Government

Ethics board votes to hear Braithwaite complaint

Evanston's Board of Ethics voted Tuesday night to hear a complaint brought by two residents claiming that Alderman Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward, abused his power and intimidated them during a July City Council meeting when he criticized white residents for accusing black elected officials of racism.

Recap: City Council

Here's a recap of our live coverage of this evening's Evanston City council meeting at which aldermen are scheduled to act on a loan for a pilot coach house construction project, start development of recreational cannabis business zoning and consider authorizing a study to determine how much space city government really needs.

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