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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  ::   Oak Parkers who would rather share a car than own one have two choices. Zipcar, a for-profit, international car sharing company, and not-for-profit I-GO both offer programs in Oak Park.
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.
Monday, January 14, 2013  ::   The Oak Park Development Corporation (OPDC) has launched a new initiative to encourage sustainability related investments. The program received funding support from the OPRF Community Foundation.
Monday, January 14, 2013  ::   Like it or not, coyotes are a permanent fixture in Oak Park. But just seeing a coyote does not necessarily mean a dangerous situation for humans or domestic animals, officials say.

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