The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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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.
Monday, August 29, 2016  ::   The Village is hosting several free recycling events during the month of September, offering residents the opportunity to shred documents containing personal information, repurpose old clothes and exchange paint.
Monday, August 15, 2016  ::   Construction along Chicago Avenue reaches its final phase this week with the beginning of resurfacing that will span the entire stretch of the Village from Harlem Avenue to Austin Boulevard. The project is expected to last at least three months.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016  ::   Repairs to the Police Department’s underground garage at Village Hall may mean disruptions to street parking, but the parking lot and adjacent pedestrian entrance will remain open. The project is expected to be completed by November.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016  ::   Nominations are being sought for awards that recognize efforts by organizations, individuals and businesses to improve the Village through historic preservation, sustainability and accessibility. The deadline for nominations is October 14, with awards to be presented in December.