Category: Evanston RoundTable

Free first hour at city garages set to expire

By Bob Seidenberg Evanston City Council members moved November 8 to end the longstanding practice of offering the first hour of parking for free in the city’s downtown parking garages, starting January 1, despite criticism from some on the council…
Council approves plan for phase out of gas-powered leaf blowers

By Bob Seidenberg Evanston City Council members’ approval of a new leaf-blower ordinance has started the clock running for the eventual phasing out of gas-powered leaf blowers.  At their Monday, November 8 meeting, Council members approved the leaf blower ordinance…
City may halt crossing guard funding

By Bob Seidenberg rseiden914@gmail.com For the past 20 years or so, the City of Evanston has been picking up the full cost for crossing guard services for District 65 schools as well as for some of the private schools. But…
Book prompts library to look at shelving policy

By Bob Seidenberg PopularMMOs Presents A Hole New World” may not strike an immediate chord of recognition. But the stars of the children’s book, Pat and Jen, who do battle against zombies, have a huge fandom. The book, published by…

By Bob Seidenberg Evanston police have made an arrest in one of the carjacking incidents which have been part of a recent crime surge in southeast Evanston, officials announced at a special Third Ward meeting Oct. 19. Third Ward Council…