For residents of the Miller Woods community, the petition to de-annex the neighborhood from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) is nearly resolved. The residents raised enough funding to hire legal support for the initiative. The attorney, Neal Smith, is presenting the amended petition in court on July 21st. Mr. Smith will present a new survey of […]

The famous Dixie Highway, which connects the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico, is 101 years old in 2016. Celebrate this historic highway at the 15th Annual Drivin’ the Dixie , which passes through Steger, Crete, and other nearby towns. Participants are invited to follow a tour guide or map to historic points of […]

Make a plan for our region. The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) and its partners are developing a new comprehensive regional plan—called ON TO 2050—and CMAP needs your perspective on the how our region should look in 2050. Join the Village of Park Forest for an interactive workshop on Tuesday, June 14 to share […]

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Friday morning, Sergeant Gerald Ruff and Officer Ryan Boren stood outside 7-11 to fundraise Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. The money raised goes towards Special Olympics athletes. Thank you to the generosity of many customers who visited the 7-11 this morning and special thanks to the owner of the 7-11 for allowing the officers […]