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Evanston (anti-) Distracted Driving Summit

You know phones and driving don't mix.  Find out why. Come to our Distracted Driving Summit at Evanston Township High School (1600 Dodge Avenue, Room N112) on Wednesday, April 13 from 2:30 to 5:30 pm. 

New Trees for Central Street

Our Superintendent of Parks and Forestry, Paul D'Agostino, reports the following about the ash trees that were recently removed from the Central Street parkway in the business district:

Central Street Merchants ask us to "Shop Small Stores"

On Sunday, December 6, the Central Street Merchants Association will kick off the shopping season with a Holiday Open House and will bring the grassroots Shop Small Stores campaign to Central Street.  Shop Small Stores reminds shoppers to make their first stop at small, locally owned stores in the community, to spend their money locally and to support independent, neighborhood businesses.  The campaign continues after the holiday season. 

Central Street resurfacing to begin August 17

Central Street gets a facelift this summer.  Central Street, including its parking lanes, will be resurfaced between McDaniel and Ashland and from Asbury to Sherman.  The project begins August 17 and is expected to take eight weeks. 
Because Central Street belongs to the State of Illinois, funding for the project will come from the Illinois Department of Transportation.  For more information, contact Paul Schneider, City Engineer, City of Evanston, 847-448-8291. 

7th Ward Meeting on July 16

Please join me for a 7th Ward Meeting on Thursday, July 16 from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Boulevard.  Speakers include Officer Loyce Spells of the Evanston Police Department's Problem Solving Team, and Mr.

The Daily Northwestern: Grover for 7th Ward

We endorse Jane Grover, former chairwoman of the Evanston Mental Health Board, for 7th Ward alderman.

Grover's experience with the board and other local groups gives her extensive institutional knowledge, which the city sorely needs in an election that will bring us a new mayor and at least four brand-new aldermen.  Her ideas to deal with Evanston's budget crisis are practical, as is her emphasis on changing the discourse between Evanston and Northwestern.

Jane Grover: 7th Ward Leadership

Dear Friends and Neighbors:
We're in the homestretch in the 7th Ward aldermanic election, a good time to remind you of the difference I'll make as your alderman.  I am pleased to be the only 7th Ward aldermanic candidate rated "Highly Recommended" by the Central Street Neighbors Association.   


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