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Wednesday, July 31, 2013  ::   With an estimated 30,000 coyotes currently living in Illinois, like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But seeing one does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation.
Friday, July 26, 2013  ::   The mulch, a byproduct of the spring and summer storms that swept through the area this year, is free for the taking.
Thursday, July 18, 2013  ::   Last year's awards showcased the zero waste practices at Beye Elementary School, a greywater recycling system at an Oak Park single-family home and a vegetable garden built atop a residential garage.
Monday, July 15, 2013  ::   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.
Friday, July 12, 2013  ::   The new website is a step toward responsive design for better display on mobile devices, which are becoming increasingly popular as web browsers.
Thursday, June 13, 2013  ::   Improvements include new pathways, tennis courts, a stage area, a new plaza surrounding the Peace Triumphant Monument, a new tot lot and over 70 new trees.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013  ::   Work on the proposed changes to the building codes continues, as the Building Codes Advisory Commission prepares recommendations for Village Board review.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013  ::   The parade was followed by a fireworks display at dusk in the football stadium of Oak Park and River Forest High School, near East Avenue and Lake Street
Tuesday, June 11, 2013  ::   Each block may schedule two block parties per year, but since some weekends fill quickly, plan early to get preferred dates.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013  ::   A chilly afternoon didn't stop locals from enjoying A Day In Our Village. Click through to view a gallery of photos from the event.