The City of Evanston recently received a $7,500 grant from a partnership led by Commonwealth Edison to supplement earlier funding for ecological work along the North Shore Channel that runs through Evanston, according to environmental services coordinator Paul D'Agostino.
Summer’s nearly over, but there’s still lots of music at Fountain Square, along with outdoor painting, plus a music-filled block party at Dempster and Chicago next weekend. Check the options outside for everyone this week:
Valuables were removed from a purse at an office in the 900 block of Davis Street. Also, shoplifting at a convenience store and a bicycle stolen from a home on Brown Avenue. These are among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
First Presbyterian Church of Evanston will seek city approval next week for a video message sign it installed in the church facade to replace an old-fashioned menu-board style sign with plastic letters.