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Wednesday, August 7, 2013  ::   An individual with more than 20 years of municipal government-related legal experience has been chosen as Oak Park’s new Village Attorney. The post was last held by Raymond Heise, who served as Oak Park’s Village Attorney for nearly 30 years before retiring.
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.