It's time for Evanston residents who aren't registered to vote or have moved since the last time they voted to sign up to participate in the March 15 presidential primary election.

Several civic groups have formed a Voter Participation Action Coalition to hold voter registration events around town before the regular registration deadline, Feb. 16.

Post date: January 18, 2016 - 11:07am

Schools and most government offices are closed today for the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Here is how city services will be affected:

Post date: January 18, 2016 - 10:06am

A consultant hired by the city will report to Evanston aldermen Tuesday that a fundraising drive for a new Robert Crown Recreation Center could raise somewhere between $3 million and $24 million.

Post date: January 18, 2016 - 9:22am

Tre Marshall spent most of the fourth quarter Saturday night in chase mode, trying to cool off Fremd’s hot-shooting guard, Kyle Silwa.

Post date: January 17, 2016 - 5:46am

The second of Jennifer Pritzker’s bed-and-breakfast establishments on Evanston’s lakefront was unveiled for neighbors Friday night who couldn’t help but chide the City Council for rejecting Pritzker’s proposal for rehabbing the Harley Clarke mansion.

Post date: January 16, 2016 - 10:56am

A civil rights leader, a South African jurist and a minister who's also a business professor will be among the speakers during Northwestern University’s annual commemoration of the life and legacy of the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Post date: January 16, 2016 - 10:55am

It will probably be a few days before the members of the Evanston girls basketball team learn just how they fared in semester exams held earlier this week at ETHS.

But the Wildkits certainly aced their first test of the second semester Friday night in Park Ridge, crushing Maine South 51-21 and remaining one game behind pacesetting New Trier in the Central Suburban League South division standings.

Post date: January 16, 2016 - 5:38am

Three cars in the 1000 and 1100 blocks of Dobson Street were accessed by burglars Wednesday night. These among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: January 15, 2016 - 3:22pm
Title: Remembrance

The 2nd Act Players present ArLynn Leiber Presser's Remembrance, a dramatic look at how we remember those we have loved and lost.

The play, being performed at the Piven Theatre in the Noyes Cultural Art Center, explores whether love can survive even after death.

Tickets are available online.

Post date: January 15, 2016 - 2:41pm

Evanston property taxpayers are subsidizing the cost of special trash pickups to the tune of nearly two-thirds of a million dollars a year.

Post date: January 15, 2016 - 10:02am