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After one or two days off this week because of inclement winter weather, both of Evanston’s two school districts plan to hold classes as usual on Friday.

Late Thursday afternoon, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 advised parents that classes would resume, but they warned that students should be dressed warmly to cope with howling winds and near-zero temperatures.

Post date: January 8, 2015 - 7:49pm
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Burglars struck at two apartments in the 800 block of Hinman Avenue yesterday and made off with computers, jewelry, and clothing. These among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: January 8, 2015 - 3:52pm
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Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl says she'll end the liquor license suspension for Chicago's Home of Chicken & Waffles within the next several days.

The mayor announced the decison this afternoon at the conclusion of a nearly three-hour hearing before the city's Liquor Control Review Board.

At the hearing, the owners presented copies of a just-issued state liquor license and renewal of the company's corporate registration with the state.

Post date: January 8, 2015 - 2:45pm
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Evanston is due to get two waves of snow today.

One, already underway, is expected to taper off to flurries by mid afternoon, with another round of snow hitting early this evening

Assistant Public Works Director James Maiworm says public works crews anti-iced main routes this morning and now is out clearing the roads.

The first band of snow is expected to amount to about an inch, with the second somewhat less than that.

Maiworm sayd no parking restrictions are expected to be needed to deal with today.s storm.

Post date: January 8, 2015 - 2:17pm
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This week's extreme cold weather has forced some changes in how Evanston provides city services.

Post date: January 7, 2015 - 8:33pm
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With the City of Evanston now taking action against one business that's behind on paying back an economic development loan, it's time for a checkup on how the city's other loans to local businesses are doing.

Evanston Now reported this morning on the troubled loan to Chicago's House of Chicken & Waffles.

Post date: January 7, 2015 - 5:14pm
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Classes at Evanston Township High School will resume Thursday with a later than usual start after being closed for cold weather Wednesday. But elementary and middle schools in District 65 will remain closed.

Post date: January 7, 2015 - 4:26pm
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Bullet holes were found in the door of the garage of a  home in the 2000 block of Dodge Avenue. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: January 7, 2015 - 3:58pm
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With the collapse this week of efforts to lure a state agency to the Harley Clarke mansion, some Evanstonians have suggested continued city ownership and renting the building out for weddings and other events as a way of covering costs.

Post date: January 7, 2015 - 3:02pm
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Michael Corr, newly elected president of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, will be introduced to chamber members, along with other new officers and board members at the chamber's 95th annual meeting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel.

Post date: January 7, 2015 - 1:10pm

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