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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.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013  ::   Moving the Harlem Avenue and Austin Boulevard ramps to the outside lanes is sure to dramatically change traffic patterns along the busy corridor through Oak Park
Monday, May 20, 2013  ::   June 7 is the deadline to register to be a participant, volunteer or sponsor of the annual July 4th parade, a local commemoration the nation’s birthday and celebration of Oak Park’s rich diversity. Click on the headline for more details.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013  ::   The Oak Park Farmers’ Market opened for its 38th season on Sat., May 18. The Farmers’ Market is held from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. every Saturday from opening day through October in the Pilgrim Congregational Church parking lot, 460 Lake St., one block west of Ridgeland Avenue.
Monday, February 25, 2013  ::   An increase in burglaries and thefts bumped up Oak Park’s crime rate in 2012, but robberies, a crime police say can have a significant impact on the public’s perception of safety, were at the lowest level in the past three years.
Monday, February 25, 2013  ::   The event brought together organic farmers, eco-friendly landscapers, local restaurants and other vendors. An urban goat farmer brought over some goats, which proved to be a hit among kids of all ages.
Monday, January 14, 2013  ::   After an examination of the Village’s Fire Department, alarm and dispatch facilities, and water supply by an independent organization that evaluates fire preparedness capabilities, Oak Park has retained its high ranking.
Monday, January 14, 2013  ::   Wild About Wellness, a cooperative effort to reduce the debilitating health effects of obesity, is advocating community-wide policy changes to increase physical activity and encourage nutritious eating.