The Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board has reached agreement on a contract with its custodians, but not yet with its teachers.

Post date: October 25, 2016 - 3:50pm

A wallet left unattended at Oakton Elementary School was stolen yesterday. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: October 25, 2016 - 1:29pm

You don't have to sit at home alone to watch the Chicago Cubs play the Cleveland Indians in the World Series, thanks to the City of Evanston.

Instead, you can go to one of the four free watch parties to be held at the Chandler-Newberger Center, Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, Levy Center, and Robert Crown Center for the following games:

Post date: October 25, 2016 - 11:57am

Evanston aldermen split 5-4 Monday night in approving payment to Ross Barney Architects of $12,505 for revised design drawings for a scaled-down version of a new theater project on Howard Street.

The original plans, budgeted at $39,865, lost their relevance last June when Strawdog Theatre Company backed out of talks with the city to lease the city-owned storefront at 721-723 Howard.

Post date: October 25, 2016 - 10:44am

High school volleyball coaches can take a variety of approaches when their teams are struggling at the service line like Evanston has this season.

Some will resort to having their players focus completely on that aspect of the game in practice.

Others will shy away from the issue, figuring it will do more damage mentally if they keep reminding their players about constant mistakes.

Post date: October 24, 2016 - 9:39pm

Developers of The Main, the new nine-story mixed-use building on the southeast corner of Main Street and Chicago Avenue in Evanston, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the building this afternoon.

Post date: October 24, 2016 - 4:46pm

Someone stole metal objects from a construction site on Asbury Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: October 24, 2016 - 3:35pm

Evanston Hockey will host a Try Hockey for Free event at its home rink, Robert Crown Center, 1701 Main St., in Evanston, on Nov. 12, from 12:55 to 1:55 p.m.

Local youth — boys and girls — between the ages of 4 and 9 are invited to come experience the exhilaration of youth hockey in a fun, safe environment.

No skating or hockey experience is necessary. Members of the Evanston Hockey Girls’ high school and U14 teams and their coach, Hannah Bielawski, will be on hand to teach basic skills and drills, and facilitate a scrimmage match.

Post date: October 24, 2016 - 11:49am

Get a sneak peek at some of Chicago’s most exciting new works of circus art! This latest installation of our performance series focuses on the development of new acts. Professionals from the Chicagoland circus community will be featured as well as advanced students from The Actors Gymnasium’s own classes.

Two Performances Only!

Amanda Crockett – Director

Post date: October 24, 2016 - 10:37am

Evanston city staff will propose modifications to the Dodge Avenue bike lane project tonight that will increase the number of bus pull-offs and improve sight-lines for cars pulling onto Dodge from some side streets.

Post date: October 24, 2016 - 9:25am