January 24th, 2020 4:40 PM
The community got its first look at the plans for the proposed Madison Street Pete's Market during a Jan. 24 public meeting at Oak Park's main library.
January 24th, 2020 4:26 PM
In light of last winter's polar vortex, the Oak Park Homelessness Coalition has created the Polar Vortex Response Team to transport people experiencing homelessness to safe areas when extreme cold temperatures strike.
January 24th, 2020 4:22 PM
Eight elected officials, including four village government officials from Oak Park and River Forest, have endorsed congressional hopeful Kina Collins in her campaign to represent Illinois's 7th district, which includes most of River Forest, all of Oak Park and much of Chicago's West Side.
January 23rd, 2020 2:05 PM
Police Chief LaDon Reynolds launches internal investigation into police handling of Dec. 20 incident
January 22nd, 2020 4:36 PM
The senior residential community planned for 711 and 725 Madison St. is returning to Oak Park's Plan Commission Jan. 23 with a modified design plan.
January 22nd, 2020 4:00 PM
River Forest's Plan Commission, spurred by state mandate, is working to bring more affordable housing to the village. How to do that in a built-up community dominated by single-family homes, whether to describe affordable housing as a burden or opportunity and raising the potential of more coach houses all came up Jan. 21 at a meeting of the volunteer commission.
January 21st, 2020 2:37 PM
Their music defies description – alternative, indie, folk-rock, Americana, roots? Some try to label, but nothing quite fits.
January 21st, 2020 2:28 PM
When Wright Plus returns on May 16, the historic housewalk will have a River Forest focus, and walk participants will gain access to eight private residences and two landmarked buildings designed by Wright and his peers.
January 21st, 2020 2:09 PM
A dark gray Ford Escape pulled up alongside a black 2013 Volvo S80, the keys of which were inside; a man hopped out of the Ford's passenger seat and into the Volvo, then drove off, stealing the vehicle at 10 a.m., Jan 17 from the 1100 block of Garfield Street.
January 21st, 2020 2:06 PM
River Forest's District 90 is about halfway through developing its strategic plan for 2020-25, a guide to direct the district's focus for the next five years.
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This is an excellent article. I have been concerned that Oak...
By Judy Humowiecki
Posted: January 24th, 2020 9:50 PM
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How sad that the place that gave us Frank Lloyd Wright would...
By Marie T Perkins
Posted: January 24th, 2020 8:04 PM
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What were the planners employed by Oak Park thinking when they...
By Christopher Goode
Posted: January 24th, 2020 6:51 PM
This is a pretty sad looking project. If this is the best that...
Posted: January 24th, 2020 6:28 PM
I am curious, but is Ms. Collins related (perhaps grandchild?)...
By Jeff Schroeder
Posted: January 24th, 2020 5:17 PM
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