For the third time in four years, the Fenwick boys water polo team won the DeSmet Tournament in St. Louis over the weekend. The Friars capped off a perfect 5-0 run through the tourney with an impressive 13-7 win over St. Louis University High School in the championship match
Bill Mahon had no knowledge of rugby when his son, Sean, started playing the sport at a local club six years ago while a freshman at Fenwick High School. Now he is the coach of a Fenwick team that is fast becoming one of the strongest high school programs in Illinois and just returned from a trip to Ireland.
For the second year in a row, OPRF is conducting a spring-only check of every family's place of residence. Families are required to bring into the school proof-of-residency documents, such as leases or mortgage statements.
A state lawmaker suggested last month that the River Forest Township annual town meeting would be a better forum to bring up a possible referendum on whether voters should opt to merge village and township government than to adopt legislation in Springfield.
The Oak Park Village Board of Trustees granted the seventh extension Monday to a proposed four-story office and retail building on Madison Street, giving developers 14 months to find tenants and a buyer.
Ten Oak Park restaurants are receiving honors for their sanitation efforts. The Oak Park Department of Public Health and Board of Health have given the coveted Johnson Restaurant Award to the top 10 highest scoring restaurants in the village for consistently meeting or exceeding food safety standards.