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Thursday, December 30, 2021  ::   The Oak Park Department of Public Health announced that proof of vaccination will be required for patrons of dining, fitness and entertainment facilities in Oak Park effective Jan. 10. The public health order largely mirrors similar vaccine requirements set to go into effect in surrounding communities.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021  ::   Oak Park health officials are considering a range of additional mitigation measures as COVID-19 case rates near all-time highs both in Oak Park and throughout the region thanks to the rapid spread of the Omicron variant.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021  ::   Village officials, both past and present, joined representatives from the developer to break ground today for the new Pete’s Fresh Market that will be built on the north side of Madison Street, east of Oak Park Avenue.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021  ::   With winter holiday festivities rapidly approaching, the Oak Park Police Department announced that it will participate in a national enforcement campaign to crack down on impaired and unbuckled drivers through Jan. 3.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021  ::   Village Hall has closed its lobby to most in-person services until after the New Year. Officials cited a recent uptick in employees testing positive for COVID-19 and staffing issues during the holiday period for the action.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021  ::   The Oak Park Police Department is working to raise public awareness of some common crimes of the season by offering the tips to help reduce the chances of becoming a victim.
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.