| Nov 10, 2013
A new federal grant means more growth for Chicago's Divvy bike-sharing network, and the next expansion could bring the distinctive pale blue bikes to the suburbs.
The city has secured a $3 million federal grant that will pay for 75 new bike-docking...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:11 AM
From the City of Evanston Web site, an an update about the Davis Street water main replacement:
"Contractors for the City of Evanston have been performing water main and sewer replacement work on Davis Street to replace the existing water main with a...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:50 PM
From the City of Evanston Web site, an announcement about the Governor's Sustainability Award:
"The City of Evanston was honored with a 2013 Honorable Mention Governor’s Sustainability Award in recognition of significant achievements in protecting...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:19 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
•Someone damaged a door and door hardware of a building by forcing entry into the storage/electric room of a building in the 1000 block of Gage Street. Repair costs were estimated at...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 12:06 PM
From the City of Evanston Web site, an announcement about Purple Line track work:
"In an effort to maintain track along the CTA Purple Line, eliminate slow zones, and continue to provide quality rapid transit service, work will be performed that may...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Glenbard South and Rich Central are two of the state's six undefeated Class 5A teams, but they're also the most untested. Both will face their toughest opponents by far this weekend when Rich Central hosts defending Class 6A champion Crete-...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Chicago Whovians, you have the chance to the see "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" in theaters in 3D on Nov. 23.
BBC America today announced the locations for theatrical screenings of Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary special, which airs on the network...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 12:38 PM
From the City of Evanston Web site, an announcement about vehicle registration:
"All vehicles registered through the Illinois Secretary of State to an Evanston address are required to pay an annual wheel tax. Traditionally, residents who paid the tax were...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Nicole Basil was 8-years-old six years ago, and one day stood in her garage with her brother and dad, wondering what to do with the two bikes she had outgrown. They couldn't find a charity that would take them.
"My parents taught me that we never really...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The following items were taken from police records.
On Oct. 13, a 47-year-old Wheeling man was arrested at a business in the 1400 block of Milwaukee Avenue and was charged with domestic battery and interference to reporting domestic battery....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:28 PM
From the City of Evanston Web site, an announcement about upcoming Bike Plan events:
"The City of Evanston is in the process of updating its citywide Bike Plan. As part of the process, an interactive workshop and bike tour will take place on Sat., Oct....