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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Olympia Fields Park District Update on COVID-19

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Dear Residents,

With all the uncertainty, summer 2020 is going to be much different than previous summers in our community. The Restore Illinois Five Phase Plan issued by Governor Pritzker’s Office is the plan directing how we move forward based ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Village Hall will re-open to the public Monday, June 15th

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The Village of Olympia Fields is now in Phase 3 of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan. Village Hall will re-open to the public Monday, June 15th and Village staff will return to semi-normal working hours, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. M...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

Message from the Acting Chief of Police

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Similar to enforcement questions referencing travel, and essential business’s the Olympia Fields Police Department will continue to act as community caretakers working to further educate citizens and businesses about the shelter at home and

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Guidance on the use of face masks

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The Illinois Department of Public Health released a guide on the use of face masks.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Message from the Acting Chief of Police

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Department of PoliceVillage of Olympia FieldsActing Chief Scott Morgan20040 Governors HighwayOlympia Fields, Illinois 60461

Dear Olympia Fields Residents,           

The COVID-19 virus has presented an u...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Executive Order 2020-10 and FAQs About the Order

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Governor Pritzker released Executive Order 2020-10. Click on the link to read.

On Friday, March 20th, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-10 requiring all Illinoisans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Metra Outlines Plans as Chicago Area Begins to Reopen

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As Illinois and the Chicago region move toward establishing a “new normal” in the time of COVID-19, Metra is providing more details about the steps it is taking to ensure passengers will feel safe using its system. 

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

SBA Loans Available

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All Illinois small businesses (according to SBA’s size standards) and private non-profits can now apply for loans of up to $2 million through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program. If your busin...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

South suburbs contain 5 communities with nation’s top black homeownership rates

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A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts finds that five communities with the nation’s highest rates of black homeownership are located in the south suburbs.

Olympia Fields — where 98 percent of black residents own...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

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Where Black Homeownership Is the Norm

STATELINE ARTICLEBy: Tim Henderson Topics: Demographics & Economy Read time: 5 min
Sterling Burke, president of the board of trustees of Olympia Fields, Illinois, near his home. The ...
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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Olympia Fields Named Among 10 Best U.S. Suburbs for Retirement

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Retirement destinations: 10 best U.S. suburbs to consider for your golden years

10 best U.S. suburbs for retirement ranked

Author: Lorie Konish, CNBC

Published: 10:47 AM EDT April 18, 2018

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT April 21, 2018

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

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Knowles: Olympia Fields resident works to help black women obtain a variety of leadership roles

Sandra Finley was mentored by the late activist Arnita Young Boswell, the first national director of the early learning ...

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