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Wednesday, August 7, 2013  ::   Oak Park Police are reporting a decline in crime through the first six months of 2013, a decrease they attribute to the continued vigilance of citizens who take an active role in eliminating opportunities for crime and reporting suspicious activity.
Monday, August 5, 2013  ::   Oak Park police will step up traffic enforcement as part of National Stop on Red Week, Aug. 4-10. The goal is to raise awareness about the risk of running red lights.
Thursday, August 1, 2013  ::   The 2013 award winners received awards for their service at a special ceremony on July 29.
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.