August 23rd, 2019 2:20 PM
On Aug. 23, Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 officials announced a major curriculum change designed to address a historic problem at the high school — for years, the majority of students in freshmen honors courses have been white while college prep courses have contained a disproportionate amount of black and brown students.
August 22nd, 2019 4:57 PM
Those who use the Home Avenue pedestrian bridge over the Eisenhower Expressway will have to find another route for the month of September.
August 22nd, 2019 3:58 PM
Patrons at Lake Theatre thought they were going to see "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" or "Dora and the Lost City of Gold" – instead they got stuck with transformers.
August 21st, 2019 2:15 PM
At an exhibit titled, "We the People?" at the Main Library in Oak Park, Chicago-area photographers document how the United States government responded to communities of color in the aftermath of the 2017 hurricane season.
August 21st, 2019 12:19 PM
The Oak Park Police Department has arrested a Chicago man and charged him with one count of misdemeanor battery in connection with an incident on Monday, Aug. 12, where he allegedly groped a woman from behind.
August 21st, 2019 11:15 AM
Circuit court clerk decides against reelection, opening path to field of challengers
August 21st, 2019 11:09 AM
The River Forest Park District Board of Commissioners unanimously voted on Aug. 12 to approve a grant application for up to $400,000 from the state's Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) program.
August 21st, 2019 11:04 AM
Cameron was only 6 years old when he first came to Hephzibah Home on North Boulevard in Oak Park.
The River Forest Park District Board of Commissioners is open to considering the possibility of acquiring and then vacating the portion of Keystone Avenue that runs through Keystone Park.
August 21st, 2019 10:52 AM
On a Friday afternoon in Oak Park's Pleasant District, the music is thumping, and while the 200-seat Cajun Boil & Bar isn't packed, the restaurant has attracted a solid crowd of about a dozen tables.
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