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  • Evanston, Skokie school districts present joint state of schools

    "This is the first time in recorded history that superintendents from both districts have taken the stage and shared an update on our schools," said Marcus Campbell, assistant superintendent and principal at Evanston Township High School. He welcomed...
  • Distribution Day: Evanston mayor's food, toy drive connects families and volunteers

    The 2014 Mayor's Holiday Food & Toy Drive, an Evanston community effort, was a cause for celebration Dec. 19 when the much-anticipated annual distribution took place at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center (1655 Foster St.). "It's that time of the...
  • Hanukkah celebration brightens Evanston's Fountain Square

    Hanukkah celebration brightens Evanston's Fountain Square
    Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights and Freedom, added more light to Fountain Square on Thursday, Dec. 18 as an estimated 110 people of all faiths gathered to light the menorah. Hanukkah, observed for eight days from (this year) Dec. 16 until Dec. 24, is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...