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Leaf blower stolen from alley on Dodge

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:38:39 +0000

A leaf blower, left unattended in an alley in the 1700 block of Dodge Avenue, has been reported stolen. This among the stories in this weekend’s Daily Crime Bulletin from Evanston police.

Frances Willard’s 178th birthday celebration

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:36:20 +0000

Evanston pioneer Frances Willard’s 178th birthday is coming up, and you are invited to join the celebration next Sunday at her Chicago Avenue home.

Savoyaires bring 'Pirates' back to Chute

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:19:44 +0000

The Savoyaires bring back Gilbert & Sullivan's classic "The Pirates of Penzance" next month for the company's 53rd annual production.

An update on the housing cost squeeze

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:15:23 +0000

With Evanston aldermen scheduled Monday to review the city's affordable housing programs, here's a look at how housing affordability has changed over the past several years.

Tallest building plan goes to preservation panel

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:38:43 +0000

Plans for what would become Evanston's tallest building are scheduled for review by the city's Preservation Commission Tuesday night.

Guilty verdict in murder of 14-year-old

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 15:06:58 +0000

25-year-old Wesley Woodson was found guilty Friday by a Cook County Circuit Court jury of the murder in Evanston five years ago of 14-year-old Dajae Coleman.

Dawkins delivers 4 TDs in Wildkit win over Fremd

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 05:39:08 +0000

Drew Dawkins already has at least one official offer  to play college football on scholarship and has also drawn the notice of several other schools that haven’t quite made that kind of commitment to him yet.

New museum to open here this month

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 22:23:47 +0000

The Halim Time & Glass Museum, showcasing a rare collection of historical timepieces and stained glass, will open to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 1560 Oak Ave. 

Books for a buck at the library

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:22:20 +0000

The Evanston Public Library has a deal for you:  High-quality gently used books for one dollar each.

Watches taken from a bedroom on Brown

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:17:35 +0000

Someone took a gold and silver Gucci watch and a gray Citizen watch from the bedroom of a home in the 700 block of Brown Avenue. This among the stories in today’s Daily Crime Bulletin from Evanston police.