Why subscribe

You want to know what's happening in your community. We make it easy.

When you subscribe to Evanston Now -- the area's leading news source -- you get:

  • Full access to all new and archived stories.
  • Our Daybreak News and Midday Update email newsletters that summarize the newest stories.

And your complete daily supply of Evanston news costs as little as $1.25 a week.

No source provides more coverage of Evanston.

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.

What our readers are saying

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Frequently asked questions

How much does a subscription cost?

The cost for a Full access subscription is $5.95 per month if billed monthly or $64.95 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 $9.95 a month or $99.50 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 every month or once a year for your subscription fee. You can canel at any time, and your card will be refunded for the prorated amount left for that billing period.

Do my spouse and I need separate subscriptions?

Nope. Each subscription is meant to serve a household. You can log in from up to five devices at a time with a single subscription.

What if I want to cancel?

You can cancel at any time, though we'll hate to see you go! Simply cancel the account through your dashboard, or contact us at [email protected]

Do you offer group rates?

Yes, we offer group rates for businesses, non-profit groups and other entities. Contact us at [email protected] to learn more.

Is there a paper version?

Nope. Evanston Now is online only.

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