“It’s a great day to be a Wildkit.” That’s how Evanston Township High School superintendent Eric Witherspoon ended an email sent this week to parents, students, and staff at ETHS. But while it may indeed be a great day, it’s also a confusing one.
Evanston health officials reported no new COVID-19 cases in the city today on the eve of the state's moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan that will further loosen pandemic-related restrictions on business and social activity.
As long as you can pick up food curbside in Evanston, you might as well be able to pick up food for thought. So the Evanston Public Library has started “contact-free” distribution of books to library cardholders at the Main Library downtown.
Evanston will move into Phase 4 of the state's Restore Illinois plan on Friday, assuming the region continues to meet required public health metrics, and city officials are planning an online briefing for businesses today to review the new guidelines.