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Oak Park village trustees vote against tax on medical marijuana

Oak Park village officials had proposed a 6 percent tax on medical marijuana, modeled after an already approved “medical cannabis…

Police arrest two men in a string of residential burglaries

After two months and 17 residential burglaries throughout Oak Park, police have arrested two Chicago men. According to the Oak…

10 quotes to remember Ernest Hemingway on his birthday

One of Oak Park’s most remarkable natives is Nobel-prize winning author, journalist and war hero, Ernest Hemingway. Born July 21,…

Divine Consign and TRENDS make it a pleasure to shop “mindfully”

After we purchased a home in Oak Park last fall, I fell into a dark hole of Pinning and pining…

Who let the dogs out… in Oak Park?

Being a dog owner for the last 11 years of my life, what I’ve always enjoyed more than anything is…

Memorial Day Speech from an OPRF Student

Good morning. Memorial Day is the one day a year we honor and remind ourselves of the young men and…

In Preparation of Flash Flood Season

Oak Park has seen its share of problems due to flash floods over the years. For example, the village was…

Mayor Calderone’s Community Toy Drive in Forest Park

The Forest Park Mayor’s annual holiday toy drive is tomorrow night, December 16th.  Bring an unwrapped toy to Cocina Lobos…

Mayor Calderone's Community Toy Drive in Forest Park

The Forest Park Mayor’s annual holiday toy drive is tomorrow night, December 16th.  Bring an unwrapped toy to Cocina Lobos…

Stop Throwing Your Money In The Trash

At the last Village Hall Meeting there was much discussion regarding the trash collections in an effort to raise money…

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