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A dramatic fire in a laundromat, the resignation of a school superintendent and a ban on cookies and cupcakes in the schools were among the subjects of the most read stories on Evanston Now this month.
Roger Sosa began work last week as the new executive director of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce with a vow to establish relationships with many organizations in town as he attempts to breathe new life into an organization charged with improving the environment for Evanston businesses.
U.S. Bank, which closed its branch at 525 Main St. in Evanston last week, is in the process of closing 22 of its Chicago area locations -- about 14 percent of the full-service branches it had in the area a year ago.
Leaders of Curt’s Café, a program that offers jobs training for at-risk youth, announced Monday night that they will close their cafe on Dempster Street in Evanston and consolidate operations at the cafe on Central Street.