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Friday, October 2, 2015  ::   Oak Park's 1,240 fire hydrants will be tested this month, an annual ritual to ensure proper operations of these vital emergency response devices. If your notice cloudy water, just let the tap run for a couple of minutes and it should clear up.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015  ::   Three new police officers were sworn in as friends, family and their new colleagues looked on. They will begin their training program in October.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015  ::   Officials ceremoniously topped off the 21-story, mixed-use development at Lake Street and Forest Avenue. The project includes 270 rental apartments, 25,000 square feet of retail space and a new 588-space parking garage.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015  ::   As part of its efforts to control mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus, the Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled spraying in Oak Park beginning at about 9 p.m., Thurs., Sept. 17, weather permitting.
Monday, September 14, 2015  ::   With more than 300 videos and nearly 150,000 views to date, the Village’s official YouTube channel puts the sights and sounds of Oak Park on display for the world to see.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015  ::   Surveys have been delivered to the mailboxes of Oak Park residences selected at random to help the Village gauge citizen views on a wide range of community aspects and issues. About 1,200 responses are needed for a 95 percent confidence level.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015  ::   The first comprehensive review of Village zoning regulations since 2002 is now underway, as efforts focus on revisions to better align local laws with recommendations in Envision Oak Park, the community’s long-range comprehensive plan adopted last year.
Monday, August 31, 2015  ::   A vehicle taken at gunpoint in an early morning carjacking in northwest Oak Park last week and used in an armed robbery later the same day in a local hospital parking garage led to the arrest of three Chicago men.
Monday, August 31, 2015  ::   Kevin Collins, a school resource officer who works in Oak Park's Brooks Middle School, has been selected to receive the Award of Excellence from the Illinois State Board of Education.
Thursday, August 27, 2015  ::   The Oak Park Police Department will join law enforcement agencies across Illinois in targeting impaired and distracted drivers. The enforcement campaign runs from Aug 24 through Sept. 7