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Council to vote on leasing Harley Clarke

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:58:32 +0000

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, 22 Jun 2017 21:10:41 +0000

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, 22 Jun 2017 20:14:46 +0000

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, 22 Jun 2017 19:18:37 +0000

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, 22 Jun 2017 18:51:53 +0000

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, 22 Jun 2017 15:17:25 +0000

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, 21 Jun 2017 19:41:09 +0000

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, 21 Jun 2017 18:48:03 +0000

 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, 21 Jun 2017 15:43:00 +0000

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, 21 Jun 2017 13:21:18 +0000

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.