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Credit cards and cash were taken from a vehicle in the 600 block of Sherman Avenue. Also, a bicycle part  was stolen from an apartment common area in the 1500 block of Oak Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: March 30, 2017 - 12:51pm
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Construction on improvements to Fountain Square in downtown Evanston is scheduled to start next week and continue through December.

The project is funded through tax increment financing district revenue and general obligation funds for capital improvement projects.

The work will include:

Post date: March 30, 2017 - 10:29am
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Evanston-based Legacy.com, a provider of online digital memorials, has been sold by Boston-based Great Hill Partners to Pamplona Capital of London.

Post date: March 30, 2017 - 5:35am
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A new project aimed at estimating the potential for roof-top solar panel installations across the country shows Evanston getting rather mediocre scores.

Post date: March 29, 2017 - 3:06pm
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Customers at the Upstairs Café at Evanston’s Central Street Metra station have launched an email and telephone campaign to persuade Union Pacific Railroad to let them stay in business.

The popular eatery that serves as much as a community information exchange as it does a site to purchase coffee and freshly baked scones before boarding a train downtown, has been told by the railroad to relinquish their space by the end of April.

Post date: March 29, 2017 - 10:56am
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A Milwaukee bandsaw, left unattended at a construction site in the 1500 block of Maple Avenue, was reported missing. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: March 29, 2017 - 9:47am
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Update 4:40 p.m.: The Evanston Skokie School District 65 board was mistakenly listed on state records as among the big-dollar donors who have made the current school tax hike referendum one of the most expensive campaigns in city history.

Post date: March 29, 2017 - 8:44am
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How does Evanston’s softball team plan to build on the best season in program history?

One day at a time, of course.

With 8 seniors --- and 4 underclassmen who are also returning starters --- back from a team that set a single season school record for victories with 18, and earned a share of the first conference championship since 1975, the Wildkits are poised to build on that success with a simple approach according to the philosophy of second-year head coach Katie Perkins.

Post date: March 28, 2017 - 10:54pm
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A laptop computer was taken in the burglary of a 2005 Kia in the 1000 block of Brummel Street yesterday. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: March 28, 2017 - 4:04pm
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A supporter of 1st Ward aldermanic candidate Lee Cabot has filed a complaint with the state board of elections objecting to the use of a photo of her in campaign fliers mailed by the incumbent alderman, Judy Fiske.

Post date: March 28, 2017 - 9:26am

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