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Burglars forced their way into a home in the 2400 block of Ridge Avenue and stole jewelry. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: November 30, 2016 - 3:39pm
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It turns out last summer's 40th edition of Evanston's Lakeshore Arts Festival will be its last.

Parks Director Lawrence Hemingway told aldermen this week that a plethora of summer arts festivals around the metro area and declining attendance for the Evanston event led to the decision to pull the plug.

Post date: November 30, 2016 - 10:47am
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A last-minute dust up over plans to renovate the fog houses at the Grosse Point lighthouse complex failed to derail adoption of the City of Evanston's 2017 budget this week.

Barbara Janes of the No Park Sale activist group urged aldermen Monday night not to renovate the fog houses in 2017 and instead spend the $400,000 budgeted for that project to make repairs to the nearby Harley Clarke mansion so it could become the site for the summer recreation classes traditionally held in the fog houses.

Post date: November 30, 2016 - 9:45am
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Once Brittanny Johnson made it clear that even with 5 starters back from last year’s girls basketball team, that all positions were wide open, the first-year Evanston head coach created another problem for herself.

Namely, figuring the right combinations of players coming off the bench in support of those starters.

So far, so good. With the bench contributing 19 points and 13 rebounds, the Wildkits crushed previously unbeaten Maine West 54-40 Tuesday night in their home opener at Beardsley Gym and stormed to their sixth straight victory to start the season.

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 10:38pm
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All four announced candidates for next year's Evanston mayoral race have filed their petitions with the city clerk's office.

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 3:36pm
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Evanston police, participating in a statewide “Click It or Ticket” mobilization, issued more than 100 citations for seat belt or cell phone violations from Nov. 14-27, according to a department release.

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 2:28pm
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Two persons have been charged with driving under the influence. These among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 1:56pm
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The wonderfully soulful singer, Lucy Smith, is celebrating the release of her new Holiday CD, "Singing Christmas", with us in this WDCB co-sponsored event!

Lucy is a Chicago-based singer, composer, bandleader and producer. Her quartet frequents the Chicago jazz scene and her musical collaborations include works for theatre, film and spoken word productions.

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 11:24am
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The Vic and Paul and Dana Show Presents a Holiday Extravaganza!

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 11:12am
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The Vic and Paul and Dana Show Presents a Holiday Extravaganza!

Post date: November 29, 2016 - 11:08am

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