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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Fire Station 2 closed for repairs

FIre Department news flash

Due to a broken sprinkler pipe, Fire Station 2 at 4907 W. 167th Street is currently closed while undergoing repairs. In order to ensure continued service to residents and businesses, all operations, including manpower and equipment will be handled out of...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Bremen Township is open for tax appeals until March 1

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Bremen Township is open for tax appeals for the City of Oak Forest now through March 1. Appeal forms are available in the Clerk's Office and in the Building Department at City Hall. These forms must be completed and turned in by March 1.

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

City, EM8 Properties break ground on mixed-use development

Shovels in ground

The City of Oak Forest and EM8 Properties broke ground on the mixed-use development at 4800 W. 157th Street on Thursday, January 12. Construction of the mixed-use development, which includes 75 multi-family units, commercial first-floor space and...

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Posted on: December 7, 2022

Register for the Fleadh 5K and parade

News Flash Fleadh

The Oak Forest-Crestwood Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Oak Forest will host the 14th Annual Oak Forest Fleadh on Saturday, March 4.   The community event includes the CNB Fleadh 5K race at 8:30 a.m. and the family parade on Central Ave...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Be prepared for winter weather

News Flash snowfall reminders

Winter weather is here! Here are a few points from the city's snow emergencies ordinance that you should be aware of before the snow begins to fall.  

  • Keep streets clear for snow plows. Parking is not allowed on city streets at any time w...
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