News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2019

All Lanes Open on 159th Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday, November 27, all lanes are now open on the reconstructed and widened 159th Street (U.S. 6/Illinois 7) from Gougar Road in Homer Glen to Ravinia Avenue in Orland Park.

In order to complete th...

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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: 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: November 11, 2019

GoodLife Physical Therapy chooses Homer Glen for growth

GoodLife Physical Therapy 10-30-19 Groundbreaking

A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of a new facility for Goodlife Physical Therapy on October 30. The 6,000 SF medical building to be built at 14751 S. Founders Crossing will be ready for occupancy next year.

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Business News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Shorewood Home & Auto to construct new facility in Homer Glen

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A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the new building site for Shorewood Home & Auto on October 30. A new 27,882 square foot facility will be developed at 13639 W. 159th Street for occupancy in 2020. Shorewood Home & Auto offers power equipment f...

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Business News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Economic Development Homepage

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Visit the Economic Development Homepage to learn more about Homer Glen. This page offers an overview of the Village's access to consumers and transportation corridors, as well as demographics.

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Available Spaces and Properties

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Looking for a place to open your business? Find the inventory of the Village's available spaces and land sites and sort by locations and size for your use category. Call Economic Development Director Janie Patch at (708) 301-0632 for more information!

Property Inventory Business News
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Shop Homer Glen!

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The Village is home to hundreds of commercial and residential businesses. Visit the Business Directories for a comprehensive list.

Shopping & Dining Business News
Posted on: April 19, 2011

Stay Connected

Stay Connected allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Stay Connected today!

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News Flash

Posted on: August 27, 2020

Free "No Solicitors" Decals Available at Village Hall

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If you wish to prohibit solicitors from knocking on your door or ringing your doorbell at your home, the Village of Homer Glen is offering "NO SOLICITORS" decals free of charge to residents.

Please visit the Village Hall, Monday through Friday, 8...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Heritage Park Disc Golf Course

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This summer, the Heritage Park Disc Golf Course opened to the public. Disc Golf is a fast-growing sport that is friendly for all ages. The fun course takes players throughout the park, with 18 holes (baskets) of challenging obstacles, distances and angles...

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Disc Golf Printable Map and Guidelines for Play Home - Example Spotlights
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update Page

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The Village of Homer Glen will continue to provide regular updates to our residents and local businesses, as information becomes available.  Village staff is in constant communication with its partner agencies and first responders to make sure ne...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Will County Reopening!

Exciting news! The Governor’s Office announced that Will County has reached the threshold to move out of the enhanced mitigation restrictions that have been imposed on Region 7 for the last several weeks. 

Restaurants and bars can now re...

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Village News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Halloween Happenings

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Halloween is Saturday, October 31, 2020. Trick-or-Treat hours in the Village are 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

For residents who do not want to participate in trick-or-treating this year, the Village has a "No Trick or Treat" sign that may be ...

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No Trick Or Treat Sign Village News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Water Mains and Fire Hydrant Flushing to Begin September 14

Illinois American Water will place signs in the neighborhoods where flushing is occurring. While the flushing program is underway, customers may experience a slight drop in water pressure or temporary water discoloration. Customers should refrain from doi...

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Village News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Gas N Wash Breaks Ground

Gas N Wash Groundbreaking 08-27-20

On Thursday, August 27, Mayor Yukich, Village Trustees and Village Staff, joined Gas N Wash and R Carlson & Sons in a groundbreaking ceremony. The Gas N Wash located at the corner of 159th Street and Gougar Road will open in the first quarter of 2021....

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Village News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

ComEd Announces Bill Payment Assistance Program

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 BILL PAYMENT ASSISTANCE FOR INCOME ELIGIBLE CUSTOMERS

As the economy reopens, ComEd recognizes you may be experiencing financial hardship, so they are offering additional bill assistance to help you pay your energy bill.

PROGRAM DETAILS

The ComEd B...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Community-wide Mosquito Spraying Tonight

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Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place tomorrow night, July 22, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. Residents can receive advanced notice of spray events by contacting Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management directl...

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Village News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Construction Notice

Beginning on August 3rd, the Will County Department of Transportation will be resurfacing the Bell Road bridge across Long Run Creek.  The project will involve the resurfacing of the bridge deck and adjoining pavement, for the bridge across Long ...

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Village News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Village Board and Road District Announce Plan to Pursue Transfer of Stewardship to Village

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Press Release (PDF)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

CONTACT

Karie Friling, Village Manager of Homer Glen kfriling@homerglenil.org

Mike DeVivo, Homer Township Road District Commissioner homerhighway@aol.com

Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Tr...

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Village News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for July 22

Weather permitting, a community-wide mosquito spraying is scheduled to take place tomorrow night, July 22, between 8:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. Residents can receive advanced notice of spray events by contacting Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management directl...

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Village News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Spraying for Gypsy Moth to Take Place Friday, June 26

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The Illinois Department of Agriculture in cooperation with US Forest Service and the Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread Foundation plan to make an aerial application of mating disruption in New Lenox and the southern portion of Homer Glen later this month. Weathe...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Avoid Long Emissions Testing Lines

Bell Side 7 has been inundated with vehicles for emissions testing. Waiting time has been as long as 2.5 hours. Please call first. If the line is too long, go to the Joliet testing facility (3501 Mall Loop Drive).

