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Wednesday, May 25, 2016  ::   Construction is underway for a sewer and street repair project that will cause closures along Chicago Avenue for much of the summer. During the first phase of construction, Chicago Avenue will be completely closed from Ridgeland Avenue to Scoville/Fair Oaks Avenue.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016  ::   More than 140 information and activity booths, live music and a food court featuring local restaurants are among highlights of 43rd annual event celebrating diversity and community involvement.
Monday, May 16, 2016  ::   Oak Park Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a young jogger early Sunday evening. The suspect's description of the man is similar to one given after a report of public indecency on Feb. 22.
Monday, May 16, 2016  ::   Beginning May 24, Village foresters will be working with contractors to plant nearly 350 trees across the Village over the course of about a week.
Monday, May 16, 2016  ::   Oak Park's 1,240 fire hydrants are being tested 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.
Monday, May 9, 2016  ::   New rates that allow up to 90 minutes free parking in downtown garages are among the latest changes designed to benefit shoppers and businesses in downtown Oak Park.
Friday, April 29, 2016  ::   With a new public garage, convenient valet service and time limits in three surface lots to encourage turnover, shoppers are finding a range of new parking options in downtown Oak Park.
Friday, April 22, 2016  ::   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. The deadline to apply for first round is fast approaching.
Thursday, April 14, 2016  ::   The body of a man found Monday morning in a bathroom at the main branch of the Oak Park Public Library has been identified as that of Todd Leslie, 48. His last known address was the 7500 block of Brown Avenue in Forest Park. Cause of death has not yet been determined, but foul play is not suspected.
Monday, April 11, 2016  ::   Two men and two male juveniles from Chicago were charged in connection with hijacking a car from two senior citizens at about 5 p.m., Thurs., April 7 in 700 block of North Grove Ave. The carjackers were arrested within minutes of the incident, thanks to the quick action of the victims and their ability to identify the suspects in a street line up after they were captured less than three miles away.

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