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Tuesday, November 23, 2021  ::   A mid-morning fire in the 1000 block of Lake Street severely damaged two buildings and caused smoke damage to three other structures. A firefighter sustained a minor injury but no patrons, employees or customers were injured.
Monday, November 22, 2021  ::   Oak Park Fire Department veteran Ronald Kobyleski has been named the new Fire Chief. Kobyleski, who joined the Village in 1985, has held every rank in the Fire Department, including Interim Chief, Deputy Chief, Battalion Chief and Training Officer.
Thursday, November 18, 2021  ::   The Oak Park Police Department is joining law enforcement agencies across the state by participating in a safety campaign reminding drivers to Click It or Ticket and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, during what is expected to be one of the busiest travel times of the year.
Friday, November 12, 2021  ::   A 44-year-old Elmwood Park man was charged with driving under the influence after his vehicle crashed into Barnards Schwinn Cyclery, 6109 North Ave. The building sustained substantial damage and likely will need to be demolished.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021  ::   The Oak Park Department of Public Health is working with local public and private school officials to set up a series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning next week for children ages 5 to 11 now that pediatric doses have been granted federal approval.
Wednesday, October 27, 2021  ::   Pawfficer Howie, the officer wellness and community service dog for the Oak Park Police Department, has a new social media presence on Instagram. Residents can follow @pawfficer_howie to get a behind-the-scenes look at Howie's life.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021  ::   With the goal of improving energy efficiency across the community, the Village has launched the Better Homes, Better Planet campaign to link property owners to information, financial support and other resources that can help them plan for a more sustainable future.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021  ::   Official trick-or-treating hours will be 1 to 5:30 p.m. this year as public health officials offer guidelines and recommendations on how to celebrate as safely as possible with COVID-19 still present in the community.
Wednesday, October 6, 2021  ::   With the search for a new Village Manager underway, now is the time for Oak Park residents to give their feedback about the qualities the next person to hold the position should possess.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021  ::   A 19-year-old Indiana man has been charged with aggravated assault to a police officer for allegedly trying to use his vehicle to strike an officer and avoid questioning during a funeral procession on Roosevelt Road last month.