Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City council meeting at which aldermen are scheduled to act on a loan for a pilot coach house construction project, start development of recreational cannabis business zoning and consider authorizing a study to determine how much space city government really needs.
A transformative gift from two longtime donors will help generations of highly qualified students obtain a Northwestern University education. It will be the largest gift made to financial aid in the University’s history.
Responding to aldermanic sticker shock over the potential cost of HVAC and other upgrades to the Civic Center, city staff will ask aldermen Monday to authorize a study to determine how much space Evanston needs for city hall functions.
Burglars struck at homes in the 700 block of Florence Avenue, the 1100 block of Elmwood Avenue, the 900 block of Ridge Avenue, and the 700 block of Case Street. These are among stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
About two dozen people demanded better communication, collaborativeness and a commitment to equity from Evanston School District 65’s next superintendent at a community forum held by the superintendent search firm Thursday night.
Evanston aldermen Monday are scheduled to vote on a resolution that would direct the Plan Commission to develop recommendations on whether to permit or prohibit some or all types of recreational cannabis businesses in the city.
During a marathon meeting lasting nearly seven hours, Evanston's Plan Commission voted 4-2 to recommend City Council approval of Northwestern University plans to hold up to seven commercial special events per year at the school's Welsh-Ryan Arena.