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Saturday, May 26, 2018
Several parents of Oak Park District 97 students attended a school board meeting on Tuesday to speak out against a recent proposal that will eliminate bus services for the area's eight elementary schools. If executed, the plan will save up...
Construction will officially begin on Wednesday, April 11, for an affordable housing project in Oak Park targeted towards low-income mothers. Nonprofit organization New Moms will host a groundbreaking ceremony from 1-2 p.m. at the future location of the development, 206...
If you are reading this, that means you are curious about how to spend your weekend Around Oak Park. In case we haven’t made that clear, that’s how we came up with the name for the publication. Clever, right?...
A male home invader assaulted and robbed a woman in her residence on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in Oak Park Wednesday evening around 5 p.m., according to the Oak Park Police Department. The man confronted the woman...
While it certainly doesn’t feel like it, it’s officially spring! A time of new beginnings (once the snow stops). This is especially true for Melody Kratz, the co-owner of Studio 8, a popular vintage boutique specializing in up-cycled furniture,...
One man has died following a fire that took place at an Oak Park condominium at around 9 a.m. Easter morning, April 1. The condo building is home to 10 other families who are now displaced as a result...
Yesterday we asked you which Major League Baseball team best represents the communities of Oak Park, River Forest, and Forest Park as a way of celebrating Opening Day. However, we didn’t ask you just for fun. We asked because...
A woman's car was stolen in a bump-and-run on Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Oak Park Avenue and Van Buren Street. The thief struck the victim's 2014 Ford Explorer from behind and then proceeded to drive off with the...
After receiving just over 45 percent of the vote, Fritz Kaegi beats out incumbent Joe Berrios and fellow candidate Andrea Ralia as the Democratic nominee for Cook County Assessor. Berrios conceded, telling his supporters “the results are the results.” Kaegi,...
Children’s Urgent Care, a youth medical center that accepts walk-ins for patients aged 0-21 years-old, opened a location in River Forest a short three months ago. This is the second location for the medical group that promises short wait times...

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