The City Council voted Monday to require the North Shore Anti-War Coalition to pay for a certificate of insurance to hold a peace vigil at Fountain Square schedule for Tuesday night, but decided to waive the city’s application and pemit fees.

The City Council voted Monday to require the North Shore Anti-War Coalition to pay for a certificate of insurance to hold a peace vigil at Fountain Square schedule for Tuesday night, but decided to waive the city’s application and pemit fees.
The unincorporated group has held several previous vigils at Fountain Square without incident, but became caught up in the city bureaucracy when it asked to use a sound system at the Tuesday night event.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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