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 »

Popcorn store looks to bring healthy snack option to Evanston

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

August 23, 2014
Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston may soon have a new snacking option in popcorn franchise Doc Popcorn, which looks to build a store on Sherman Avenue. Founded in 2003, Doc Popcorn sells naturally flavored popcorn with varieties such as "sinfully cinnamon,"... Read more »

Noyes Street hotdog restaurant granted license to sell liquor

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

August 12, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston aldermen voted Monday to reverse Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s decision to deny a liquor license to a Noyes Street eatery. D&D Dogs, 825 Noyes St., will be permitted to sell alcohol on its premises because of the... Read more »

Aldermen delay bike plan after public criticism

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

July 22, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston aldermen delayed voting on a citywide bike plan Monday after residents criticized aspects of the proposal and asked City Council to revise it before approval. About 15 residents spoke on the issue, which aldermen... Read more »

Governor paves the way for $30 million solar power purchase

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

July 15, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law June 28 requiring the Illinois Power Agency to purchase up to $30 million of solar power. The law, which took effect the day it was signed, establishes a competitive process for acquiring... Read more »

First Bank & Trust looks toward second financial literacy class, partners with city

Bailey Williams, Summer Assistant Editor

July 12, 2014
Filed under Business, City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

First Bank & Trust is looking to have its second financial literacy class for teens this month as part of its partnership with the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program. The bank announced in June the partnership, which... Read more »

Evanston woman dies after accident

Rebecca Savransky, Summer Editor

July 2, 2014
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston woman died after being hit by a motorcyclist while riding her bike Monday in downtown Evanston.The... Read more »