Records are made to be broken, and that’s why it wasn’t a great day Saturday for one of the best female swimmers in Evanston history.

Post date: November 15, 2014 - 9:10pm

The parent group that calls itself “Math Matters” is pushing for better differentiation in the teaching of math in the Evanston/Skokie District 65 schools.

Post date: November 15, 2014 - 3:51pm

Evanton police say a Chicago man arrested in September on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse was sentenced this week to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to the charge in Skokie district court.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 6:32pm

Evanston Township High School will host “Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do” with Claude Steele, Ph.D.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 5:14pm

The City of Evanston has received the highest possible score from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index, the only nationwide rating system of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender inclusion in municipal law and policy.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 4:48pm

Evanston city officials say we're expected to get the first significant snowfall of the season Saturday evening.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 4:31pm

The Evanston Public Library, which is seeking another big tax increase for next year, has dramatically increased attendance at its children's programs in recent years.

But most other metrics, contained in annual city budget documents, show the library standing still or lagging slightly, even as its recent spending increases have substantally outpaced inflation, after sharp cutbacks during the city budget crisis.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 1:46pm

Join Directors Gary Geiger and Monica Blacconeri as they lead the entire Evanston Children’s Choir in our most popular concert of the year, celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa in typical ECC style!

This concert is FREE, but voluntary donations are graciously accepted. For more information, please visit  TO JOIN, CONTACT US: (847) 733-0814, [email protected]

Limited free parking is available behind the chapel for the less-mobile. Plentiful, inexpensive parking is available nearby at the Church Street Self Park, 525 Church St.

This concert made possible, in part, by the City of Evanston, Cultural Arts Division.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 12:52pm

A burglar took a portable generator and a pair of sunglasses from an unlocked garage in the 2500 block of Thayer Street. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 12:46pm

About 100 neighbors turned out Thursday night to hear representatives of Valli Produce talk about their plans for the Evanston Plaza.

Frank Greco, a partner in the small, family-owned chain, told residents at the 2nd Ward meeting that Valli doesn't have a warehouse, "so everything comes in fresh to the location, which means the store will have more back room space with coolers than the typical supermarket.

Frank Greco.

Post date: November 14, 2014 - 9:29am