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Alderman calls for impact fees on new development

EvanstonNow - 4 hours 5 min ago

Alderman Ann Rainey, 8th Ward, this week called for the City Council to discuss imposing impact fees on new development projects in Evanston.

Shop. Eat. Repeat on Small Business Saturday

EvanstonNow - 6 hours 44 min ago

Paid Post: Shoppers, get ready to hit the sidewalks of downtown Evanston and shop small on Saturday, Nov. 25, for “Small Business Saturday."

No. 22 Northwestern faces overmatched Illinois (Nov 25, 2017) - FOXSports.com

Google News - Evanston - 13 hours 28 min ago

FOXSports.com

No. 22 Northwestern faces overmatched Illinois (Nov 25, 2017)
FOXSports.com
For Northwestern, it's a chance to wrap up the regular season with a seven-game winning streak and position itself for a nice bowl bid. For Illinois, it is a chance to avoid a 10-loss season and go into the offseason with something positive. The in ...

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Peters finds shooting range, lifts Kits to 63-58 win

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:38

Just two games  into his high school basketball career, Blake Peters already knows that his teammates have his back.

Prospect holds up well in setback against Evanston - Chicago Daily Herald

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:47

Chicago Daily Herald

Prospect holds up well in setback against Evanston
Chicago Daily Herald
With just one starter back and a lot of question marks about the lineup, one had to wonder how Prospect would fare against highly touted Evanston. But Tuesday night at the Joe Majkowski Thanksgiving Tournament at St. Viator in Arlington Heights, the ...

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'A Very Dangerous Thing': Women Chase Down Alleged Store Thief in Evanston, Hold Him Until Police Arrive - NBC Chicago

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:04

NBC Chicago

'A Very Dangerous Thing': Women Chase Down Alleged Store Thief in Evanston, Hold Him Until Police Arrive
NBC Chicago
For a little more than 20 years Ayla Pizzo has enjoyed running her bead shop in downtown Evanston. And the community she operates in stepped up on Nov. 11 when Pizzo says a suspicious young man walked into her store. Christian Farr reports.

YMCA chief Mark Dennis to retire - Evanston Now

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 17:22

Evanston Now

YMCA chief Mark Dennis to retire
Evanston Now
McGaw YMCA President and Chief Executive Officer Mark A. Dennis, Jr. says he will retire after Thanksgiving. And the YMCA board has named Chief Operating Officer Monique Parsons initerim president. Dennis has led the McGaw Y since April 2014.

YMCA chief Mark Dennis to retire

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 17:14

McGaw YMCA President and Chief Executive Officer Mark A. Dennis, Jr. says he will retire after Thanksgiving. And the YMCA board has named Chief Operating Officer Monique Parsons initerim president.

EPL compiles ‘101 Great Books for Kids’

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 16:58

Tired of limiting Christmas presents for kids to just toys and clothes? The Evanston Public Library has a better idea: books. And they’ve just made it easier for grownups to make that critical buying decision.

City announces final day for yard waste pickup

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 15:19

The City of Evanston has announced the final date in December that it will pick up residents’ yard waste.

Gunfire on Custer, graffiti on Church

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 13:44

Police investigated a gunfire report in the 800 block of Custer Avenue, and graffiti showed up in the 700 block of Church Street. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Free holiday season parking approved at downtown garages, business district lots - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 12:11

Chicago Tribune

Free holiday season parking approved at downtown garages, business district lots
Chicago Tribune
Aldermen began handing out holiday gifts early, approving at the Nov. 13 meeting to allow free parking in downtown Evanston and the city's business district through the New Year. Starting on Thanksgiving, evening and weekend parking will be free in ...

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Shop Local In Evanston For Small Business Saturday - Patch.com

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 11:58

Patch.com

Shop Local In Evanston For Small Business Saturday
Patch.com
Instead of battling crowds at big box businesses, you can also support your local community by choosing local merchants. By Jonah Meadows, Patch Staff | Nov 21, 2017 12:58 pm ET | Updated Nov 21, 2017 12:59 pm ET ...

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Aldermen leave soaring capital spending unchanged

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 10:05

Evanston aldermen opted not to trim planned 2018 capital spending during Monday's budget discussions, even though the spending increase will require raising the city's debt limit.

The Bernstein Brief: Yeah, Um … Northwestern? - CBS Chicago

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 07:47

CBS Chicago

The Bernstein Brief: Yeah, Um … Northwestern?
CBS Chicago
(CBS) Perhaps already a little too comfortable with a spot in the rankings and praise from all corners, the Northwestern basketball team has quickly given us a pair of losses that look out of place amid the new expectations that have been set ...

Aldermen back budget-balancing tax and fee hikes

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 06:22

Despite complaints from a lobbyist for Lyft and one of its drivers, Evanston aldermen Monday night voted to move forward with a tax on ride-hailing services along with nearly a dozen other tax and fee changes as they moved toward adopting the 2018 city budget next week.

Angry parents push back against Bessie Rhodes plan

EvanstonNow - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 05:40

Efforts to derail the plan to dedicate Bessie Rhodes School to Spanish-English bilingual instruction continued Monday night at the Evanston/Skokie District 65 board meeting.

The Sideline: Communicative and consistent, Haynes leads Northwestern cross country toward Big Ten success - The Daily Northwestern

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 04:01

The Daily Northwestern

The Sideline: Communicative and consistent, Haynes leads Northwestern cross country toward Big Ten success
The Daily Northwestern
First, she was tabbed to lead the Northwestern cross country team, returning to the program where she first began her coaching career. Then, she got engaged. Austin Brobst had already bought a ring and was planning to propose sometime in the near future.

Women's Center remembers past, looks to future in 30th anniversary celebration - Daily Northwestern

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 03:26

Daily Northwestern

Women's Center remembers past, looks to future in 30th anniversary celebration
Daily Northwestern
Northwestern University Women's Center at 2000 Sheridan Rd. The Women's Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Maddie Burakoff, Assistant Campus Editor November 21, 2017. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Share via Email. When Njoki ...

Evanston Man Killed In Hainesville 'Domestic' Shooting - Patch.com

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 01:10

Patch.com

Evanston Man Killed In Hainesville 'Domestic' Shooting
Patch.com
HAINESVILLE, IL — A man found fatally shot in Hainesville Friday night has been identified as a 38-year-old Evanston resident. Raphel D. Speed, 38, of the 2000 block of Oakton Street, was found face down in a driveway Friday night, taken to hospital ...

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