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Aldermen Monday postponed action on a proposal to expand the scope of Evanston's hotel-motel tax to include bed and breakfast establishments.

The new tax was sought by Alderman Judy Fiske, 1st Ward, who campaigned against approval of Stone Porch by the Lake, the city's first, and so far only, operating licensed bed and breakfast, at 300 Church St. in her ward.

Post date: January 27, 2015 - 5:33am
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Light Opera Works will stage "The Fantasticks," "South Pacific" and "Guys and Dolls" this year at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston.

And it will also present a concert, "Hollywood's Greatest Song Hits," Oct. 2-11 at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston in October.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 10:14pm
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Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council meeting.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 7:56pm
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Here's a recap of our live coverage of tonight's Evanston City Council Planning and Development Committee meeting.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 7:23pm
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Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City Council Administration and Public Works Committee meeting.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 6:07pm
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Evanston police say two men were struck by bullets after someone driving by in a car opened fire on them near the intersection of Custer Avenue and Brummel Street shortly after 2 p.m. today.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 4:33pm
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It was bad enough that the driver and passenger of a car driving northbound on Dodge Avenue at Madison Street Sunday afternoon were not wearing safety belts, but when they were stopped by Evanston police, it turned out the driver had a stolen handgun and no drivers license or proof of insurance.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 4:11pm
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Police are investigating weekend auto thefts on Main Street, Dewey Avenue, Central Street, and Euclid Park Place. These among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 3:51pm
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YWCA Women's Film Series will screen "Vessel," a film that looks at the challenging and often polarizing issue of reproductive health care for women.

A fearless sea captain sails a ship through loopholes in international law, providing abortions on the high seas, and leaving in her wake a network of emboldened activists who trust women to handle abortion on their own terms.

5:15 pm -  Wine & Food
The Bottle Shop, 1148 Central Avenue, Wilmette

6:30 pm - Film Screening
Wilmette Theater, 1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette

8:00 pm - Post-show Discussion

You can buy a $10 ticket for the event here: www.ywca.org/WFS

Questions? Please contact Cece Lobin, Women's Empowerment and Leadership Manager, at [email protected] or 847-864-8445, ext. 120.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 2:57pm
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John L. D’Angelo Jr., vice president of engineering and facilities operations at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, has been named the new vice president for facilities at Northwestern University, effective Feb. 16.

Post date: January 26, 2015 - 1:36pm

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