After some Evanstonians complained about the city's new free-beach pass program for teens -- launched after many folks had already bought their beach tokens for the season, Evanston Now asked City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz how the program's going.
The city's decision to provide free, 10-visit beach passes for teens -- after many residents had already paid for tokens for the year brought complaints from some Evanston Now readers and led Ponzi to pick up his cartoonist's pen along with his be
Evanston150 recorded its 1,000th idea Friday, putting the community-wide grassroots initiative well on its way to the goal of collecting 2,013 ideas to make Evanston a better place to live, work, play and study.
Evanston police report two people were arrested Wednesday in separate domestic battery incidents, and two men stole clothes from a store on Main Street. Those stories are among the items in today's daily crime bulletin.
About 75 people met at Lincoln School in Evanston Thursday night to discuss preliminary plans for a nine-story office building planned for the vacant lot on the southeast corner of Chicago Avenue and Main Street.
Evanston Library Director Mary Johns has submitted her resignation effective July 15.
Johns has been appointed library director of the Siouxland Libraries in Sioux Falls, S.D., a joint library system of the City of Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County.
An Evanston woman has been arrested for threatening a victim with a knife while another woman is being sought for breaking someone's ankle. Those stories in today's Evanston police daily crime bulletin.