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BTN announcer makes history in Evanston - WLS-TV

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:41

WLS-TV

BTN announcer makes history in Evanston
WLS-TV
With Saturday fast approaching, the Northwestern Wildcats gear up for gameday in Evanston--but they're not the only ones. (WLS). WLS. Jesse Kirsch. Wednesday, September 13, 2017 06:41PM. EVANSTON, Ill. (WLS) --. With Saturday fast approaching, the ...

Evanston National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced - Patch.com

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:54

Patch.com

Evanston National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced
Patch.com
14 Evanston students are among fewer than 1 percent of high school students who made the cut. 0. By Jonah Meadows (Patch Staff) - Updated September 13, 2017 12:44 pm ET. Evanston National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Announced. EVANSTON, IL ...
National Merit Semifinalists: 35 from New TrierDaily North Shore
Glenbard congratulates National Merit semifinalistsChicago Daily Herald

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Another fitness business planned downtown - Evanston Now

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:54

Evanston Now

Another fitness business planned downtown
Evanston Now
Spenga is an abbreviation of spnning, strength training and yoga -- which Smith says the fitness studio combines into 60 minute workouts. 1026 Davis St. (Google Maps). Smith, a Wilmette resident, says in an email to city staff included in the packet ...

Albion project shrinks a bit - Evanston Now

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 07:28

Evanston Now

Albion project shrinks a bit
Evanston Now
The Albion Residential proposal that goes before Evanston's Plan Commission tonight will be 14 feet shorter than it was at the first hearing last month. Developer Andrew Yule says he's reluctantly reduced the ceiling heights on the apartment floors of ...

Blotter: Des Plaines 16-year-old arrested in connection with handgun recovery - Daily Northwestern

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:52

Blotter: Des Plaines 16-year-old arrested in connection with handgun recovery
Daily Northwestern
A Des Plaines juvenile was arrested Monday in connection with two felonies and a misdemeanor in central Evanston, according to a news release. The vehicle the juvenile was in was stopped in the 1300 block of Emerson Street because it was traveling in ...

Council introduces sale of EPL parking lot amid residents ... - The Daily Northwestern

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 00:33

The Daily Northwestern

Council introduces sale of EPL parking lot amid residents ...
The Daily Northwestern
Members of City Council introduced a motion Monday to sell the downtown Evanston Public Library parking lot to developers. Although the introduction passed ...
Concerns raised over Northlight Theatre's return to EvanstonDaily Northwestern

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Appointments draw praise, criticism - Evanston Now

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 16:32

Evanston Now

Appointments draw praise, criticism
Evanston Now
Mayoral appointments -- which generally sail through City Council approval without any comment -- drew some controversy at Monday night. Two aldermen, Robin Rue Simmons, 5th Ward, and Cicely Fleming, 9th Ward, voted against approving appointments ...

Aldermen give first nod to selling downtown Evanston land where hi-rise is planned - Chicago Tribune

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 15:36

Chicago Tribune

Aldermen give first nod to selling downtown Evanston land where hi-rise is planned
Chicago Tribune
This rendering shows the 11-story office building proposed for the parking lot at 1714-18 Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston. Aldermen approved of selling the parking lot to the developer during the Sept. 11, 2017 City Council meeting. (City of Evanston).

Police: 16-year-old boy had gun, cannabis in vehicle in Evanston ... - Chicago Sun-Times

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:14

Chicago Sun-Times

Police: 16-year-old boy had gun, cannabis in vehicle in Evanston ...
Chicago Sun-Times
A lodaed Colt .380-caliber handgun with a defaced serial number was discovered in a 16-year-old boy's pant leg Monday night. | Evanston police. Jordan Owen.
Handgun, Marijuana Found After Traffic Stop - Evanston, IL PatchPatch.com
Police: Gun seized from Des Plaines youth | Evanston NowEvanston Now

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Cognac and cigarettes in shopliftings - Evanston Now

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 13:38

Evanston Now

Cognac and cigarettes in shopliftings
Evanston Now
Two bottles of cognac and a carton of cigarettes have disappeared off the shelves of Evanston retailers in apparent shopliftings. Those stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Surveillance video at Sam's Club, 2400 Main St ...

