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In March, Evanston became the second city in the nation to be awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for national excellence in sustainability.

Please join us on Thursday, April 24, 2014 to hear from Catherine Hurley, the City of Evanston's Sustainable Programs Coordinator, about the yearlong assessment of our community's sustainability across seven broad categories. Find out:

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 6:39pm
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Evanston community members are invited to come together and celebrate volunteerism at the 10th Annual Evanston Volunteer Recognition Reception on Thursday, April 24, located at Northwestern University in Ryan Auditorium, Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Rd. The event will open with a reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by the start of the program at 6:00 p.m. 

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 6:29pm
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Local businesses are invited to celebrate Earth Day at a free Networking Breakfast co-sponsored by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce and the City of Evanston on Tuesday, April 22 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Evanston Ecology Center.

Get your morning started with a high-energy meet & greet breakfast hosted by fellow GREEN Chamber members in the community. Learn how your business can save energy and money with energy efficiency programs, alternative energy suppliers, and on-going initiatives with the City of Evanston.  Bring your questions too!

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 6:18pm
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Zoo suit-wearing swing and jazz band, The Rhythm Rockets, perform postwar classics--from Dinah Washington, Etta James and Peggy Lee--and hot blues covers at 27 Live, Saturday, at 8:30 p.m. 

Tickets are $7 advance; $10 door 

 

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 6:10pm
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Robert G. Hasty directs the Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra in an evening that includes Desenclos’ “Incantation, Threne, et Danse,” featuring trumpet soloist Matt Baker and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major.

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 for students with IDs.

To order single or group tickets, call (847) 467-4000 or visit www.pickstaiger.org.

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 5:54pm
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Timothy J. Robblee directs the Symphonic Band in a program that includes Ives’ “Variations on ‘America,’” Michael Gandolfi’s “Vientos y Tangos” and other works.

Tickets are $6 for the general public and $4 for students with IDs.

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 5:46pm
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Police are investigating four reports of gang graffiti in the 1700 block of Dodge Avenue and the 1700 block of Brown Avenue overnight Monday. These and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 3:00pm
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Owners of 20 vehicles on Judson Avenue, Keeney Street, and Hinman Avenue in south Evanston woke up yesterday morning to find tires slashed on their vehicles parked on the street.

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 2:16pm
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A state lawmaker who represents Evanston has won House approval of a bill that would expand an existing anti-bullying statute to cover messages sent from off-campus computers.

The legislation, HB4207, sponsored by State Rep. Laura Fine, D-Glenview, passed the House earlier this month on an 85-21 vote and is awaiting action in the state Senate.

Post date: April 16, 2014 - 2:10pm

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