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Village votes to conclude partnership with Divvy

The Oak Park Board of Trustees voted 4-3 Tuesday against renewing its contract with Motivate International Inc., the New York-based company…

Know Your Neighbors: Brittany & Spencer McCreary of Veltway Sessions

Brittany (Britt) and Spencer (Spence) McCreary are the power couple behind Veltway Sessions, a high-quality music production studio that records…

Bite Nite & Foodie Fest Return for 4th Year

Bite Nite & Foodie Fest will return once again in 2018, giving Oak Parkers the opportunity to sample local fare…

This Weekend Around Oak Park

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Berk, @mermaydjenny You’re going to want to keep your warmest clothes handy over the weekend even…

Fenwick to Host Top-Ranked Simeon on MLK Day

The Fenwick Friars (8) will host the Simeon Wolverines (1) at the Martin Luther King Day City/Suburban Classic taking place…

OPRF High School alum to compete in Winter Olympics for the second time

Oak Park native and 2014 Oak Park-River Forest (OPRF) High School graduate Emery Lehman has been named to the United…

10 Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Photo courtesy of Tina Harle, @tinyrectangles The holidays have come and gone but decorations are everywhere. The Christmas tree is in…

South Humphrey Avenue Fire Damages Home, No Injuries Reported

A fire that damaged a single-family home on the 800 block of South Humphrey Avenue Tuesday afternoon left nobody hurt,…

This Weekend Around Oak Park

And just like that, 2017 is over. Have you met all of the resolutions you set in place 12 months ago?…

Oak Park Discount Variety Store Robbed At Gunpoint

Oak Park Discount Variety Store, 416 N. Austin Boulevard, was robbed by two armed suspects around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon….

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