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Your tab for Crown could reach $3655 - Evanston Now

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 10:34

Evanston Now

Your tab for Crown could reach $3655
Evanston Now
Updated cost estimates for the proposed new Robert Crown Community Center suggest the average Evanston homeowner could end up paying as much as $3,655 for the building in increased property taxes over the next quarter century. In a memo to aldermen ...

Ciaran Brayboy's dominant play inside leads New Trier past ... - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:47

Chicago Tribune

Ciaran Brayboy's dominant play inside leads New Trier past ...
Chicago Tribune
Ciaran Brayboy registered 20 points and 10 rebounds to help the New Trier boys basketball team beat Evanston 56-40 and clinch a share of the league title.
Kits claim No. 1 sectional seed before loss to Trevs | Evanston NowEvanston Now
It's all good as NT takes down rival Evanston - DailyNorthShoreDaily North Shore

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'Super Plunge' raises money for Special Olympics Illinois in Evanston - WLS-TV

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 18:29

'Super Plunge' raises money for Special Olympics Illinois in Evanston
WLS-TV
Once an hour for 24 hours, "Super Plunge" participants jumped into Lake Michigan from Evanston's Clark Street Beach to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois. (WLS). WLS. Friday, February 16, 2018 06:27PM. EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) --. A frigid tradition ...

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Loaded Gun Found On Woman Driving Minivan In Evanston: Police - Patch.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:33

Patch.com

Loaded Gun Found On Woman Driving Minivan In Evanston: Police
Patch.com
She was found with an illegal .45 caliber handgun when cops pulled her over for expired plates. By Jonah Meadows, Patch Staff | Feb 16, 2018 5:33 pm ET. 0. Loaded Gun Found On Woman Driving Minivan In Evanston: Police. EVANSTON, IL — Police said they ...

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Crown campaign hits $11 million mark - Evanston Now

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 16:32

Evanston Now

Crown campaign hits $11 million mark
Evanston Now
Friends of the Robert Crown Center announced today that the campaign hit the $11 million mark a month earlier than projected and is on track to reach its stretch goal of $15 million. “There is a tremendous momentum behind this project. Donors large and ...

'Person of interest' questioned in shooting death of 20-year-old man in Evanston, police say - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 15:46

Chicago Tribune

'Person of interest' questioned in shooting death of 20-year-old man in Evanston, police say
Chicago Tribune
Evanston police said Friday that they are questioning a person of interest in the killing of a 20-year-old man who was shot to death after getting into a fight with someone. Police would only say the person they are questioning is a male who was ...
'Person of interest' in custody in homicideEvanston Now

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Landmark status sought for Family Focus building - Evanston Now

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:01

Evanston Now

Landmark status sought for Family Focus building
Evanston Now
A group of community residents are hoping to persuade the city to designate the Family Focus building at 2010 Dewey Ave. as a local landmark as part of an effort to maintain it as a home for social service agencies. Former 5th Ward alderman Delores ...

Can A Middle-Class Candidate Defeat Millionaires In Illinois? - Patch.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 08:01

Patch.com

Can A Middle-Class Candidate Defeat Millionaires In Illinois?
Patch.com
Biss, who touts himself as the only candidate with kids in public school, is squaring off against two billionaires in the governor's race? By Associated Press, News Partner | Feb 16, 2018 8:50 am ET | Updated Feb 16, 2018 8:54 am ET. 0. Can A Middle ...
Morning Spin: Another Legionnaires' case at veterans home ...Chicago Tribune

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Police report progress in homicide probe - Evanston Now

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:59

Evanston Now

Police report progress in homicide probe
Evanston Now
Evanston police report they're making progress in their investigation of the fatal shooting a week ago of 20-year-old Yakez Semark. Deputy Police Chief Aretha Barnes told residents at a 5th Ward meeting Thursday night that police had executed a search ...

