Tired of limiting Christmas presents for kids to just toys and clothes? The Evanston Public Library has a better idea: books. And they’ve just made it easier for grownups to make that critical buying decision.
Police investigated a gunfire report in the 800 block of Custer Avenue, and graffiti showed up in the 700 block of Church Street. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
Despite complaints from a lobbyist for Lyft and one of its drivers, Evanston aldermen Monday night voted to move forward with a tax on ride-hailing services along with nearly a dozen other tax and fee changes as they moved toward adopting the 2018 city budget next week.