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Tuesday, July 10, 2018  ::   Nominations are being sought for the Village's annual awards that recognize efforts by organizations, individuals and businesses to improve Oak Park through property preservation, sustainability and accessibility.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018  ::   Oak Park’s efforts to make it quick, easy and cost-effective to get permits to install solar arrays have earned the Village gold status from the U.S. Department of Energy. Oak Park is one of only 84 communities in the country to earn gold status and the eighth in Illinois.
Friday, July 6, 2018  ::   The Public Works Department is testing new LED lamps on four blocks in the community. Residents are invited to visit the test blocks and share their views on the different color ratings via an online survey.
Thursday, July 5, 2018  ::   If someone calls or knocks on your door promising a better deal on electricity, proceed with caution. Enrollment for Oak Park’s municipal electricity aggregation program typically opens in the fall when notices are mailed to all eligible customers.
Thursday, June 28, 2018  ::   For the second time this year temperatures and humidity are predicted to push the heat index dangerously high. Public health officials are advising residents to protect themselves and their loved ones from the sometimes severe consequences of extreme heat.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018  ::   The 14-year-old from Chicago was charged today in connection with a carjacking in Oak Park earlier this week in the 700 block of Wesley Avenue. He was charged with one count of aggravated vehicular hijacking after being identified by the victim.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018  ::   The many dimensions of Oak Park will be on display when the annual July 4th parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4 from Longfellow Park at Ridgeland Avenue and Adams Street. Parade participants march north on Ridgeland Avenue to Augusta Street.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018  ::   The Oak Park Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies across the state in stepping up traffic enforcement with a focus on drunk and unbuckled drivers during the Independence Day holiday, an all-too-often deadly time on Illinois roads.
Monday, June 25, 2018  ::   A 28-year-old Chicago woman has been charged in connection with a panhandling incident that escalated into a stabbing in the early morning hours of June 17 by the East Avenue Blue Line exit. Diamond A. Gatewood of the 2000 block of North Kilpatrick Avenue in Chicago has been charged with one count of attempted armed robbery and one count of aggravated battery.
Friday, June 22, 2018  ::   A juvenile is in custody in connection with two attempted carjackings at about 5:30 p.m. yesterday in the 800 block of Belleforte Avenue and 1200 block of Columbian Avenue. Neither vehicle was take and no injuries were reported.

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