Opposition Mounting To 16-Story Sherman Tower In Evanston - Patch.com

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:58

Patch.com

Opposition Mounting To 16-Story Sherman Tower In Evanston
Patch.com
More than 1,200 people have signed a petition opposing the plan, which is "vehemently" opposed by a former head of Evanston's zoning board. 0. By Jonah Meadows (Patch Staff) - Updated September 12, 2017 1:06 pm ET. Opposition Mounting To 16-Story ...

Library plans big spending increase - Evanston Now

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:43

Evanston Now

Library plans big spending increase
Evanston Now
The Evanston Public Libary Board will hold a hearing Wednesdayon its proposed 2018 budget -- a budget that shows a big increase in spending. The biggest increase -- from $3.77 million to $10.1 million -- is in capital spending. That's mostly related to ...

Parking scofflaws: Meet the Barnacle | Evanston Now - Evanston Now

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 05:53

Evanston Now

Parking scofflaws: Meet the Barnacle | Evanston Now
Evanston Now
Evanston officials plan to roll out a new tool for immobilizing the cars of parking ticket scofflaws, after aldermen Monday approved cutting the number of tickets ...
'Barnacles' Replacing 'Boots' As Evanston Adjusts Parking Ticket ...Patch.com

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Recap: City Council - Evanston Now

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:31

Evanston Now

Recap: City Council
Evanston Now
The aldermen are scheduled to consider the sale of a city-owned parking lot on Chicago Avenue for development as an office bouidng, to cut the speed limit on Chicago Avenue and to cut the number of tickets required before cars can be booted. A packet ...

Recap: Administration and Public Works Committee - Evanston Now

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 19:16

Evanston Now

Recap: Administration and Public Works Committee
Evanston Now
A rendering of the view looking south on Chicago Avenue with the proposed new office building in the middle of the 1700 block. Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting.

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Evanston rates tops for senior living - Evanston Now

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:17

Evanston Now

Evanston rates tops for senior living
Evanston Now
When you take into consideration Evanston's walkability, access to cultural institutions, and cost of living, it ranks tops in the nation as “a place for Mom,” according to a national blog that rates such factors. In an article that appeared in the ...

Police: purse stolen from resident's home - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 16:17

Patch.com

Police: purse stolen from resident's home
Chicago Tribune
The following items were taken from Wilmette and Kenilworth Police Department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Wilmette. BATTERY. •Police said Marilyn Flores, 19, of the 1900 block of Asbury Avenue in ...
3 Home Burglaries, 'No Pants' Man On Beach: Wilmette CrimePatch.com

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Shots heard on Monroe, Greenleaf, Mulford - Evanston Now

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 13:13

Evanston Now

Shots heard on Monroe, Greenleaf, Mulford
Evanston Now
Evanston police responded to reports of gunshots on Monroe, Greenleaf, and Mulford streets. These are among the stories in today's weekend crime roundup. Shots Heard. 1700 Monroe. Gunshots were reported in the 1700 block of Monroe Street at 11:37 ...

Evanston Holds Memorial Ceremony To Remember 9/11 Victims - CBS Chicago

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:36

CBS Chicago

Evanston Holds Memorial Ceremony To Remember 9/11 Victims
CBS Chicago
CHICAGO (CBS) — First responders in Evanston are among those remembering the sacrifices and loss on this day 16 years ago. The Evanston Fire and Police Departments held a memorial ceremony on Monday to honor the brave men and women who lost ...

What if NU's land were taxable? - Evanston Now

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 08:40

Evanston Now

What if NU's land were taxable?
Evanston Now
A new memo from Evanston city staff suggests that if Northwestern University's property could be added to the tax roles, it might yield as much as $5.9 million a year in additional property tax revenue for the city. If all other tax-exempt properties ...

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