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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Oak Forest Police respond to break-in at Eagle Sports Range

On April 28 at approximately 4:30 a.m., Oak Forest police officers responded to a glass break alarm at the Eagle Sports Range at 5900 W. 159th Street.  Upon arrival, police officers observed that a large cinder block was used to break a window at...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Water and sewer rates to go up May 1

After a two-year rate freeze, the City of Oak Forest will increase its water and sewer rates on May 1 to cover the cost of operations as well as a 1.7 percent increase from its suppliers – the City of Chicago and the Village of Oak Lawn. &nb...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

We regret the error

In the spring issue of FYI, we state that you can receive a free 95-gallon cart from Homewood Disposal for yard waste. This is not accurate. There is an annual fee of $38 to rent the yard waste cart. However, please note that you can put yard waste in bro...

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Read Spring 2017 FYI
Posted on: April 4, 2017

Do I Need a Building Permit?

As the weather begins to warm up, the Building Department has been receiving calls from homeowners and contractors who are anxious to get started on home improvement projects. Here are some helpful hints while planning your spring projects.

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Spring reminders from Public Works

Yard waste pickup resumes April 3

Grass clippings, leaves and branches should be placed in brown yard waste bags, 32-gallon cans with red “Yard Waste Only” stickers (free at City Hall) or a 95-gallon cart (available from Homewood Dispos...

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