Category Archives: From the Village
Police Chief Rick Tanksley Announces Retirement

Following 33 years of service as a law enforcement officer, Oak Park Police Chief Rick C. Tanksley has announced his…

Vehicle Sticker Renewal Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline to renew vehicle stickers in Oak Park without facing a penalty is midnight on Thurs., July 14. Sticker prices increase…

Julia Scott-Valdez Named New HR Director of Oak Park

Julia Scott-Valdez, a public administration executive, experienced in municipal employee programs and services, was announced by Village Manager Cara Pavlicek as…

OPRF Officials: Village Water Mains Are Lead Free

Since the water crisis in Flint, Mich. was brought to national attention, communities across the United States have been undergoing…

Holiday tree collection underway and more From the Village

Holiday tree collection underway The Village’s refuse hauler is collecting holiday trees through next week. Trees should be placed by…

Police offer seasonal crime tips

Police offer seasonal crime tips The Oak Park Police Department is working to raise public awareness of some common crimes…

Park free on weekends and more From the Village

Wright home and studio to offer free tours Free tours of the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, 951 Chicago…

Restricted street parking and required snow shoveling, and more From the Village

Snow means restricted street parking When the snow emergency parking rules are in effect, parking is prohibited all hours on major…

Leaf collection needs residents’ cooperation and more From the Village

Leaf collection needs residents’ cooperation As the Village’s annual leaf collection program moves into the final weeks, public works crews…

Single-family rehab loans and more From the Village

Not too late for a flu shot Getting vaccinated against the flu in November or even December is still not…

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