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Parking and traffic will face some minor disruptions Monday morning as a two-story house built by students at Evanston Township High School this year is moved to its final resting place at 1509 Emerson St.

The house is the product of a unique math course at the high school, known as Geometry in Construction. This marks the conclusion of the fourth year of the program.

Post date: June 22, 2017 - 4:10pm
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Why, yes, and now's your chance! Evanston-based production company CorradoMooncoin is filming the feature film "The Pages" in Evanston this summer. And they're looking for extras.

CorradoMooncoin is headed by Northwestern grads Joe Chappelle and Colleen Griffen. Chappelle is known for his work producing and directing "Chicago Fire," "CSI: Miami" and "The Wire." And Griffen wrote, directed and produced the mockumentary web series "boyband."

Post date: June 22, 2017 - 3:14pm
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The number of Evanstonians with jobs increased by 417 in May compared to the month before, but the jobless rate still inched up by 0.1 percent because even more people started looking for work.

Figures released this noon by the Illinois Department of Employment Security show 63 more people in Evanston were looking for work last month who couldn't find it, raising the number listed as unemployed to 1,344 -- or 3.4 percent of the city's workforce.

Post date: June 22, 2017 - 2:18pm
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Two cars--one on the street, the other in a driveway--sustained damages in the 3200 block of Park Place. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: June 22, 2017 - 1:51pm
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A new report from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning may help explain why apartment sizes in new developments in Evanston are shrinking.

Post date: June 22, 2017 - 10:17am
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A Chicago man has been charged with armed robbery and a Chicago woman with retail theft after an incident at the Jewel supermarket on Chicago Avenue in Evanston Monday afternoon.

Police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan says store employees told officers who responded to the 4:49 p.m. call that a man and a woman were observed in the liquor section concealing three bottles of alcohol valued at $61.78 in their backpacks.

Post date: June 21, 2017 - 2:41pm
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 A bicycle was stolen on Maple Avenue, lawn furniture was damaged on Brown Avenue, and shots were reported on Havard Terrace and Callan Avenue. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: June 21, 2017 - 1:48pm
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Evanston police officers, speaking at a community forum Tuesday evening said the fact that most of them don't live in Evanston doesn't mean they don't care about the community.

In response to a question about whether the city should require officers to live in town, Officer Tanya Jenkins said she spends a lot of time volunteering in Evanston, though she doesn't live here. "The only place I volunteer is in Evanston," Jenkins added.

Post date: June 21, 2017 - 10:43am
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Sunday turned out to be a special Father’s Day for Evanston head wrestling coach Rudy Salinas.

He had the rare opportunity to spend the entire weekend watching his two sons, junior-to-be Rafael and incoming freshman Ricardo, help Evanston earn a fourth place finish at the prestigious Jazz Town Duals national tournament held in New Orleans, La.

Post date: June 20, 2017 - 10:51pm
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There’s a small piece of Evanston that lies in the Skokie Park District, and a group of residents there is petitioning to get out.

Post date: June 20, 2017 - 5:07pm

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