Police Blotter: Oct. 2

Marissa Mizroch, Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Television taken from Evanston home Someone burglarized an Evanston residence Monday, stealing a television, police said. The 46-inch LED HD television was stolen from the living room on the first floor,... Read more »

Mayor Tisdahl signs pledge to make Evanston more age friendly

Marissa Mizroch , Reporter

October 1, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl has signed a pledge promising to make Evanston more friendly and comfortable for older residents. The “Best Cities for Successful Aging Mayor's Pledge,” created by the nonprofit Milken Institute, promises... Read more »

Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa suffer data hack

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

The two Jewel-Osco locations in Evanston were among the stores across Illinois, Indiana and Iowa hit by a credit card fraud incident on Monday, the second incident in two months that has impacted the chain. The... Read more »

Evanston celebrates Arts and Humanities Month

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

To celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month in October, Evanston's Cultural Arts Division will host different events throughout the month. The events were made possible through a continuing partnership with the Illinois... Read more »

Police Blotter: Oct. 1

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 30, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Man arrested in connection with punching another man  An Evanston man was arrested Monday in connection with punching another man in the face, police said. A 52-year-old man told police... Read more »

Public arts project coming to Davis Street CTA stop

Jennifer Ball, Assistant City Editor

September 30, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

City officials are planning to install a public arts project near the CTA station on Davis Street. The project will be located in the 2nd Ward, just east of the CTA station's downtown Evanston location. In the next few months,... Read more »

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 asking public to weigh in on strategic plan

Paige Leskin, City Editor

September 30, 2014

Filed under City, Education

District 65 officials are calling on the public to weigh in on the district's new five-year strategic plan, which will take effect at the start of the 2015-16 academic year. The plan will detail the school district's goals... Read more »

New restaurant coming to Central Street undergoes name change

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

September 29, 2014

Filed under Business, City

A restaurant set to open in Evanston in late October is changing its name to highlight the city's history. Owners of a restaurant that will feature smoked meats and wood-fired pizza changed the name of its establishment at... Read more »

Police Blotter: Sept. 30

Marissa Mizroch , Reporter

September 29, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

Neighborhood 'dollhouse library' stolen off front lawn A dollhouse that contained books for children was stolen from a 68-year-old woman’s lawn Saturday, police said. An iron garden table was also stolen... Read more »