contest

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In honor of Arbor Day, the Homer Glen Environment Committee is looking for the biggest trees in the Village of Homer Glen. Nominations for every type of living tree that exists are encouraged to be submitted. Verification of measurement will be made by th...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Illinois American Water to Host Open House Presentation with Q&A

ILLINOIS AMERICAN WATER TO HOST OPEN HOUSE PRESENTATION WITH Q&AMondayApril 30, 20186:30 - 7:30 p.m.Hadley Middle School Gym15731 S. Bell Road

Please note that this is not a Village of Homer Glen event. This information is being shared because the topi...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

Enbridge Pipeline to Perform Maintenance Work on Dixon Lane

Starting Friday, April 27, Enbridge Pipeline will be performing some maintenance work on Dixon Lane adjacent to the ComEd easement. The work will be focused on the east side of the road with a traffic bypass lane on the west side.The project is anticipate...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Mayor Yukich's 2018 State of the Village Address

On Tuesday, April 17, Mayor Yukich delivered his 2018 State of the Village Address at the Homer Glen Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon held at Dinolfo's Banquets. The entire presentation, slides, and speech can be found at the following links:

2018 State o...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

"Alert" Emergency Water Shut off on Mulranny Drive

The water has been shut off for emergency repairs of a water main break at 13209 Mulranny Drive. The affected area is 13165 through 13251 Mulranny Drive. Service is expected to be off on 4/12/18 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. A boil order will be in effec...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Aerial Video Shows Progress in Heritage Park

Phase 1 of Heritage Park is 52% complete and will be finished in June. Take a look at the aerial video Update 1 for a view of the progress in the park. Additional videos will be posted as the work progresses. For more information about Heritage P...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

"Alert" Boil Order - Parker Rd. and Shoshoni Dr.

A boil order has been issued for the following Illinois American Water service area within the Village: 14025 through 14110 Shoshoni Drive, and 13526 West Catawba Lane. This boil order will be in effect for 24 hours or until lifted.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Major Reconstruction to Chickasaw Hills Water Reclamation Facility has Begun

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Major reconstruction of Illinois American Water's Chickasaw Hills water reclamation facility (WRF) site located on Parker Road and Seminole Trail was started this month (March 2018). The construction is estimated to be completed in the fall of 2019.&n...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

ICC Responds to Conference Call with Mayor Yukich

On March 2, Mayor George Yukich, Trustee Brian Burian, and Village Manager Mike Mertens participated in a conference call with Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) staff regarding the Village’s concerns with water and sewer rates. The Executive Director of ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2018

IDOT TO ACCELERATE 159TH STREET ROAD CONSTRUCTION

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IDOT TO ACCELERATE 159TH STREET ROAD CONSTRUCTION

The Illinois Department of Transportation has approved acceleration for the 159th Street improvement project in Homer Glen, according to Illinois Transportation Secretary Randall Blankenhorn. Paving will st...

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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: February 20, 2018

IDOT Damage Claim Form

In order to file a claim with the Illinois Department of Transportation for damages due to potholes, submit the completed IDOT Claim Form to Illinois Department of Transportation, Region 1 Claims Office, 201 West Center Court, Schaumburg, IL 60196.

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Village News
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Homer Glen #5 Safest City in Illinois 2018

The National Council for Home Safety and Security has placed the Village of Homer Glen as #5 on their Safest Cities in Illinois 2018 list.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Road District Salt Supply Will Last the Entire Season

Historically the Road District uses between 2,000 and 3,800 tons of salt annually depending on the severity of the winter. At the start of the season the Road District had access to 5,000 tons of salt. To date under 2,000 tons has been used. The Homer Tow...

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Snowbirds Can Save on Their Water Bill

Before you fly south for the winter this year, remember to close your Illinois American Water account to avoid fixed charges while you are away. View the Illinois American Water flyer or call their Customer Service Center: 1800-422-2782 for more informati...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Emergency Water Shut Off - Affecting Shetland Dr and Martingale Ln

Illinois American Water is repairing a water main break at 14640 S. Shetland Drive. The water has been shut off for emergency repairs. The affected areas are 12355 through 12407 Martingale Lane and 14547 through 14640 S. Shetland Drive. Service is expecte...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

ILLINOIS BEGINS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

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ILLINOIS BEGINS BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

Today at noon, the Village joined municipalities and counties throughout the state in an Illinois Bicentennial Flag Raising Ceremony. As Illinois approaches its 200th year of statehood, the ceremony was used to help...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Fire District Seeking Part Time Administrative Assistant

Part Time Administrative Assistant Position

 

The Homer Township Fire Protection District is currently seeking applicants for a part-time Administrative assistant position. This position is responsible for a variety of business related administrati...

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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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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Gas N Wash Approved by Village Board

GAS N WASH APPROVED BY VILLAGE BOARD(a) Automobile service station subject to the condition that the proposed semi-truck fueling dispensers, including the two fueling lanes, are eliminated from the site plan,(b) Mini-mart associated with the gas station,(...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Homer Township Fire Protection District Receives $318,812 Grant

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Congressman Dan Lipinski has announced that the Homer Township Fire Protection District has been awarded $318,812 through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The grant will help with the purchase of a water tank...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

United Sates Flag is at Half-Staff to Honor the Victims of the Tragedy in Las Vegas

The Village of Homer Glen joins the nation in mourning the lives lost and wounded in the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a sign of respect for the victims of the senseless act of violence, the flag of the United States will be flown at ha...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Village Rolls Out Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

The mobile AEDs will enable Will County Sheriff's Patrol Units to administer potentially life-saving measures prior to the Emergency Medical Technicians arriving to the scene of an emergency in the Village.

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Electric Aggregation Program Update

The Village of Homer Glen, along with 17 other municipalities in Will County, has been a member of the Will Electric Aggregation Group since 2012. The sole purpose of this group is to gain buying power for the purchase of competitively priced electricity ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Heritage Park Update

Learn more about Phase I construction of the Village's Heritage Park

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

IAW Conducts Wastewater Collection System Cleaning

Beginning in the month of August 2017, Illinois American Water will be cleaning its wastewater collection mains in the Homer Glen service area. This cleaning is scheduled to continue through the summer. This cleaning will not affect your wastewater servic...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Illinois American Water to Rehabilitate Water Storage Tank

Illinois American Water is rehabilitating the Chicago Metro water storage tank on Pebble Creek Court. The 250,000 gallon elevated tank was originally constructed in 1990. The water tank will be taken out of service to complete the necessary work, which in...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Will County Launches Emergency Preparedness Smartphone App

The Will County Emergency Management Agency has announced the launch of a new emergency preparedness smartphone app entitled Ready Will County. This application will enable residents to create and manage personal emergency plans in the palm of th...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Northern Border Pipeline Company to Perform Mitigation Work Starting July 5

Crews from Northern Border Pipeline Company will be working west of Bell Road between 159th Street and 143rd Street on the Commonwealth Edison utility corridor. Residents may observe equipment and activities related to the planned maintenance work.&nb...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

IL Environmental Protection Agency Awards Grant Funding to the Village of Homer Glen

The Village of Homer Glen's Section 319 application for funding has been approved by the Illinois EPA. The grant funding will cover 60% of the total costs for water quality and drainage-related work on the Heritage Park site.

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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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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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