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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center

City Council announces intent to appoint Luke Stowe as next city manager

August 12, 2022

Luke Stowe, Evanston’s interim city manager, may now fill the position permanently. City Council announced their intent to appoint Stowe as Evanston’s city manager in a Friday news release, and...

A photo of the exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center with light purple flowers at the bottom.

City Council allocates additional funding from cannabis tax to reparations program

August 9, 2022

City Council approved a resolution Monday that will allocate additional funding to the city’s reparations program to help pay the 138 remaining qualified recipients immediately as funds become available. Resolution...

Councilmembers turn towards a speaker at left with a person in a short-sleeved collared shirt in the foreground.

City Council debates underage drinking, public drunkenness laws at Monday meeting

July 27, 2022

City Council debated two ordinances related to underage drinking and public drunkenness, which were both ultimately referred to the Alternatives to Arrest Committee, at Monday’s meeting. The first...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center framed by trees in the spring.

Residents criticize city manager search, finalist at City Council meeting

July 26, 2022

After the city announced Carol Mitten as Evanston’s only finalist for city manager, residents took to Monday’s City Council meeting to voice their concerns about the candidate and the 14-month city...

Evanston’s Civic Center. The building is red brick and the door is glass with brown frames.

Evanston releases application process for 2nd Ward City Council seat

July 15, 2022

Evanston released plans Friday to fill the open 2nd Ward City Council seat. Mayor Daniel Biss will appoint former councilmember Peter Braithwaite’s successor following an application process. Candidate...

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