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Ridge to close tomorrow for bikers
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:34:59 +0000
Don’t try to drive down Ridge Avenue in Evanston tomorrow between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., the city warns, for it will be closed for the annual Bike the Ridge Drive.
Rosengarten steps up in 3-1 soccer triumph
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:16:31 +0000
No one connected to Evanston’s soccer program expected Gavin Rosengarten to be the next Adam Masters. But the junior goalkeeper has done more than just fill in for one of the best goalies in ETHS history.
QB leads New Trier to 38-17 romp over Wildkits
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:52:50 +0000
Combine the popularity of spread offenses with a quarterback with unique escapability and you’ll know why high school defensive coordinators lose a lot of sleep during the football season.
Oakton offers coaching on financial aid forms
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:07:44 +0000
The time to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid begins Oct. 1 this year, months earlier than previous FAFSA application cycles, and Oakton Community College will hold coaching sessions on completing the forms for four weeks this fall.
Robbery in parking lot on Asbury
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:33:17 +0000
A robber took a victim’s cell phone in the 100 block of Asbury Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Clinic on utility bills at Levy
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:47:46 +0000
Are you confused about the fine print on your utility bill? Then bring it with you to Evanston’s Levy Center next Thursday afternoon, where the Citizens Utility Board and State Rep. Robyn Gabel are co-sponsoring a utility bill clinic.
Post office to be renamed for Mikva
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:08:34 +0000
The U.S. House Thursday voted to rename the Evanston Post Office on Davis Street downtown in honor of Abner J. Mikva, who once represented Evanston in Congress.
NU student on bike dies in accident
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:39:32 +0000
An 18-year-old female Northwestern University student riding a bicycle was struck and killed near the intersection of Sheridan Road and Garrett Place about 5 o'clock this afternoon.
Planning and the driverless car
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:34:58 +0000
Communities like Evanston need to plan for the driverless car, but how that will impact driver behavior is anybody’s guess.