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Blotter: Chicago man arrested after driving car into a tree - The Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 23:55

Blotter: Chicago man arrested after driving car into a tree
The Daily Northwestern
A Chicago man was arrested in connection with driving while under the influence on Thursday morning in south Evanston. After the 44-year-old struck an oak tree, the vehicle came to rest against a building on Sheridan Road near South Boulevard, Evanston ...

Officials block plan to build road through Isabella Woods - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 23:54

Daily Northwestern

Officials block plan to build road through Isabella Woods
Daily Northwestern
Ald. Eleanor Revelle (7th) speaks at a city meeting. Revelle and other Evanston residents advocated against a proposed access road that would have cut through Isabella Woods in northwest Evanston. Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor May 18, 2017.
Wilmette land owners want Evanston easement before building homesChicago Tribune
MWRD Board Rejects Keefe Request for EasementEvanston RoundTable
MWRD rejects access road planEvanston Now

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Evanston introduces pilot expansion of taxicab voucher program - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 23:43

Daily Northwestern

Evanston introduces pilot expansion of taxicab voucher program
Daily Northwestern
A taxicab in Evanston. The city is providing older residents and those with ambulatory disabilities additional transportation services. Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor May 18, 2017. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Share ...

City announces new director of community development - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 23:22

Daily Northwestern

City announces new director of community development
Daily Northwestern
Johanna Leonard was named Evanston's new director of community development, the city announced in a news release Thursday. Leonard started working for the city in 2010 as an economic development coordinator and most recently served as economic ...

Target announces plans to open store in downtown Evanston - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 22:27

Daily Northwestern

Target announces plans to open store in downtown Evanston
Daily Northwestern
A Target store. Target has signed a lease for a store in downtown Evanston that is projected to open in March 2018. Dreamstime. Dreamstime. A Target store. Target has signed a lease for a store in downtown Evanston that is projected to open in March 2018.
New Target Coming To Downtown EvanstonPatch.com
Target to open in Sherman PlazaEvanston Now

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Evanston resident to open CrossFit gym - The Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 22:01

The Daily Northwestern

Evanston resident to open CrossFit gym
The Daily Northwestern
A CrossFit trainer demonstrates decline pushups. A new CrossFit gym may be opening on Dodge Avenue in Evanston. Andrew Seng/The Sacramento Bee/TNS. Andrew Seng/The Sacramento Bee/TNS. A CrossFit trainer demonstrates decline pushups.

Shout Out: Cameron English, took the STEM Challenge - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 16:01

Shout Out: Cameron English, took the STEM Challenge
Chicago Tribune
Evanston Township High School senior Cameron English, 17, participated as part of a team in the STEM Challenge sponsored by the Illinois Science and Technology Institute in Chicago. The Evanston team looked for solutions for patients with diabetes or ...

Storm with high winds toppled trees, downed power lines in Evanston - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 15:25

Chicago Tribune

Storm with high winds toppled trees, downed power lines in Evanston
Chicago Tribune
A tree in the 300 block of Davis was knocked over by high winds Wednesday, May 17, 2017 during a storm that also saw power lines fall. (Evanston Police Department). Brian L. CoxPioneer Press. With wind gusts as high as 45 mph Wednesday in Evanston, ...

Leonard named to head community development - Evanston Now

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:34

Evanston Now

Leonard named to head community development
Evanston Now
Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced today the appointment of Johanna Leonard as the city's director of community development. Leonard has been with the City of Evanston since 2010, serving as economic development manager since ...

Pavement do-over on Davis - Evanston Now

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 05:38

Evanston Now

Pavement do-over on Davis
Evanston Now
A section of Davis Street in downtown Evanston is getting a new permeable pavement treatment this week after the previous job failed prematurely. Lara Biggs, head of the city's capital planning bureau, says permeable pavement -- designed to reduce ...

