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Goncharova completes comeback with 2nd place finish

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 16:56

Stories about comebacks don’t always have happy endings.

Improved offensive line helps Kits roll into playoffs

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 00:55

No one connected with the Evanston football program objected to sharing the credit Friday night when the Wildkits punched a ticket to the Illinois High School Association Class 8A state playoffs for the 7th time in 8 years.

Goncharova advances to state semifinals

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 23:37

Anastasia Goncharova played better on the second day of the Illinois High School Association Class 2A state tournament than she did on the first day.

Lower height lowers hurdle to approval for Albion

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 17:08

When the Albion Residential planned development on Sherman Avenue goes back before Evanston aldermen Monday it will be 15-stories tall, rather than the 16-story project that was held at the Planning and Development Committee two weeks ago.

Chef DiBattista to demo at farmers' market

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 16:31

Chef Vince DiBattista of Evanston’s Campagnola Restaurant and Union Pizzeria, known for his renderings of simple Italian dishes featuring locally sourced ingredients, will be the featured chef at tomorrow’s Evanston Farmers' Market.

Two charged after shots-fired incident

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:48

Evanston police have charged two men with aggravated discharge of a firearm after a shots-fired incident in the 400 block of Custer Avenue.

Chicago man charged with retail theft

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 13:01

Sam's Club was the scene of a retail theft arrest Thursday. That's among the items in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

'Active adult' high-rise planned for Oak

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 05:41

Developers told residents at a sparsely attended neighborhood meeting Thursday evening that they hope to build a 17-story building targeted to the "active adult" market on what's now a parking lot at 1727 Oak Ave. in Evanston.

Police: Drugs, guns found in raids

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:37

A 40-year-old Evanston man faces charges of being an armed habitual offender after police say they recovered drugs and a gun from his Custer Avenue apartment and a second gun from a storage locker he rented in Skokie.

Stolen package contains books, ice cube trays

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:19

The thief who stole a package delivered to a home on Monroe Street yesterday was probably dismayed to find it contained only two books and a set of ice cube trays. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Affordable housing plan clears city staff review

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:20

A city staff committee approved plans for a 16-unit affordable housing development on Dempster Street Wednesday, setting up a second vote next month at City Council about funding the project.

Panel suggests tweaks to Crown Center design

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 06:55

Zoning amendments still have to be adopted, but preliminary plans for the new Robert Crown Center were reviewed by Evanston's Design and Project Review Committee Wednesday.

Kits bury Prospect 7-2 in regional soccer opener

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:53

Franz Calixte knows that good defenses can hold down high octane offenses with a concentrated effort once postseason play begins.

Libraries to close for a day, reluctantly, on Nov. 10

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 22:29

Despite the fact that its budget is in good shape, the Evanston Library Board of Trustees voted Wednesday night to close its doors on Nov. 10, not because it has to pinch its pennies, but because the City of Evanston is in financial difficulty.

One treated for hypothermia after water rescue

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:30

Evanston fire crews responded to a water rescue call on the lakefront late this afternoon after reports that three people on two different sailboarts had fallen into Lake Michigan.

St. A's dedicates new STEM lab

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:11

St. Athanasius School in Evanston held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for its new science, technology, engineering and mathematics lab and learning center.

Sun shines brightly on Evanston’s solar efforts

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:22

Evanston’s efforts to make it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar has earned it a Gold designation from the U. S. Department of Energy’s  SolSmart program.

Parts stolen from parked car

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:46

It was a quiet day for crime in Evanston on Tuesday with just two incidents to report in the daily crime bulletin.

Here's a look at a 1727 Oak rendering

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:56

Evanston city staff this morning provided a preliminary rendering of the planned 17-story active adult building planned for 1727 Oak Ave.

Synagogue redesign gets thumbs down again

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 07:05

Plans to modify and expand the Tannenbaum Chabad House at 2014 Orrington Ave. were rejected by Evanston's Preservation Commission for the third time Tuesday night.