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Trustee victors look at post-election cooperation

After the Village Manager Association-backed candidates swept the Tuesday Oak Park trustee race, the three candidates are now looking at better intergovernmental cooperation to try … Read more ›

Greg Olenick, left, and Jim Massa vote Tuesday on a slow election morning in Naperville's Bethany Lutheran Church. (Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / April 5, 2011)

Record low voter turnout in suburbs

Suburban voters went to the polls in record numbers for Tuesday’s election — record low numbers. Officials in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Lake counties said … Read more ›

Forest Park Mayor Tony Calderone greets supporters while election results come in Tuesday night. (TribLocal photo/Jim Jaworski)

Mayor looks to boost business, maintain ‘style’

Tony Calderone admits he isn’t about change. After a small majority of voters handed Forest Park Mayor Calderone a fourth term, he said he will … Read more ›

Oak Park Elementary District 97 officials huddle around a laptop Tuesday night at Trattoria 225 to see election results. The district’s tax increase referendum passed with 54 percent of the vote. (TribLocal photo/Jim Jaworski)

District 97 avoids cuts, layoffs with tax increase

Almost 90 employees of Oak Park Elementary District 97 can breathe a sigh of relief after voters agreed to raise taxes for schools Tuesday. With … Read more › 2 comments


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Want to find out who won the local races in your town? TribLocal reporters, editors and producers are collecting those results for you and election … Read more ›


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Voters go to the polls April 5 for municipal and school board elections, and residents in some areas will also be choosing fire, park and … Read more ›

An anti-tax increase sign rests on a lawn near Lemoyne Parkway and Linden Avenue. The debate is amping up as the April 5 election nears. (TribLocal photo/Jim Jaworski)

Anti-tax group steps into Dist. 97 referendum fight

A Chicago-based anti-tax group has thrown its hat into the Oak Park Elementary District 97 tax increase debate, much to the happiness of referendum opponents … Read more › 2 comments

Volunteers try to sway tax increase vote

With the election less than a week away, hundreds of volunteers both opposed and in support of Oak Park Elementary District 97 are canvassing the … Read more ›

Turnout strong in Oak Park for early voting

More people are taking advantage of early voting in Oak Park, with almost 700 coming to village hall to cast a vote. Early voting wraps … Read more ›

Candidates talk Ridgeland Common, cutting costs

Two groups of candidates will be facing off for three seats on the Park District of Oak Park board, with Ridgeland Common and cost-cutting taking … Read more ›