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Four new bike shelters located near the CTA Blue and Green lines each feature a Fixit station, which includes all of the tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance, from changing a flat to adjusting brakes.
Twelve artists are needed to create murals that will continue the transformation of the railroad retaining walls along the Green Line corridor from dull, blank concrete into canvases.
A new ordinance adopted by the Village Board designates the community as a welcoming Village where citizenship or immigration status would not be factor in any interaction between individuals and municipal employees.
The Village Board is conducting a comprehensive review of Oak Park’s wide array of parking rules and regulations. Public meetings are planned to discuss a variety of topics.
At Your Door Service goes into effect Jan. 1 and includes at-home pickup of unwanted electronics such as televisions, fax machines and printers and common hazardous household waste such as garden chemicals, automotive fluids and paint products.
Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb selected lifelong Oak Parker and Township Trustee Jim Taglia to fill the trustee slot left vacant by the resignation of Adam Salzman. A Village Board vote on the selection is set for Monday night.
In addition to paying at any parking meter or pay-by-space lot in the Village, residents and visitors now can also use the same convenient and easy-to-use Passport Parking app to secure an overnight on-street parking pass.
Like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But just seeing a coyote does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation for humans or domestic animals, officials say.
A one-inch rainfall on a 1,000-square-foot roof can send 600 gallons of water into the sewer system. Disconnecting gutters can help reduce backups.
Target announces plans to open a store in the major redevelopment project under construction downtown on Lake Street just east of Harlem Avenue. Doors are set to open in October.
A new hybrid street crossing signal is now operating on Chicago Avenue at Harvey Avenue to improve safety for both pedestrians and bicyclists crossing the heavily traveled roadway.
Pets are an important part of many households in Oak Park. Along with the companionship they provide come owner responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of the pet and the community.
Bike Fixit stations
Artists sought
Welcoming Village
Parking Study
At Your Door Service
Trustee pick
Pass via app
Coyotes at home
Disconnect gutters
New Target
HAWK signal
Pet ownership
  • Four new bike shelters located near the CTA Blue and Green lines each feature a Fixit station, which includes all of the tools necessary to perform basic bike repairs and maintenance, from changing a flat to adjusting brakes.
  • Twelve artists are needed to create murals that will continue the transformation of the railroad retaining walls along the Green Line corridor from dull, blank concrete into canvases.
  • A new ordinance adopted by the Village Board designates the community as a welcoming Village where citizenship or immigration status would not be factor in any interaction between individuals and municipal employees.
  • The Village Board is conducting a comprehensive review of Oak Park’s wide array of parking rules and regulations. Public meetings are planned to discuss a variety of topics.
  • At Your Door Service goes into effect Jan. 1 and includes at-home pickup of unwanted electronics such as televisions, fax machines and printers and common hazardous household waste such as garden chemicals, automotive fluids and paint products.
  • Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb selected lifelong Oak Parker and Township Trustee Jim Taglia to fill the trustee slot left vacant by the resignation of Adam Salzman. A Village Board vote on the selection is set for Monday night.
  • In addition to paying at any parking meter or pay-by-space lot in the Village, residents and visitors now can also use the same convenient and easy-to-use Passport Parking app to secure an overnight on-street parking pass.
  • Like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But just seeing a coyote does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation for humans or domestic animals, officials say.
  • A one-inch rainfall on a 1,000-square-foot roof can send 600 gallons of water into the sewer system. Disconnecting gutters can help reduce backups.
  • Target announces plans to open a store in the major redevelopment project under construction downtown on Lake Street just east of Harlem Avenue. Doors are set to open in October.
  • A new hybrid street crossing signal is now operating on Chicago Avenue at Harvey Avenue to improve safety for both pedestrians and bicyclists crossing the heavily traveled roadway.
  • Pets are an important part of many households in Oak Park. Along with the companionship they provide come owner responsibilities to ensure the health and safety of the pet and the community.

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  • Earth Fest Returns

    Earth Fest, the Village's celebration of green living and learning, will return for its eighth year on April 22. The midday event is full of food, vendors and activities for kids. The latest information will be posted online, so mark your calendars and check back regularly.

  • Municipal Election

    Oak Park will hold a Consolidated Municipal Election on April 4. Residents can register to vote from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday at Village Hall, 123 Madison St. More information about voter registration is posted on the Village website.

  • Wright Plus 150 Housewalk

    Tour the interiors of carefully restored landmark residences in Oak Park and River Forest on Sat., May 20 as part of the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust's celebration of the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth. For more information and event tickets, visit www.flwright.org/wrightplus.

  • Municipal Jobs

    Residents interested in working for the Village can keep track of job openings at www.oak-park.us/jobs, where descriptions and qualifications are posted for specific positions.