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Shout Out: James Kelly, social justice lawyer who says George Clooney could play him in biopic - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:52

Chicago Tribune

Shout Out: James Kelly, social justice lawyer who says George Clooney could play him in biopic
Chicago Tribune
James Kelly, 40, is an Evanston resident and attorney who, in his spare time, volunteers with Cabrini Green Legal Aid in Chicago. Q: How long have you lived in Evanston? A: I have lived in Evanston for the past four years, after growing up in Kansas ...

Thank You, Evanston, For 8 Years Of Reading Patch - Patch.com

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 18:12

Patch.com

Thank You, Evanston, For 8 Years Of Reading Patch
Patch.com
EVANSTON, IL — Evanston Patch recently turned 8 years old and, in honor of our birthday, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude to our readers for taking the time to spend a few moments with Patch. Since our launch on Sept. 3, 2010, we've ...

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Churches join forces to fight racism - Evanston Now

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:34

Evanston Now

Churches join forces to fight racism
Evanston Now
Second Baptist Church, one of the oldest African-American churches in Evanston, and Lake Street Church, a predominantly white church housed in the city's oldest public building, have declared their collective commitment to eliminate racism in the city.

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Residents Weigh in on Hiring of New Police Chief - Evanston RoundTable

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:05

Residents Weigh in on Hiring of New Police Chief
Evanston RoundTable
Evanston residents met with City officials Sept. 5 to discuss potential hiring criteria for a new police chief, given the forthcoming retirement of Chief Richard Eddington, who will be stepping down at the end of the year. “We've been through some ...

New Station Adjustment Forms Designed for Clarity and Support for Juveniles Arrested by Evanston Police - Evanston RoundTable

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:52

New Station Adjustment Forms Designed for Clarity and Support for Juveniles Arrested by Evanston Police
Evanston RoundTable
Redesigned station adjustment forms can lessen the confusion for juveniles arrested by Evanston police officers and provide clarity about the next steps for the juveniles and their families in this unnerving process. Once a juvenile is arrested and ...

No Firm Figures, But an Overview of Ways and Means - Evanston RoundTable

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:39

No Firm Figures, But an Overview of Ways and Means
Evanston RoundTable
Since March, City officials have been cautioning that living in Evanston next year will be a little leaner and a little costlier. Projected expenses appear to outstrip anticipated revenues for 2019, leaving a shortfall of $7.4 million. City Manager ...

Council Bytes: Highlights From the Sept. 17 City Council Meeting - Evanston RoundTable

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:39

Evanston RoundTable

Council Bytes: Highlights From the Sept. 17 City Council Meeting
Evanston RoundTable
Divided on Divvy. The City Council tied 4-4 on a proposal wherein the City would agree to purchase three new Divvy stations for about $33,000. Mayor Stephen Hagerty then voted in the proposal's favor. Some aldermen expressed frustration with the Divvy ...

City Working Group Provides Roadmap To Make Evanston Carbon ... - Evanston RoundTable

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:24

Evanston RoundTable

City Working Group Provides Roadmap To Make Evanston Carbon ...
Evanston RoundTable
The Evanston RoundTable newspaper provides comprehensive news on matters before Evanston's City Council, residential and commercial development in ...
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Sigma Alpha Epsilon to Return to Northwestern After Year-Long Suspension - NBC Chicago

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:52

NBC Chicago

Sigma Alpha Epsilon to Return to Northwestern After Year-Long Suspension
NBC Chicago
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity will return to Northwestern University's Evanston campus this fall after a one-year suspension, school administrators said Wednesday. SAE was on probation for serving alcohol to minors at a party in fall 2016, and ...

State attorney general's office gives mixed decision on FOIA complaint against Evanston School District 202 - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:05

Chicago Tribune

State attorney general's office gives mixed decision on FOIA complaint against Evanston School District 202
Chicago Tribune
The Illinois attorney general's office recenty ruled that officials at Evanston Township High School Dist. 202 “improperly withheld records” from a pair of journalists after they were sought through a Freedom of Information Act request. Two local ...

