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Work to complete the Davis Street improvement project in downtown Evanston is scheduled to resume Monday.

City officials say it will take about six weeks to wrap up the work -- adding pavement markings, including for the protected bike lane from Ridge to Hinman avenues.

The work will require intermittent daytime no parking restrictions, but evening and night time parking will be available, except on a few nights.

Adequate alternative parking options are expected to be available on nearby streets and in the city's downtown parking garages.

Post date: July 3, 2014 - 5:43am
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A 19-year-old Chicago woman made a wrong turn on Custer Avenue early today and ended up getting shot in the leg, Evanston police reported.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 4:49pm
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Refresh your driving skills with the AARP Smart Driver™ Course.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 3:05pm
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Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin and Cook County Clerk David Orr will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting to discuss changes in state law that will impact suburban elections this fall.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 2:16pm
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A victim was stabbed in the left arm in an incident in the 100 block of Elmwood Avenue. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 12:15pm
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An Evanston Public Library children's librarian, Gigi Galich, who was critically injured when the bicycle she was riding collided with a motorcycle in front of the library Monday morning, has died.

Galich, 55, who lived in Evanston, was riding to work at the library when she turned out of the bike lane on the south side of Church Street to cross over to the library and was struck by the motorcycle.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 12:04pm
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When Evanston’s two school boards met in a joint meeting recently, they spent considerable time discussing a goal that calls for students to read better through utilizing a model of “disciplinary literacy” that the experts had difficulty explaining.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 11:30am
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The Lucky Platter, the 23-year-old Main Street restaurant institution in Evanston, will get a new look this month.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 10:40am
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A new nationwide study says people who actively speak out on local government issues tend to be older and more affluent than the average citizen.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 9:55am
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With construction around the Dawes Park lagoon blocking a traditional favorite spot for viewing Evanston's Fourth of July fireworks display, fans of the event may be looking for new viewing locations this year.

Post date: July 2, 2014 - 6:07am

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