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  • Evanston's first legal bed-and-breakfast makes splashy debut

    Evanston's first legal bed-and-breakfast makes splashy debut
    French toast made from fresh challah bread bought from Bennison’s Bakery topped the breakfast menu last Thursday at Stone Porch, Evanston’s first legally conforming bed-and-breakfast. It was served with a (non-GMO, no hormones or steroids)...
  • Suburban officials speak against fire department staffing bill

    Suburban officials speak against fire department staffing bill
    Nearly two dozen suburban leaders on Tuesday ramped up their opposition to a proposal in Springfield that would subject fire department staffing levels to collective bargaining and binding outside arbitration. Representatives from Evanston, Oak Lawn,...
  • Evanston Animal Shelter's euthanasia policies under review

    Evanston Animal Shelter's euthanasia policies under review
    Some volunteers of the Community Animal Rescue Effort have raised concerns about high euthanasia rates, lengthy animal stays and other issues at the city’s animal shelter under the group’s leadership, prompting city officials to look at an...
  • Evanston lessens penalty for pot possession

    Evanston lessens penalty for pot possession
    An ordinance that lessens penalties for those in Evanston caught with 10 grams or less of marijuana received unanimous approval from aldermen at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Originally proposed by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl, the ordinance...
  • Evanston plans Twitter town hall meeting

    Evanston plans Twitter town hall meeting
    Evanston will hold its first town hall meeting on Twitter this month. Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl will host the session at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 as the city turns to social media an effort to increase public participation in municipal affairs. Starting Feb. 8,...
  • Charges in slaying of boy, 14: 'Hate, disgust, sadness'

    Charges in slaying of boy, 14: 'Hate, disgust, sadness'
    Evanston teen Dajae Coleman was fatally gunned down last weekend by a man who mistakenly targeted him while looking for revenge, authorities said today. Wesley Woodson III, 20, of the 1700 block of Ashland Avenue in the north suburb, is charged with...
  • Teen's killing spurs youth violence forum in Evanston

    Teen's killing spurs youth violence forum in Evanston
    In the aftermath of the shooting death of an Evanston teenager earlier this month, several hundred concerned community members gathered Tuesday night to revisit a difficult issue: Youth violence. “When tragedies occur in a community, we all change,...
  • Federal grant to fund new Evanston health center

    A $650,000 grant will pave the way for a new health center in Evanston that will target low-income patients, officials said today. TheU.S. Department of Health and Human Servicesgrant will allow the city to create a “federally qualified health...
  • Keg open during appeal, but Evanston mayor expects state will uphold license revocation

    Keg open during appeal, but Evanston mayor expects state will uphold license revocation
    Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl said today that she expects the state’s Liquor Control Commission to uphold her January decision to revoke The Keg of Evanston’s liquor license. The mayor made her comments prior to a city liquor board...
  • Suburbs face their own pension mess

    Suburbs face their own pension mess
    Suburbs from wealthy to working-class have combined to dig a $5 billion hole for taxpayers on the hook to pay for the pensions of police officers and firefighters. A Tribune analysis of the Depression-era pension system found that suburban leaders'...