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Aldermen say no to invasion of Iran

The Evanston City Council Monday adopted a resolution urging the federal government not to go to war against Iran. The resolution was approved 7-1 with only Alderman Edmund Moran, 6th Ward, voting against it. Alderman Anjena Hansen, 9th Ward, was not at the meeting. Moran argued that the council is not well enough informed about […]

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ETHS nature center offers tours

Evanston Township High School will hold an Open House at its on-site Nature Center from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 7. The whole community is invited to tour the facility, located just west of the ETHS football stadium off of Church Street. The ETHS Nature Center encompasses several habitats—prairie, savannah, ponds, wetland, forest, and a […]

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Crime suspect nabbed close to home

Evanston police have arrested a man who apparently was breaking into his neighbors’ cars. Commander Tom Guenther says officers on patrol about 3:30 Sunday morning noticed a man they believed was acting suspiciously in the 1800 block of Ashland Ave. The man had a white plastic bag with a flashlight inside that was still turned […]

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Russell named interim city manager

Mayor Lorraine Morton today announced the appointment of Rolanda Russell as Evanston’s interim city manager effective May 12. Russell was named assistant city manager in November 2006 by City Manager Julia Carroll, who is resigning because of health issues. Russell will serve as interim city manager until a new city manager is chosen by the […]