Trustees on the River Forest village board still need to decide if and how they might tackle a flooding problem in the north section of the village that may not be completely solved by a new sewer line.
When MacLouis Robinet was a kid growing up in a small Louisiana town during the Great Depression, he was known as the boy who could fix anything. Or, as his parents liked to say, the boy who thought he could fix anything.
The Park District of Oak Park is good at soliciting community input and forming partnerships with other organizations, but there is room for improvement in its use of technology and the way it measures employee performance.
Park district staff members are still working to put together a comprehensive field study detailing the use and conditions of all their playing fields since receiving a request a year ago for a turf field at Taylor Park.
A man police arrested Wednesday morning for alleged abduction attempts of Oak Park students just minutes apart may also have been involved in an incident Tuesday afternoon, when another student told police she was followed home from Oak Park and River Forest High School, according to a statement from Oak Park police.