Two arrested in Evanston on prostitution-related charges

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 10, 2014
Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Two Chicago residents were arrested this week in connection with prostitution and solicitation, police said. ... Read more »

Evanston City Council approves $50K for Cradle to Career education initiative

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

September 8, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

City Council approved $50,000 in funding Monday night for Cradle to Career, ​a long-term initiative​ that aims to mobilize community organizations and schools to improve a child’s educational experience. The city agreed... Read more »

Evanston festival touts driving alternatives

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 8, 2014
Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Evanston hosted a street festival Sunday on Main Street, encouraging residents to support the city’s pro-biking initiative and embrace modes of transportation besides driving. Community members who attended the “Streets... Read more »

Freshii to open in former Argo Tea space

Annie Bruce, Assistant Summer Editor

August 31, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories

A healthy dining franchise is in talks with the city to open a restaurant in the space where Argo Tea was formerly located. Freshii, which will open at 1596 Sherman Ave., announced its plans to open an Evanston storefront... Read more »

Evanston fire truck involved in car accident Sunday morning

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 31, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories

An Evanston fire department truck was hit by a car Sunday morning while responding to a fire call, officials said. The accident occurred at about about 9:35 a.m. Sunday at Ridge Avenue and Central Street when a woman in an... Read more »

ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 28, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A student who attended summer activities at Evanston Township High School was diagnosed with whooping cough, a highly contagious illness, according to a letter sent out to students’ parents Tuesday. The student was diagnosed... Read more »