Evanston looks to state rebates for addition of electric car charging stations

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 24, 2014

Filed under City, Local, State

Evanston plans to add electric car charging stations to a local parking garage, allowing the city to take advantage of state rebates which would cut the costs of the stations' purchase and installation. The city’s 2015 budget... Read more »

Local catering company opens Evanston kitchen

Tori Latham, Reporter

October 23, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Feast and Imbibe, an event planning and catering company started by two Evanston residents, officially opened its first permanent location Wednesday at 1601 Simpson St. with a ribbon cutting. Executive chef D’Andre Carter and... Read more »

ETHS shows increased student achievement in 2013-14 school year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, State

Data from the 2013-14 school year at Evanston Township High School showed record student achievement in many areas, including the highest amount of high scores on Advanced Placement exams and the lowest dropout rate in the school’s... Read more »

Residents can pay wheel tax, parking permits starting Monday

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under City, Local

The city will begin accepting wheel tax payments from residents on Monday, and residents can purchase their residential parking permits for 2015 then as well, according to a news release from the city. The wheel tax payment... Read more »

McGaw YMCA programs enter national contest

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

October 22, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Three groups at the McGaw YMCA have entered into a national YMCA contest that distributes grants to the winners who have garnered the most votes on their group’s contest page. Evanston Swims!, Project SOAR and... Read more »

Second ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough this year

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

A student at Evanston Township High School has been diagnosed with whooping cough, according to a letter sent out Monday to students' parents. This is the second case at the school this year. The student, who has been diagnosed... Read more »