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Robert Crown is getting a lending machine - Evanston Now

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:43

Evanston Now

Robert Crown is getting a lending machine
Evanston Now
It may look like a vending machine the Evanston Public Library is installing at the Robert Crown Center, but actually it's a book lending machine. And it will begin coughing up books and DVDs next week, according to Library Director Karen Danczak Lyons.

Evanston police: Local man facing charges of aggravated sexual abuse - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 17:25

Evanston police: Local man facing charges of aggravated sexual abuse
Chicago Tribune
The following items are from the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Retail theft. Darben E. Duarte, 44, of the 6600 block of North Newgard Avenue, Chicago, was ...

Laptop stolen at downtown library - Evanston Now

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 15:53

Laptop stolen at downtown library
Evanston Now
An unattended laptop computer was stolen at the Evanston Public library. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Criminal Damage. 1900 Dempster. A rock was thrown on the windshield of a 2004 Toyota in the 1900 block ...

Membership Information Event - Evanston Now

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 13:08

Membership Information Event
Evanston Now
Are you looking to join a community of women focused on giving back and having a great time? Membership in The Woman's Club of Evanston is open to all women and we'd love to meet you! Join Us! Informal Membership Information Events are held ...

Nothing like this in Evanston, aldermen vow - Evanston Now

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 11:05

Evanston Now

Nothing like this in Evanston, aldermen vow
Evanston Now
Just days after plans for a new lakefront restaurant in Chicago were announced, aldermen in Evanston Monday night vowed there'll never be a full-service restaurant on our lakefront. The new Shore Club restaurant and bar venue is scheduled to open Aug.

Nearly 3 percent faced water shutoff last month - Evanston Now

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:32

Evanston Now

Nearly 3 percent faced water shutoff last month
Evanston Now
Evanston aldermen were told Monday that nearly three percent of city water customers were far enough behind with their payments that they were mailed a shutoff notice last month. Water Production Bureau Chief Darrell King said that of those nearly 397 ...

Industrial Opportunity Partners Closes Fund III at $450 Million - Business Wire (press release)

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 06:00

Industrial Opportunity Partners Closes Fund III at $450 Million
Business Wire (press release)
EVANSTON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Operations-focused private equity firm Industrial Opportunity Partners, LLC (“IOP”), of Evanston, Ill., today announced the closing of its third fund, Industrial Opportunity Partners III, L.P. (“Fund III”), with $450 ...

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Blotter: Man arrested in connection with domestic battery - Daily Northwestern

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 23:37

Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man arrested in connection with domestic battery
Daily Northwestern
Police arrived at the 1100 block of Sherman Avenue in response to a domestic dispute, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. A 56-year-old woman said a verbal argument with her husband turned physical when he grabbed her around the neck, ...

Recap: City Council | Evanston Now - Evanston Now

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 19:04

Evanston Now

Recap: City Council | Evanston Now
Evanston Now
Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting.

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Recap: Administration and Public Works Committee - Evanston Now

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 18:18

Evanston Now

Recap: Administration and Public Works Committee
Evanston Now
Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting. The meeting was scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., but it's been delayed by the overrun of an earlier meeting and is now expected ...

Taste of Evanston festival attracts local foodies, gives back to community - The Daily Northwestern

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 14:25

The Daily Northwestern

Taste of Evanston festival attracts local foodies, gives back to community
The Daily Northwestern
Sandwiches and cookies sit on a table outside the Evanston History Center. Evanston residents sampled food from numerous local restaurants at the Taste of Evanston event on Sunday. Syd Stone, Reporter July 10, 2017. Share on Facebook · Share on ...

Arson suspected in fires on Hamlin, Foster - Evanston Now

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 14:17

Arson suspected in fires on Hamlin, Foster
Evanston Now
Arson is suspected in weekend fires in the 900 block of Hamlin Street and the 1400 block of Foster Street. These among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Arson. 900 Hamlin. A garbage can and a tree were set on fire in an ...

Parking director leaves Oak Park for Evanston job - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 14:09

Parking director leaves Oak Park for Evanston job
Chicago Tribune
Former Oak Park parking director Jill Velan has left the village to take a similar position with the city of Evanston, officials said. (Village of Oak Park). Steve ScheringContact ReporterPioneer Press. After five years with the village of Oak Park ...

A circus spin for Shakespeare this summer | Evanston Now - Evanston Now

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 14:02

Evanston Now

A circus spin for Shakespeare this summer | Evanston Now
Evanston Now
Eight performers will create more than two dozen characters in “A Midsummer Night's Daydream,” a wild reimagining of Shakespeare's tale of love, madness ...

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Grippo's 'God of Isaac' runs through Aug. 27 at Piven - Evanston Now

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 13:32

Evanston Now

Grippo's 'God of Isaac' runs through Aug. 27 at Piven
Evanston Now
Charles Schoenherr, T. Isaac Sherman and Brian Rabinowitz in Grippo Stage Company's revival of "The God of Isaac." (Evan Hanover photo). Grippo Stage Company's revival of "The God of Isaac," James Sherman's semi-autobiographical account of a young ...

High school notebook: Revere rising senior Pete Nance commits to play basketball at Northwestern University - Akron Beacon Journal

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:28

High school notebook: Revere rising senior Pete Nance commits to play basketball at Northwestern University
Akron Beacon Journal
The Northwestern University men's basketball program is on the rise under coach Chris Collins, and Pete Nance wants to be a part of it. Nance, a senior-to-be at Revere High School, has pledged to join the Wildcats to continue his academic and athletic ...

Captured: Taste of Evanston - Daily Northwestern

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 19:52

Daily Northwestern

Captured: Taste of Evanston
Daily Northwestern
Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily's photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographers by emailing ...

Group of thieves breaks into 22 cars, steals 1 in Wilmette | WGN-TV - WGN-TV

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 17:26

WGN-TV

Group of thieves breaks into 22 cars, steals 1 in Wilmette | WGN-TV
WGN-TV
WILMETTE -- Police say a total of 22 cars were rifled through and another was stolen as thieves made the rounds through Wilmette Friday morning - and they ...

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Is equity in Evanston only about race? - Evanston Now

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 11:01

Evanston Now

Is equity in Evanston only about race?
Evanston Now
A tag cloud showing the frequency with which key terms are mentioned in the Equity and Empowerment Plan of Action. Words used more often are larger type. Evanston's new equity and empowerment coordinator, Patricia Efiom, will seek Human Services ...

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