Cartoon: Don't look now ...

Oh, no, Ponzi says, it's city budget season again.

The City Council holds a special meeting Tuesday night to hear a presentation the number crunchers say will "frame the discussion on resource allocation."

With no details released in advance, Ponzi figures the news can't be good for long-suffering Evanston taxpayers.

Cartoon: Service envy

Ponzi imagines he's got a new gig -- plowing sidewalks for the Village of Wilmette.
With City of Evanston residents still struggling to clear their own walks, the village reports it started clearing its 166 miles of residential sidewalks as early as Thursday evening, although on Friday officials there didn't have an estimate for how soon they'd be able to finish the job.
Who wants to find out what a program like that would cost here?