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Short queue for bus stop discussion

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:47

Just over a dozen residents turned out for a neighborhood meeting this evening to discuss a plan to add accessible bus stops along Dodge Avenue between Oakton and Main streets.

Food truck fest crowd descends on Brummel Park

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 19:30

Residents were indulging in the offerings from ten different food trucks this evening in south Evanston at the Brumel Park Food Truck Fest.

A car torched

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 15:20

A vehicle was set on fire in an alley on Lemar Avenue and someone attempted to steal a car from a business parking lot on Ridge Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Cops: Two fight police trying to recover gun

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:01

Evanston police say officers assigned to patrol the area around Dodge Avenue and Foster Street because of recent disturbances thought another one might be brewing late Friday night.

Food beat: Coffee competition

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:41

The boards went up covering the facade of old Radio Shack store in downtown Evanston this week as Milwaukee-based Colectivo Coffee got its remodeling work underway.

Wildcat Throwaround: Northwestern's Worst Position Group - Inside ... - Inside NU

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:15

Inside NU

Wildcat Throwaround: Northwestern's Worst Position Group - Inside ...
Inside NU
We've completed our position previews, so it's time to take stock of each group in the context of the entire roster. We start by singling out the weakest position ...

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Cubs player's fence pitch goes to ZBA

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/17/2018 - 06:12

A request by Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish to construct a six foot fence in his lakefront front yard goes before Evanston's Zoning Board of Appeals tonight.

Evanston Preservation Commission votes to make former Foster School building historic landmark - The Daily Northwestern

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 21:45

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston Preservation Commission votes to make former Foster School building historic landmark
The Daily Northwestern
The Evanston Preservation Commission passed a motion to support the designation of the former Foster School building as an Evanston landmark during a meeting last week. The Foster School building, located at 2010 Dewey Ave., housed the only school in ...

Mario Treto named deputy city attorney - Evanston Now

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:35

Evanston Now

Mario Treto named deputy city attorney
Evanston Now
Evanston City Attorney Michelle Masoncup today announced the promotion of Mario Treto, Jr. to be deputy city attorney for transactions. Treto joined the city's law department in December 2013 as an assistant city attorney. Masoncup says that in his new ...

Mario Treto named deputy city attorney

EvanstonNow - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:39

Evanston City Attorney Michelle Masoncup today announced the promotion of Mario Treto, Jr. to be deputy city attorney for transactions.

Recent ETHS grad wins leadership award

EvanstonNow - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 16:27

Sinobia Aiden, a recent graduate of Evanston Township High School, is one of four Chicago-area students selected for an eight-week paid internship this summer as part of the Bank of America’s Student Leaders program.

3 bikes stolen from garages

EvanstonNow - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 14:34

Bicycles were stolen over the weekend from garages of homes on South Boulevard, Grant Street, and Harrison Street. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

As Skokie battles Evanston in court over water rates, the village increases cost to residents by 7.5 percent - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 13:27

Chicago Tribune

As Skokie battles Evanston in court over water rates, the village increases cost to residents by 7.5 percent
Chicago Tribune
As the village of Skokie battles in court over the water rates Evanston charges as the supplier, trustees recently approved a 7.5 percent hike in cost that Skokie residents pay. The Skokie Village Board approved the increase at the July 2 meeting, and ...

Evanston Native Wins $8.8 Million In Epic WSOP Final - Patch.com

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:29

Patch.com

Evanston Native Wins $8.8 Million In Epic WSOP Final
Patch.com
LAS VEGAS, NV — An Evanston native won $8.8 million dollars richer as he became the the 2018 World Series of Poker champion. John Cynn won the no-limit Texas Hold 'em event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday. Cynn won ...

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City hosts army garrison manager

EvanstonNow - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:42

The City of Evanston this week is hosting Mike Mathews, deputy garrison manager of U.S. Army Garrison in Bavaria Germany, as part of the City-County Management Senior Fellows Program.

City hosts army garrison manager - Evanston Now

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:42

Evanston Now

City hosts army garrison manager
Evanston Now
The City of Evanston this week is hosting Mike Mathews, deputy garrison manager of U.S. Army Garrison in Bavaria Germany, as part of the City-County Management Senior Fellows Program. The program is a joint effort of the Army and ICMA to provide ...

Wilmette youth baseball coach involved in alleged assault resigns position - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:35

Chicago Tribune

Wilmette youth baseball coach involved in alleged assault resigns position
Chicago Tribune
The coach of a Wilmette Baseball Association youth baseball team resigned his position after a May 31 incident in which he allegedly physically assaulted a player on his team, an association official confirmed. The incident allegedly took place after a ...

A shorter drive to find diversity? - Evanston Now

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 11:00

Evanston Now

A shorter drive to find diversity?
Evanston Now
Historical data included in the current proposal to landmark Foster School sheds light on how housing patterns by race have changed in Evanston over time. And it gives evidence that a town long labeled as having only "drive-by diversity" has at least ...

2 Evanston Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships - Patch.com

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:13

Patch.com

2 Evanston Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships
Patch.com
EVANSTON, IL — Two Evanston residents were named among this year's final group of National Merit Scholars, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Monday. A total of 10 Evanston students from five different high schools have now been ...

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A shorter drive to find diversity?

EvanstonNow - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 10:12

Historical data included in the current proposal to landmark Foster School sheds light on how housing patterns by race have changed in Evanston over time.

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