Cannon asks to be considered to fill 2nd Ward Council seat

By Bob  Seidenberg rseiden914@gmail.com Activist Darlene Cannon ran a strong race  in the 2021 municipal election, losing by  71 votes to the incumbent, 2nd Ward Council member Peter Braithwaite. With Braithwaite announcing June 27 that he plans to step down…
Mayor reflects  on tragedy in Highland Park

A message from Evanston Mayor Daniel Biss: Yesterday, a tragedy occurred in Highland Park. A gunman fired repeatedly into the Independence Day parade, taking six lives and wounding dozens. The suspected shooter was taken into custody in the early evening,…
Shooting brings abrupt close to city’s July  4th festivities

By Bob Seidenberg Three hours before the city’s first parade in three years, some volunteers for the event had already begun to arrive. One group, the Mid-USA Falun Dafa Association, a Buddhist group that promotes wellness and peace,  had already…