No garbage pickups today


Schools and most government offices are closed today for the Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Here is how city services will be affected:

No solid waste or recycling collections will occur today. All collections will occur one day later in the week. Thursday residential recycling and Friday condo recycling collections will both occur on Friday.

The Morton Civic Center, Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Levy Senior Center, Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center,  and Evanston Ecology Center are closed.

The Chandler-Newberger Community Center will have open basketball from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., but all other classes are cancelled. Robert Crown Community Center and all Evanston Public Library locations will be open.

The City’s 311 Service Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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