Former patron and employee marks 13 years owning downtown Wilmette's Chuck Wagon - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 07:00

Chicago Tribune

Former patron and employee marks 13 years owning downtown Wilmette's Chuck Wagon
Chicago Tribune
Sasha Djordjevic flashed a toothy smile when a longtime customer of his jokingly referred to the tiny Chuck Wagon diner in Wilmette as a “greasy spoon.” And Djordjevic doesn't shy away from the fact that when many restaurants are offering patrons kale ...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon to return to Northwestern's campus this fall ... - The Daily Northwestern

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:30

The Daily Northwestern

Sigma Alpha Epsilon to return to Northwestern's campus this fall ...
The Daily Northwestern
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity will return to campus this fall after completing a one-year suspension. The fraternity was suspended by the University in April ...

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2 men facing separate charges of methamphetamine possession: Evanston police - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:15

2 men facing separate charges of methamphetamine possession: Evanston police
Chicago Tribune
The following items were taken from Evanston Police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Burglary. Walter Leon Carson, 26, of the 2200 block of East 68th Street, Chicago, was charged with burglary ...

Facing possible $9M budget shortfall, Evanston leaders consider revenue options - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:06

Chicago Tribune

Facing possible $9M budget shortfall, Evanston leaders consider revenue options
Chicago Tribune
Social services in Evanston may not face big cuts next fiscal year, but parking fees will likely rise as aldermen look for ways to deal with a potential $9 million budget shortfall in 2019. That's according to a discussion at the Evanston City Council ...

New IUN med school director to emphasize patient-centered ... - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:36

Chicago Tribune

New IUN med school director to emphasize patient-centered ...
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Ryan, a Northwestern family and community medicine vice chair, will become the IU Medical School-Northwest's next director on Oct. 1.

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Women's Soccer: Two penalty kicks tell the story of Northwestern's 2-0 loss - The Daily Northwestern

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:04

The Daily Northwestern

Women's Soccer: Two penalty kicks tell the story of Northwestern's 2-0 loss
The Daily Northwestern
For the second time in the first half Sunday, coach Michael Moynihan trotted out on the field to make his case. The referee had called a penalty on freshman defender Hayley Lawson in the goal box. Lawson didn't see it that way. Freshman goalkeeper ...

Collaborative community rally celebrates new school year in 'best college town in America' - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 13:22

Chicago Tribune

Collaborative community rally celebrates new school year in 'best college town in America'
Chicago Tribune
Evanston community spirit soared during the Kits, Cats and Kids Block Party Thursday Sept. 13 evening in Fountain Square, where scores of participants gathered to celebrate the annual back to school season with Evanstonian hometown flair. Evanston ...

D65 budget update shows small increase in surplus - Evanston Now

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:56

Evanston Now

D65 budget update shows small increase in surplus
Evanston Now
The Evanston District 65 administration updated the tentative 2018-19 budget with increases in revenue and expenses at a meeting of the school board finance committee Monday night. Business Manager Kathy Zalewski reported a nearly $400,000 revenue ...

Kiser Group brokers $17M Evanston multifamily portfolio - REjournals.com

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:47

REjournals.com

Kiser Group brokers $17M Evanston multifamily portfolio
REjournals.com
1940 Sherman Avenue, a 56-unit apartment building located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Sherman and Foster in Evanston. Kiser Group recently brokered an Evanston portfolio for $17,025,000. The properties are located at 1940 Sherman ...

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Evanston to offer reduced Divvy membership rate for low-income families - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 23:29

Chicago Tribune

Evanston to offer reduced Divvy membership rate for low-income families
Chicago Tribune
Divvy rental bikes are being made available for as little as $5 to lower income riders in Evanston as part of a program to make the rental bikes available to more people, city officials announced in a news release. Evanston residents ages 16 and older ...

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