Election 2017

McConnell maneuver fails in City Council

In a move at least one opponent compared to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's refusal to hold hearings on President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court, two aldermen Monday demanded that the City Council let the new mayor fill vacancies on the city's Board of Ethics.

D65 chief is ‘humbled and appreciative’

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Superintendent Paul Goren Thursday disseminated a letter to the community, saying he is “extremely humbled and appreciative” of their show of support in approving the $14.5 million operating referendum on Tuesday by a four-to-one margin.