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Thursday, October 20, 2016  ::   Official hours for Halloween trick or treating in Oak Park are 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday., Oct. 31. Parents are encouraged to accompany young children, especially after dark, and inspect all treats.
Thursday, October 20, 2016  ::   The final electronics recycling event of 2016 will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 29 at the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. Residents also can recycle used books of all kinds in any condition during the event.
Friday, October 14, 2016  ::   Oak Park's annual leaf collection program begins Monday, Oct. 17 and continues through Dec. 1 with seven pickups planned for each section of the Village. Leaves should be raked into the street at least 18 inches from the curb the day before the scheduled pickup dates.
Thursday, October 13, 2016  ::   The Oak Park Police Department is more prepared than ever to assist citizens experiencing an overdose caused by heroin or prescription pain relievers now that officers are equipped with Naloxone, a fast-acting drug that can save the life of an overdose victim.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016  ::   Voters looking to avoid potentially long lines when Election Day arrives on Tuesday, Nov. 8 have options. Early voting begins Monday, Oct. 24 at Village Hall and continues daily right up to Election Day. Registered voters can also choose to vote by mail.
Friday, September 30, 2016  ::   October is Fire Safety Month. Always on call for emergency service, the Oak Park Fire Department maintains three shifts of more than 20 trained professionals ready to provide around the clock protection to residents.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016  ::   Two individuals, two local non-profit organizations and two Oak Park businesses have been honored with the Dr. William Fitzsimmons Public Health Award for their contributions to the health and well-being of Oak Parkers.
Thursday, September 22, 2016  ::   Ten Oak Park restaurants received 2016 Johnson Awards in recognition for having the highest two-year average inspection scores. Named for Oak Park’s first lunchroom operated in the 1890s at 124 Lake St., this is the 31st year the Johnson Awards have been presented.
Monday, September 19, 2016  ::   Oak Park property owners planning a fall project can get the permitting process underway online by using the VillageView portal. A key aspect of the system is its ability to provide real-time information as a permit submittal moves through the review and approval process.
Thursday, September 8, 2016  ::   As part of its efforts to eliminate mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus, the Des Plaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District has scheduled spraying in Oak Park, weather permitting. Should unfavorable weather conditions prevail, spraying will be delayed to a subsequent night.