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Gubernatorial candidate visits Evanston

2 hours 18 min ago

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bob Daiber stopped by Curt's Cafe South in Evanston this morning where he spoke about his campaign to about a dozen local residents.

Attempted burglary on Simpson

2 hours 35 min ago

Burglars damaged a lock as they attempted to enter the yard of a home in the 1600 block of Simpson Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Centenarian to receive honorary degree from ETHS

3 hours 5 min ago

Naomi Wheatley Thompson should have graduated with her Evanston Township High School class in 1935, but she had to drop out to work to help her mother take care of the family during the Great Depression.

Summer fun: Arts and crafts, garden tour, concert

6 hours 7 min ago

Summer in Evanston -- and there's lots to do for fun over the next few days. 

Long-time local business gets new name

8 hours 9 min ago

After nearly a century in operatoin, a local auto repair business is getting a new name.

Council to vote on leasing Harley Clarke

11 hours 24 min ago

Evanston aldermen Monday are scheduled to vote on a proposal to direct the city manager to negotiate a long-term lease of the city-owned lakefront Harley Clarke mansion to the non-profit Evanston Lakehouse & Gardens group.

Traffic implications of ETHS house move

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:10

Parking and traffic will face some minor disruptions Monday morning as a two-story house built by students at Evanston Township High School this year is moved to its final resting place at 1509 Emerson St.

You ought to be in pictures ...

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:14

Why, yes, and now's your chance! Evanston-based production company CorradoMooncoin is filming the feature film "The Pages" in Evanston this summer. And they're looking for extras.

More find work, but jobless rate still rises

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:18

The number of Evanstonians with jobs increased by 417 in May compared to the month before, but the jobless rate still inched up by 0.1 percent because even more people started looking for work.

Two vehicles damaged on Park Place

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:51

Two cars--one on the street, the other in a driveway--sustained damages in the 3200 block of Park Place. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

New apartments smaller? Here's one reason why

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:17

A new report from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning may help explain why apartment sizes in new developments in Evanston are shrinking.

Two charged in supermarket robbery

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:41

A Chicago man has been charged with armed robbery and a Chicago woman with retail theft after an incident at the Jewel supermarket on Chicago Avenue in Evanston Monday afternoon.

Bike stolen, furniture damaged, shots heard

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:48

 A bicycle was stolen on Maple Avenue, lawn furniture was damaged on Brown Avenue, and shots were reported on Havard Terrace and Callan Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Cops: Living here not key to caring

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:43

Evanston police officers, speaking at a community forum Tuesday evening said the fact that most of them don't live in Evanston doesn't mean they don't care about the community.

Participatory budgeting for NU Good Neighbor Fund

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 08:21

Community activist Debbie Hillman proposes using a participatory budgeting process to allocate Northwestern University’s annual $1 million Good Neighbor Fund contribution to the city of Evanston.

Wildkits claim 4th place at national mat tourney

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 22:51

Sunday turned out to be a special Father’s Day for Evanston head wrestling coach Rudy Salinas.

‘Double-taxed’ Evanstonians want out of Skokie district

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 17:07

There’s a small piece of Evanston that lies in the Skokie Park District, and a group of residents there is petitioning to get out.

Burglars steal knife from BMW

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:53

A Weatherman knife was stolen from a 2012 BMW in the 800 block of Crain Street. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Biss unveils property tax reform plan

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 14:23

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Daniel Biss of Evanston today unveiled what he calls a comprehensive approach to fix Illinois’ broken property tax valuation, assessment, and appeals system.

Aldermen: City needs affordable housing spending plan

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:59

Evanston aldermen, during a planning and goal setting discussion Monday night, concluded their two top priorities are to plan for possible state-forced budget cuts and to figure out how best to spend the money in the city's growing affordable housing fund.