The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Evanston-based Spartech Plastics LLC $54,500 for safety violations including exposing employees to unguarded machinery and electrical shock hazards.
The Citizens Utility Board says an online survey it conducted last week of Illinois residents showed that 69.9 percent of those responding favored the general idea of a wind farm off the Lake Michigan shoreline.
The Business Alliance for a Sustainable Evanston will hold a “green” restaurant crawl in downtown Evanston on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
The event, starting at 6:30 p.m., will include stops at Vinic Wine, Quince at the Homestead and Blind Faith Café.
A former U.S. senator and the head of an Evanston-based non-profit that helps small businesses improve their workplace culture will be among the speakers at Evanston's first Business Mash Up event on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
The event, sponsored by the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, will be held at Northwestern University's north beach starting at 5:30 p.m.