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Among the beats we cover:

  • Evanston city government
  • School District 65
  • Evanston Township High School
  • Commercial construction and public infrastructure projects across the city.
  • Local business openings, closings and major development.

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Frequently asked questions

How much does a subscription cost?

The cost for a Full access subscription is $6 per month if billed monthly or $65 per year if billed annually. At the annual rate that’s just $1.25 a week.

For readers who’d like to do more to strengthen our coverage of the community, we also offer Supporter subscriptions starting at $10 a month or $100 annually.

How does billing work?

When you set up your subscription account, you’ll enter a credit or debit card number. That card will be charged monthly or once a year for your subscription fee. You can cancel at any time, and your card will be refunded for the prorated amount left for that billing period.

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