The Secretary of State has extended vehicl...

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Village News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Village Hall to Reopen Monday, June 1

On Monday, June 1, the Village Hall will reopen to the public. All persons entering the building will be required to wear a mask. Social distancing will be enforced. The Village Public Committee meetings will also reconvene, and the Village Board meetings...

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Village News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Broque Backal Appointed to Village Board

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Congratulations Broque Backal!At the Village Board meeting last night (May 27), Broque Backal was appointed and sworn in as a new Village Board member. Backal is a 25 year resident of the Village and was the current Chairman of the Plan Commission. He rep...

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Village News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

IAW Recommends Building Operators to Flush Pipes

Extended periods of inactivity in buildings can cause lead leaching or legionella growth in water pipes and taking proper steps can help minimize potential exposure to both these contaminants. As buildings reopen, businesses, school districts and property...

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Village News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Road Improvements to Route 6 Begin May 4

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Road Improvements to Route 6 between Haas Road and Spring Meadows Drive will begin May 4. There have been issues with seasonal flooding on Route 6. IDOT will widen and raise the road to correct and increase the drainage that flows under it. 

Const...

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Village News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Resources for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

During the COVID-19 stay-at-home order our local responders are seeing an increase in domestic calls. If you, or someone you know, needs assistance please refer to the link provided by the Will County’s State’s Attorney Office regardin...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Guide For Those Struggling To Repay Debts

The Governor’s office has heard from constituents across the south suburbs with issues ranging from "How am I going to pay my rent?" to "I’m going to miss my student loan payment".

If you are struggling to repay your...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Homer Fire Districts Seeking Donation Items

The fire districts and public safety partners that protect Homer Glen are in need of the following items:

• Hand Sanitizer• Hand Soap• Medical gloves• Disinfectant wipes• N95 masks• Homemade & other...

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Village News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

ComEd Warns Customers About COVID-19 Related Scams

ComEd Warns Customers About COVID-19-Related Energy Scams Imposters take advantage of individuals who are self-isolating to steal money and personal information 

CHICAGO (April 7, 2020) – As the state of Illinois and the world navigate t...

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Village News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Village Parks and Playgrounds are CLOSED.

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Village Parks and Playgrounds are CLOSED. 

 Please observe social distancing practices when using trails, sidewalks, and/or open spaces. Thank you! Stay safe and healthy Homer Glen!!

Village News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Help for Consumers Struggling to Make Payments

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced help for consumers struggling to make payments on their debts due to the COVID-19 crisis and guidance for its regulated financial sectors.

IDFPR press release with links for...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Spread Cheer to Our Homer Glen Seniors

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CARDS FOR SENIORS - Village of Homer Glen ask residents to spread cheer to Homer Glen Seniors

During these difficult times, our senior citizens can become lonely and isolated. Schoolchildren of all ages can make them feel a little less anxious by sending c...

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Village News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Village Board Launches COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program

Village of Homer Glen Launches COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Program - Partnering to Keep the Lights On

Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees are proactively responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a program to financially assist small busin...

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Village News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Village of Homer Glen COVID-19 Update

A Message from Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees;

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-em...

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Media Release Village News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Boil Order Issued for Shetland, Prairie, Martingale

Illinois American Water has issued a boil order for the following areas: 14547-14653 Shetland Dr., 12450-12425 and 12356-12416 W. Prairie Dr., all of Prairie Ct., 12355-12407 W. Martingale Ln. The boil order will be in effect for 24 hours or until lifted....

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Village News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Assistance Program

Mayor Yukich and the Village Board of Trustees are proactively responding to the COVID-19 outbreak with a proposed program to financially assist small businesses to Keep the Lights On. The proposed program would provide financial assistance to eligible in...

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Media Release Village News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Arbor Day Foundation Names Homer Glen a 2019 Tree City USA

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Homer Glen was named a 2019 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 program’s four requirements: a tree board or depar...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Get Your Household Ready for Coronavirus Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourages household members to prepare for the possibility of a COVID-19 outbreak in their community. Visit the CDC Interim Guidance page for information on how to prepare your household and additional...

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Village News
Posted on: December 28, 2019

Christmas Tree Recycling

Natural Christmas trees may be disposed of by placing the tree at the curb on your regularly scheduled waste pickup day or dropping them off at the Homer Township Road District, 14400 W. 151st Street (please look for sign for placement location). All deco...

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Village News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Village Hall Will be Closed for Holiday

The Village Hall will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 & 25.

Village News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Emergency Water Shut Off

Update 12/18/19 11:07 a.m.: There is a boil order issued for the Illinois American Water service area within the Village of Homer Glen. The affected areas are 13805 through 13917 West Stoneoak Way, 14508, 14509 and 14511 South Boulder Drive. This boil ord...

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Village News
Posted on: November 28, 2019

All Lanes Open on 159th Street

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday, November 27, all lanes are now open on the reconstructed and widened 159th Street (U.S. 6/Illinois 7) from Gougar Road in Homer Glen to Ravinia Avenue in Orland Park.

In order to complete th...

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Village News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

159th STREET CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

159th Street Traffic Pattern Change

Please use caution on 159th Street as IDOT has changed the traffic configuration to stage 3, meaning traffic will now be using the outermost lane in each direction. Construction will now focus on the median. Lane shifting should also be expected as the ro...

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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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