More than 350 persons—officially a sell-out—graced the grounds of the Charles Gates Dawes mansion Sunday for the third annual Taste of Evanston, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Evanston Lighthouse, to raise funds for three employment-oriented community programs.

Post date: July 12, 2017 - 4:48pm

A bicycle was stolen from a bike rack in the 700 block of Foster Street and gunshots were reported in the 2100 block of Dewey Avenue. These stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 12, 2017 - 1:55pm

Evanston's Equity and Empowerment Plan needs more work, aldermen on the Human Services Committee concluded this week after listening to criticism of the plan from several community activists.

The committee plans to hear further comments about the plan at its Aug. 7 meeting, but City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz said it's not likely to be ready for final approval until October.

Sarah Vanderwicken.

Post date: July 12, 2017 - 10:04am

It may look like a vending machine the Evanston Public Library is installing at the Robert Crown Center, but actually it’s a book lending machine.

Post date: July 11, 2017 - 5:39pm

An unattended laptop computer was stolen at the Evanston Public library. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: July 11, 2017 - 3:53pm

Just days after plans for a new lakefront restaurant in Chicago were announced, aldermen in Evanston Monday night vowed there'll never be a full-service restaurant on our lakefront.

Post date: July 11, 2017 - 10:39am

Building community, friendship and leaders

Are you looking to join a community of women focused on giving back and having a great time? Membership in The Woman's Club of Evanston is open to all women and we'd love to meet you!

Post date: July 11, 2017 - 9:47am

Evanston aldermen were told Monday that nearly three percent of city water customers were far enough behind with their payments that they were mailed a shutoff notice last month.

Water Production Bureau Chief Darrell King said that of those nearly 397 customers, about three-fourths paid their bills in full or signed up for a payment plan after getting the shutoff notice -- so just 107 customers had actually had their water shutoff by the end of the month.

Post date: July 11, 2017 - 9:10am

Four Evanston Township High School athletes will advance to the United States Track and Field (USATF) National meet set for July 25-30 in Lawrence, Kansas following Region 7 qualifying held last weekend in Lisle.

Jonathan Wilburn, Julion Michelin, Enyaeva Michelin and Gabby Horton all earned the right to compete at Nationals. All four athletes will return to the high school ranks next season.

Post date: July 10, 2017 - 4:13pm

Evanston police say officers recovered a gun and dozens of bags of cannabis Sunday night after they stopped a car because the driver wasn't wearing a seat belt.

Post date: July 10, 2017 - 3:23pm