Evanston 4-event state qualifier Hailey Taylor praised for flexibility - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 04:17

Chicago Tribune

Evanston 4-event state qualifier Hailey Taylor praised for flexibility
Chicago Tribune
Evanston's Hailey Taylor competes in the 200-meter dash during the Class 3A Loyola Sectional on May 11 in Wilmette. (Brian O'Mahoney / Pioneer Press). Dan ShalinPioneer Press. Evanston girls track and field coach Fenton Gunter said senior Hailey Taylor ...

Jesse Bernstein, Mackkeal Mason lead Evanston in own distinct ways - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 01:24

Chicago Tribune

Jesse Bernstein, Mackkeal Mason lead Evanston in own distinct ways
Chicago Tribune
Evanston's Mackkeal Mason competes on the parallel bars at the Central Suburban League meet on April 27 at Niles North in Skokie. (Kevin Tanaka / Pioneer Press). Dan ShalinPioneer Press. Evanston second-year boys gymnastics coach Frank Erwin has ...

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Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with multiple traffic offenses - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 00:36

Blotter: Chicago man arrested in connection with multiple traffic offenses
Daily Northwestern
A Chicago resident was arrested in connection with multiple traffic-related offenses on Monday in south Evanston. The man was using a cell phone while driving on Howard Street, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. The man was also not wearing a ...

Religious leaders form group to protect marginalized residents - Daily Northwestern

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 00:18

Daily Northwestern

Religious leaders form group to protect marginalized residents
Daily Northwestern
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1004 Greenwood St. Religious leaders recently created a group to protect marginalized people. Ryan Wangman, Assistant City Editor May 18, 2017. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter. Share via Email. Members of Evanston's ...

High winds take out trees - Evanston Now

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:53

Evanston Now

High winds take out trees
Evanston Now
Winds this afternoon and evening gusting as high as 50 miles per hour have caused nearly a dozen minor incidents of downed trees and similar issues across Evanston. Here's a list of incidents as reported by city officials. 10:35 a.m. at 1430 South Blvd.

Evanston expands transportation program for some seniors, residents with disabilities - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 15:39

Chicago Tribune

Evanston expands transportation program for some seniors, residents with disabilities
Chicago Tribune
Evanston is running a pilot program aimed at assisting some elderly residents and ones with disabilities with more door-to-door transportation access, city officials announced. The TransAssist 4 Evanston (T4E) pilot program will run through June 30, ...

McGaw YMCA, CNE open 5th Ward Head Start - Evanston Now

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 14:37

Evanston Now

McGaw YMCA, CNE open 5th Ward Head Start
Evanston Now
The McGaw YMCA has opened a satellite branch of its early childhood education program in partnership with the Childcare Network of Evanston at the Family Focus building at 2010 Dewey Ave. The new Head Start Center includes two classrooms for ...

Weekend picks: Lee DeWyze hits Evanston's S.P.A.C.E. - Chicago Daily Herald

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 06:38

Chicago Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Lee DeWyze hits Evanston's S.P.A.C.E.
Chicago Daily Herald
"American Idol" winner and Mount Prospect native Lee DeWyze performs songs from his new album, "Oil & Water," plus other hits on Thursday at S.P.A.C.E., 1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston. $20-$75. (847) 492-8860 or evanstonspace.com. 8 p.m. Thursday ...

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Blotter: Chicago woman arrested in connection with DUI in south Evanston - Daily Northwestern

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:18

Blotter: Chicago woman arrested in connection with DUI in south Evanston
Daily Northwestern
A Chicago resident was arrested Monday in connection with driving under the influence of alcohol in south Evanston. A traffic officer observed the woman remaining stationary after the light changed from red to green at the corner of South Boulevard and ...

Evanston named finalist for prestigious park award - Daily Northwestern

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 23:21

Daily Northwestern

Evanston named finalist for prestigious park award
Daily Northwestern
The pond in Dawes Park. Evanston is competing with three other U.S. cities in its category for the 2017 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in park and recreation management. Syd Stone, Assistant City Editor May 16, 2017. Share on Facebook.

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