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Friday, February 23, 2018
The OPRF Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at FOSS Swim School on Friday, Feb. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to noon. FOSS is a Minnesota-based swim instruction school with 100,000 program graduates, 80,000 active students, and claims to...
A 13-year-old girl was able to break free from an attempted kidnapping in Oak Park late Monday afternoon, according to the Oak Park Police Department. According to a story reported by the Tribune, the girl was walking on the 600 block...
It must be Groundhog Day if the Patriots are in the Super Bowl again. Let me ask this… If Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow does that mean that Emperor Belichick and Lord Brady will win yet again? That’s right,...
This year’s NFL Playoffs have been thrilling to watch and it all comes to an end this Sunday at Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis when the reigning champion New England Patriots (sigh) take on the Philadelphia Eagles. Eagles fans will be flocking...
The Village of Oak Park is home to roughly 19,000 trees, all of which require a great deal of maintenance during the winter months. That is why residents should be on the lookout for no-parking signs until spring to...
The Oak Park Police Department has created Facebook and Twitter accounts to more efficiently communicate with the public. You can connect with them at facebook.com/VOPpolice and @VOPpolice. INVESTIGATION UPDATE: Three Chicago men have been charged in connection with the attempted...
This is the time of year I like to call Calendar Purgatory. We are waist-deep in the daily work or school grind. There are no days off in sight. The holidays recharged our batteries but that feels like ages...
Harrison Street, the central hub of the Oak Park Arts District, will look different come spring 2018 with new and expanded retail concepts in addition to a townhome development called the Flexhouse. Rahnquist Development Group and Campbell Coyle are the...
What is Oak Park Theater Month? Some of the higher-ups from the visitors' bureau of Oak Park got together and thought it would be a great idea to highlight local theater. In fact, the event is extending beyond Oak Park's borders...
Following a number of carjackings, shootings, and burglaries that have occurred at an increased pace over the past several months, the Oak Park Police Department will host four community forums to discuss crime prevention with the public. The schedule is as...

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