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City to seek plans for former gas station site

5 hours 40 min ago

Evanston's Economic Development Committee Thursday evening recommend the City Council direct staff to issue a request for proposals to redevelop the northwest corner of Church Street and Darrow Avenue.

Registration rule for home-based businesses revived

7 hours 20 min ago

Home-based businesses would be directed to register with the city under a plan approved unanimously by Evanston's Economic Development Committee Thursday evening.

Kits get the message in rout of Glenbrook North

15 hours 21 min ago

Mike Ellis sent the members of his Evanston basketball team an early message Thursday night at Beardsley Gymnasium.

Sprinters hold key to success for Kit swimmers

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 23:56

The buzz in the high school swimming and diving world over the past year has been that this might be the last year the Illinois High School Association will conduct the state finals at a high school pool.

Computer taken from unlocked Jeep

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 13:21

A laptop computer was among items taken from an unlocked 2010 Jeep in the 2300 block of Cowper Avenue. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Arrests made in Howard CTA shooting death

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:36

Chicago police reported have arrested two suspects in the Tuesday shooting death of a Rogers Park man, a relative of an Evanston pastor, at the Howard Street CTA station.

Howard senior housing plan advances

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:57

Plans for a 60-unit subsidized senior housing development on Howard Street were unanimously recommended for approval Wednesday by Evanston's Design and Project Review Committee.

Unlocked Nissan burglarized on Church

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:42

A burglar entered an unlocked 2002 Nissan in the 2000 block of Church Street. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Fran Joy to receive city arts award

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:11

Mayor Stephen Hagerty has named artist Fran Joy and Evanston Made as this year's recipients of the Mayor’s Award for the Arts.

First Church to get women's shelter

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 08:45

Plans to open a transitional shelter for homeless women at First United Methodist Church were discussed at a 1st Ward meeting in Evanston Tuesday night.

Defense never rests in CSL South debut for Kit girls

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 22:05

After suffering a knee injury the summer after her sophomore basketball season, Kayla Henning knew she might not be the same player again.

Instead, she blossomed into a smarter player, especially at the defensive end.

Danny Glover to speak at reparations forum

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 16:24

Actor Danny Glover is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a town hall meeting Wednesday, Dec. 11, promoting the reparations initiatlive in Evanston.

Man shot to death on Howard CTA platform

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 14:12

CTA service on the Red, Purple and Yellow lines was disrupted this afternoon after a 20-year-old man was fatally shot about 12:20 p.m. at the Howard Street CTA station

Auto burglaries on Maple, Dodge

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 13:32

Burglars took drugs and miscellaneous merchandise from cars parked in the 1600 block of Maple Avenue and the 1000 block of Dodge Avenue. These among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Activists seek anti-nuclear war resolution from Council

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:20

Peace activists in Evanston are hoping the City Council will adopt a resolution next Monday calling on the U.S. government to lead a global effort to prevent nuclear war.

Schakowsky joins Warren in bill to aid part-time workers

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:42

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Evanston is joining Massachusetts U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren to introduce a Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights Act, legislation they say will strengthen protections for part-time workers and allow them to better balance work schedules with personal and family needs.

Volvo stolen from apartment garage on Hinman

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 17:37

A resident of an apartment building in the 1500 block of Hinman Avenue  reported her 2015 Volvo was stolen from its parking space in the building’s garage. This among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Freshii 'closed for renovation'

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 17:31

The health-food restaurant Freshii in Evanston has shuttered, at least temporarily, with a sign posted in the window saying it's "closed for renovation."

Readers feed on food stories

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:20

Evanston Now readers have confirmed their interest in the food beat -- placing three restaurant-related stories among the four most read stories last month. Read on to learn what else was on their menu.

Why affordable housing is so hard here

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 05:30

I got a personal example recently of how hard it will be to provide more affordable housing in Evanston.