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Monday, November 21, 2016  ::   It is with great sadness that the Village of Oak Park must report the tragic death of a member of its police family. Anthony P. Razzino, 45, was discovered by a friend at about 4:30 p.m. Friday in his South Oak Park Avenue home.
Friday, November 18, 2016  ::   The Oak Park Police Department is joining safety advocates nationwide in spreading the message about the importance of seat belts in advance of Thanksgiving weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016  ::   The formal public hearing on the proposed 2017 budget is scheduled for Nov. 21, the culmination of multiple public meetings where officials dove deep into the details of how the Village will meets its financial and service obligations in the year ahead.
Friday, November 11, 2016  ::   Major construction projects nearing completion, well underway or soon to begin within blocks of Lake Street are adding new residential units, retail space and public parking to the mix in Oak Park's central business districts.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016  ::   Electricity customers who receive a letter from Constellation Energy Services, but already participate in the Village’s aggregation program will be enrolled automatically on Dec. 1, unless they choose to opt out by following the instructions in the letter.
Thursday, October 27, 2016  ::   Oak Park residents are invited to join new Police Chief Anthony Ambrose as he discusses his community-oriented approach to policing from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 9 in Council Chamber of Village Hall.
Thursday, October 20, 2016  ::   Official hours for Halloween trick or treating in Oak Park are 3 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. Parents are encouraged to accompany young children, especially after dark, and inspect all treats.
Thursday, October 20, 2016  ::   The final electronics recycling event of 2016 will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 29 at the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. Residents also can recycle used books of all kinds in any condition during the event.
Friday, October 14, 2016  ::   Oak Park's annual leaf collection program begins Monday, Oct. 17 and continues through Dec. 1 with seven pickups planned for each section of the Village. Leaves should be raked into the street at least 18 inches from the curb the day before the scheduled pickup dates.
Thursday, October 13, 2016  ::   The Oak Park Police Department is more prepared than ever to assist citizens experiencing an overdose caused by heroin or prescription pain relievers now that officers are equipped with Naloxone, a fast-acting drug that can save the life of an overdose victim.