While other communities, including Chicago, have responded to concerns about economic pressure on lower income residents by raising the minimum wage, there's been no significant movement toward taking such action here in Evanston.
The Princeton Review is out with the 2016 edition of its college rankings list, based on surveys of 136,000 college students, and Evanston -- for the second year in a row -- is off the list of places where "town-gown relations are strained."
Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a five-year, $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for an interdisciplinary project that aims to invent, develop and test an implantable drug delivery system to protect high-risk individuals from HIV infection for up to a year at a time.
Democratic Party of Evanston members voting over the weekend in a straw poll on next year's Democratic primary candidates for U.S. Senate came out strongly in favor of U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth of Hoffman Estates over Chicago Urban League head Andrea Zopp.
Ozinga Ready Mix, a concrete firm that's come under fire from some Evanston aldermen for suing to challenge provisions of the affordable care act, is seeking city approval to expand its Evanston plant.