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Evanston speeding repairs to water mains because of recent problems

Evanston is expediting repairs to its water main after a series of recent leaks and breaks along Central Street, officials said. “It’s being caused by … Read more ›

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Evanston Seeks Public Comment on Changes to 2012 Action Plan to Assist Low-income Residents

he Housing & Community Development Act Committee will hold a Public Meeting to hear comment on a Substantial Amendment to the 2012 Action Plan on … Read more ›

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Chicago Ave. Closure between Clark and Church June 2

Chicago Ave. between Church and Clark Streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012 in order to hoist … Read more ›

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Draft Water Efficiency Plan Now Available for Public Comment

The City of Evanston is seeking public input on its draft Water Efficiency Plan document. In 2011, the City of Evanston was awarded a Chicago … Read more ›

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Tempel Lipizzans Leap into 2012!

After a hiatus in 2011 to focus on training, Tempel Farms is launching a series of performances featuring the internationally-recognized Lipizzan Stallions. The season kicks … Read more ›

Chicago Journalist Lisa Barr debuts her award-winning novel FUGITIVE COLORS on Amazon.com.
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Award-Winning Novel FUGITIVE COLORS Debuts on Amazon.com Author Lisa Barr simultaneously launches ā€œGIRLilla Warfare: A Momā€™s Guide to Surviving the Suburban Jungleā€ www.girlillawarfare.com

Journalist Lisa Barr debuted her award-winning novel FUGITIVE COLORS on Amazon.com, and launched this week her website ā€œGIRLilla Warfare: A Momā€™s Guide to Surviving the … Read more ›

Veolia Solid Waste Midwest owns and operates a waste transfer station in the 1700 block of Church Street (Brian L. Cox / Special to the Tribune)

Judge tosses harassment lawsuit by waste transfer station against city; company vows to refile

A Cook County judge recently struck down a civil lawsuit brought against Evanston by a waste hauler that had alleged that the city was harassing … Read more ›

James Anthony Zoccoli (JAZ) in Wiggerlover
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Four more chances to catch Evanston native James Anthony Zoccoli's Wiggerlover

Wiggerlover [white boy+black dad=grey areas] Itā€™s the totally too-good-to-be-true story of one boyā€™s life in an interracial family in Chicagoland, 1979: part memoir, part editorial, … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

Evanston alderman Fiske blocked Betsi Burns’ appointment to landlord licensing committee

The Daily Northwestern reports: Ald. Judy Fiske (1st), whose ward includes part of the Northwestern campus, lobbied to exclude the only University administrator nominated to … Read more ›