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  By Bob Seidenberg Evanston City Council members were split in their first real discussion of the votes needed to remove a City Manager, with some maintaining a change in the rule could hurt the City’s chances of attracting candidates…
Police issue community alert over recent carjackings

Two recent carjackings and an armed robbery in southeast Evanston have prompted the Evanston Police Department to issue an alert to the public. On October 10, 2021, at 12:54 p.m., a 50-year-old male Evanston resident was sitting in his 2018…
Lincoln Street Beach surfaces as possible dog park candidate

By Bob Seidenberg Acknowledging the City was at a crossroads on the issue, Evanston officials turned to Council members at their Sept. 20 meeting for direction on where the City’s second dog park should be located. The City is down…
Many options to spend $43 million in ARPA funds

By Bob Seidenberg Workforce development, hazard pay for employees, and climate action strategies are among the items on the table as Evanston City Council members weigh spending $43.1 million in federal COVID-19 recovery funds. Council Members are not ready to…
Staff shortages slow Evanston restaurants road to recovery

By Bob Seidenberg rseiden914@gmail.com Gina Speckman, executive director of the Chicago North Shore Convention & Visitors Bureau, had led off with a fact-filled presentation at the city’s Economic Development Committee meeting June 23  on why the city should support her…