January 17th, 2021 10:30 AM
Simone Boutet, a sitting Oak Park village trustee, has dropped out of the village presidential race for a second time. In a statement posted on Facebook Jan. 16, Boutet announced her decision to step down again by quoting William Shakespeare's Hamlet – "to thine own self be true."
January 15th, 2021 8:19 AM
Joan and Jim Collins are unique in their long history in the village, their work in the architectural field, their E.E. Roberts house and the imprint they will leave behind when they leave Oak Park.
January 14th, 2021 5:30 PM
The coalition supporting Black village board candidates, Represent Oak Park has rescheduled the virtual campaign launch for trustee contenders Juanta Griffin, Anthony Clark and Chibuike Enyia that was set to happen this Thursday night.
January 14th, 2021 5:27 PM
When Emanuel "Chris" Welch was a student at Proviso West High School in the late 1980s his classmates liked him and were impressed by him. He was known as a good athlete, a smooth talker, and was class president all four years in high school. Classmates expected him to go far.
January 13th, 2021 6:15 PM
Oak Park trustee candidate Chibuike Enyia will officially be on the ballot for the April 6 municipal election. However, it remains to be seen if the ballot will include Anthony Clark, also running for trustee.
January 13th, 2021 1:37 PM
The Oak Park-River Forest-Forest Park area is lucky to have such an abundance of excellent purveyors of the pie, including Jimmy's Place, Gaetano's and, of course, Bertolli's.
January 13th, 2021 11:45 AM
Lawrence (Larry) R. Hosty, 74, died peacefully on Christmas Day, 2020.
January 13th, 2021 11:43 AM
Daniel Philip Lavery, 88, of Oak Park, died on Jan. 1, 2021.
January 13th, 2021 11:42 AM
Dennis Michael Sheehan (or "Denny Mike" as his family knew him), 79, of Oak Park, died on Jan. 4, 2021.
January 13th, 2021 11:38 AM
Although some problems should have been anticipated, no one would have believed that this demonic dictator of a president was planning a coup.
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