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Thursday, May 23, 2019
LaDon Reynolds will drop the "interim" part of his title after being named the permanent choice for Oak Park's Chief of Police. The village's 13th head of law enforcement will be sworn in on Jan. 8 at...
The D200 School Board recently approved the largest facilities project in 50 years. The new project resulted from the Imagine OPRF Work Group and is estimated to cost $32,631,500, which will come from existing cash reserves. The...
Children's Urgent Care is offering discounted flu shots for children and adults through late January 2019 for Around Oak Park followers. "A number of local pediatricians and pharmacies have been sending their patients to...
One of my favorite parts about being the Editor is the opportunity to play with different types of content and see which platforms offer the most engagement, an essential part of what we do here at AOP. We launched this...

Holiday Safety Tips

'Tis the holiday season complete with festive lights, snowy days and, unfortunately, an increase in criminal activity. Most of the crimes that increase around this time of year are crimes of opportunity. The Oak Park Police Department has offered...
Madison Street from Harlem to Austin will soon be going on a "road diet" after the Village Board approved the measure to resurface and restructure the road in a 4-3 vote this week. The project is slated to begin...
Police are searching for three men involved in an armed robbery that took place the morning of Sunday, Nov. 25 near the 6200 block of Roosevelt Road. The victim, an Oak Park resident, told police that two men approached while a...

Snow In The Village

What brings that special dose of glistening white holiday cheer to the trees and streets of Oak Park also brings a sense of confusion over parking and shoveling-induced twinges of back injuries of Christmases past. If you are like me,...
A walk down Lake Street will no longer quell cravings of burgers and fresh cut fries. After ten years at 1115 Lake Street, Five Guys has closed their doors. A sign posted on the front door of the now barren...
Bridgett Baron, an Oak Park Resident for 24 years, has announced that she is running for a seat on the Oak Park Village Board of Trustees. Three of the six village board trustee seats are up for election on...