Nicor to begin gas main replacements in south Evanston

Ben Schaefer, Assistant City Editor

January 27, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Nicor Gas, in cooperation with subcontractors, will soon begin preliminary work on gas main and equipment replacements in south Evanston.  Work will take place in the area contained by Main... Read more »

Evanston woman, SESP alumna appointed Cradle to Career executive director

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

The Evanston Cradle to Career initiative has appointed an executive director to begin mid-February, Cradle to Career announced Monday. Sheila Merry (SESP '77), an Evanston resident, will be the executive director of Cradle... Read more »

Northwestern, local academics react to Obama’s community college plan

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 26, 2015

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

In the aftermath of President Barack Obama’s announcement to ... Read more »

Percentage of low-income students in Evanston public schools below national average

Marissa Page, Reporter

January 26, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Local

The percentage of Evanston students who qualify for free or reduced lunches is slightly below the national average, which for the first time is more than half of all public school students. A study ... Read more »

Bank executive begins term as Evanston Chamber of Commerce president

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under City, Local

A First Bank & Trust executive recently began his term as president of the Evanston Chamber of Commerce, the bank announced Thursday. Michael Corr, the senior vice president of commercial... Read more »

Evanston clinic to hold free Affordable Care Act enrollment fair

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 22, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Erie Family Health Center will host a free fair on Jan. 31 where people can enroll in health care under the Affordable Care Act and learn about their health care options, the center announced Thursday. The Obamacare... Read more »

Evanston newsstand to carry most recent Charlie Hebdo issue

Tori Latham, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, National

Evanston residents will soon be able to get their hands on a copy of the most recent issue of Charlie Hebdo.  The French satirical magazine will be available at the Chicago-Main Newsstand, 860 Chicago Ave., as... Read more »

Evanston City Council to weigh regulations on ride-share services

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston City Council will discuss whether to move forward with regulations on ride-sharing companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar at next Monday’s meeting, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz said. The opinions of aldermen... Read more »