Evanston Special Olympics participants recognized with award

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The group of Evanston participants in the Special Olympics received recognition for being an “outstanding team,” the city announced Monday. Leonard Woodson, the city’s Special Olympics program manager, and the Evanston... Read more »

New Evanston proclamation advocates greater sense of community

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Evanston officials will aim to deter young people from violence and create a greater sense of community. The “Evanston Own It” proclamation, signed by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and city clerk Rodney Greene, encourages residents... Read more »

Police Blotter: May 5

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 4, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Woman attacked Friday night in Evanston A Chicago woman told police that two men she knew hit and kicked her Friday night, officials said. The 23-year-old woman went to Evanston Police Department’s headquarters,... Read more »

Lulu’s, Taco Diablo plan to open January 2016

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston resident Daniel Kelch’s businesses have not had the best of luck in the city. First, his Mexican restaurant Taco Diablo was ... Read more »

ETHS gains recognition for increasing access to advanced courses

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local, National

Evanston Township High School has been recognized nationally for its efforts to increase student access to advanced classes regardless of race or socioeconomic status. The school has been featured in recent media coverage by... Read more »

Evanston police warn of donation scam

Tori Latham, City Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

At least one young person has been going around Evanston and Northwestern’s Evanston campus asking for money in a door-to-door donation scam, Evanston police said Friday. Evanston Police Department has received several reports... Read more »

Police Blotter: May 4

Julian Gerez, Reporter

May 3, 2015

Filed under City, Crime

Window broken at car rental location An unknown person made a hole in a window at a car rental location in downtown Evanston overnight last Monday, police said. There is a 2-inch hole in the window of the southwest... Read more »

Northwestern, Evanston begin trade skills training program

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 30, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Education, Local

Northwestern launched a training program Monday in partnership with the city that will teach Evanston residents trade skills they can use to find full-time jobs. The Northwestern/Evanston Skilled Trades Training Program aims... Read more »