Brewery and restaurant planned for Ashland - Evanston Now

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:09

Evanston Now

Brewery and restaurant planned for Ashland
Evanston Now
A team that runs restaurants in Chicago and Wilmette plans to open a brewery, taproom and event space in a property on Ashland Avenue in Evanston's 5th Ward. The plans, presented at a ward meeting Thursday evening, call for renovating an existing ...

Brewery and restaurant planned for Ashland | Evanston Now - Evanston Now

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:09

Evanston Now

Brewery and restaurant planned for Ashland | Evanston Now
Evanston Now
A team that runs restaurants in Chicago and Wilmette plans to open a brewery, taproom and event space in a property on Ashland Avenue in Evanston's 5th Ward. The plans, presented at a ward meeting Thursday evening, call for renovating an existing ...
Evanston Could Get a Brewery From the Team Behind Two Popular ...Eater Chicago

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Loyola Defeats Evanston 47-31 In Girls Basketball Regional - Patch - Patch.com

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:30

Patch.com

Loyola Defeats Evanston 47-31 In Girls Basketball Regional - Patch
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Girls Basketball Regional Final: Loyola 47—ETHS 31 - Evanston, IL - The Wildkits season ended Thursday night, while the Ramblers go on to face Maine South in the sectional semifinals.

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College notes: Evanston's Will Jones paces Monmouth to MWC hoops title - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 23:28

Chicago Tribune

College notes: Evanston's Will Jones paces Monmouth to MWC hoops title
Chicago Tribune
Evanston graduate Will Jones has been a top scorer for Monmouth College. (Monmouth College photo). Sam BriefPioneer Press. Will Jones, an Evanston alumnus and a senior on the Monmouth College men's basketball team, helped the Fighting Scots earn a ...

Report: Tax system favors north suburbs, pricey homes - Evanston Now

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 16:50

Evanston Now

Report: Tax system favors north suburbs, pricey homes
Evanston Now
A report from an outside consultant released today says Cook County's residential property tax assessment system favors the north suburbs and residents with more expensive homes. The report from the Civic Consulting Alliance was commissioned by County ...
Berrios property tax assessments for Cook County homeowners are flawed and unfair, study confirmsChicago Tribune
Blockbuster report: How Cook County tax system shafts the little guyCrain's Chicago Business (blog)

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Wallet taken from coat pocket at restaurant on Main - Evanston Now

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 15:09

Wallet taken from coat pocket at restaurant on Main
Evanston Now
Someone removed a wallet from the pocket of a coat at a restaurant on Main Street. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Theft. 500 Main. Someone removed a wallet from the pocket of a coat at a restaurant in the ...

Boy charged in Evanston carjacking of 84-year-old woman - WLS-TV

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 08:31

WLS-TV

Boy charged in Evanston carjacking of 84-year-old woman
WLS-TV
Evanston police said an 84-year-old woman was carjacked on Sheridan Road near Davis Street. WLS. Thursday, February 15, 2018 08:30AM. EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) --. A 15-year-old boy has been charged in the carjacking of an 84-year-old woman earlier this ...

Evanston honors legendary track coach by naming field house after him - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:13

Chicago Tribune

Evanston honors legendary track coach by naming field house after him
Chicago Tribune
Norma May speaks at a ceremony Friday to officially rename the Evanston field house after her late husband, Willie May, the school's longtime athletic director and boys track and field coach. (Jakub Rudnik / Pioneer Press). Jakub RudnikPioneer Press. A ...

Evanston's Van Rutter overcomes early loss, makes state wrestling meet - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:05

Evanston's Van Rutter overcomes early loss, makes state wrestling meet
Chicago Tribune
Evanston's Van Rutter (left) and Schaumburg's Joe Cunha wrestle at 195 pounds in the Class 3A Larkin Sectional on Saturday. (H. Rick Bamman/The Courier-News). Dan ShalinPioneer Press. In just about every other season, Evanston senior 195-pounder Van ...

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