Two Republicans filed this morning on the opening day of petition filing for the primary election next March to compete for the chance to challenge incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) in next fall's general election.
Evanston aldermen tonight will be asked to authorize city parking officials to let residents renew on-street parking permits for 2018 even where it's been discovered that permits issued in the past don't meet the rules established by ordinance.
Evanston aldermen are scheduled Monday to approve an agreement with Northwestern University under which the school will make annual voluntary payments in place of property taxes on land it may acquire in the Research Park zoning district.
Despite complaints from a lobbyist for Lyft and one of its drivers, Evanston aldermen Monday night voted to move forward with a tax on ride-hailing services along with nearly a dozen other tax and fee changes as they moved toward adopting the 2018 city budget next week.
Support for facility and park improvements, paramedic services, and youth job training are among the services and projects that will be funded by this year’s $1 million donation from Northwestern University to the City of Evanston's Good Neig