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Thursday, June 2, 2016  ::   A public administration executive with extensive experience in a wide range of municipal employee programs and services has been hired as Oak Park’s new Human Resources Director, Village Manager Cara Pavlicek announced today. Julia Scott-Valdez, who has served as Human Resources Director for the City of Rockford since August 2010, is scheduled to assume her new duties in Oak Park on July 11.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016  ::   Oak Park Police are investigating the first shooting in the Village this year in what officials are calling an isolated incident not involving any Oak Park residents. The shooting occurred at about 2:30 a.m., Sat., in the 1000 block of South Oak Park Avenue.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016  ::   Public Works crews will likely spend the next few days cleaning up damage created by the severe storm that struck Oak Park on Tuesday afternoon.
Friday, May 27, 2016  ::   Oak Park Police made seven arrests in two days this week, putting a dent in the criminal element targeting not only Oak Park for burglaries and robberies, but River Forest and Berwyn as well.
Thursday, May 26, 2016  ::   Construction is underway for a sewer and street repair project that will cause closures along Chicago Avenue for much of the summer. During the first phase of construction, Chicago Avenue will be completely closed from Ridgeland Avenue to Scoville/Fair Oaks Avenue.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016  ::   More than 140 information and activity booths, live music and a food court featuring local restaurants are among highlights of 43rd annual event celebrating diversity and community involvement.
Monday, May 16, 2016  ::   Oak Park Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a young jogger early Sunday evening. The suspect's description of the man is similar to one given after a report of public indecency on Feb. 22.
Monday, May 16, 2016  ::   Beginning May 24, Village foresters will be working with contractors to plant nearly 350 trees across the Village over the course of about a week.
Monday, May 9, 2016  ::   New rates that allow up to 90 minutes free parking in downtown garages are among the latest changes designed to benefit shoppers and businesses in downtown Oak Park.
Friday, April 29, 2016  ::   With a new public garage, convenient valet service and time limits in three surface lots to encourage turnover, shoppers are finding a range of new parking options in downtown Oak Park.