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New pharmacy to move into downtown Evanston

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 18

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A new speciality pharmacy is set to open Wednesday in downtown Evanston. Simply Pure Rx will open its retail storefront at 1607 Benson Ave. in the Sherman Plaza complex across the street from the Davis El stop. In addition...

Cook County commissioner proposes gas tax increase to create job opportunities, reduce violence

Rishika Dugyala, Assistant City Editor

April 7

Filed under Business, City

Evanston residents’ motor fuel taxes may increase to fund violence reduction and job programs in Cook County if a bill introduced Monday is approved by county officials. The bill calls for an additional county-wide 4 cents-per-gallon...

City decides against ban on non-Evanston bakers at farmers’ market

Billy Kobin, Reporter

March 30

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston officials announced last week they will not implement a ban on non-Evanston bakers contributing to the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market despite city staff internally agreeing to such a restriction last summer. ...

Federal judge dismisses Evanston’s lawsuit in James Park gas case

Billy Kobin, Reporter

February 26

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A federal court judge dismissed earlier this month Evanston’s lawsuit against two gas companies the city claims were responsible for high levels of methane gas detected around a city park. U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee ruled Feb. 1...