| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:00 PM
"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.
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:15 AM
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)...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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,...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:25 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:11 PM
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...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 1:07 AM
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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:05 AM
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,...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 6:33 PM
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,...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 7:57 AM
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...