The second community forum hosted by Village President Anan Abu-Taleb — this time accompanied by Trustee Adam Salzman — kicked off with a vocal group of residents asking about one topic that's got some unanswered questions: the proposed Lake and Forest development.
Hiring a community and economic development director has been on the village hall to-do list for more than a year, but with Village Manager Cara Pavlicek moving from interim to permanent, the hiring of a new village attorney, and a shift in village board leadership, it got pushed to the backburner.
The National Transportation Safety Board, the federal agency tasked with investigating Monday morning's Blue Line crash at the Harlem stop, released a report Oct. 4 detailing its "urgent" recommendations for the Chicago Transit Authority.
Edward Solan, executive director of both the Oak Park Residence Corporation and the Housing Authority of the Village of Oak Park, announced Wednesday that he'll retire from both organizations at the end of the year.
Oak Park residents and leaders were in agreement about one thing when it comes to the Illinois Department of Transportation: They're not happy about how the Eisenhower Expressway expansion project has been relayed to the people it impacts most.