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Evanston a ‘frontrunner’ in municipal pesticide reduction policy

Katie Park

May 19, 2010

Though Evanston has already been limiting its chemical pest control practices for years, officials say the city's new pesticide restriction policy sets an important precedent.With the Evanston City Council's passage of the Sustainable Pest Control and Pesticide Reduction Policy on April 26, Evanston ...

Interactive: Evanston Crime Map, May 12

The Daily Northwestern

May 10, 2010

The Daily Northwestern breaks down the day-to-day crime in Evanston and around NU's campus.Red: Violent crimeGreen: Theft/burglaryYellow: Vandalism/disorderly conductBlue: Hit and run/vehicle accidentsTeal: Alcohol-related crimePurple: Hazardous conditionPink: Unidentified propertyView Evanston Crime Map - May ...

Video: Business Profile: CloseKnit Inc.

Zack Ellis

May 9, 2010

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Evanston residents contest renewal of Las Palmas’ sidewalk cafe permit

Brittney Wong

May 9, 2010

Patrons of Las Palmas, a Mexican restaurant at 817 University Place, will be able to dine outdoors this summer after the Evanston City Council renewed a controversial sidewalk cafe permit Monday night.Restaurant Manager Placido Quintero will set up three tables outside his restaurant under the same ...

Windfall’ targets turbines

Miranda Viglietti

May 7, 2010

Wind turbines explode bat lungs, keep residents awake at night and catch on fire.These are some of the negative effects of implementing wind farms, according to a film featured this weekend at the four-day Talking Pictures Festival. The regional premiere of "Windfall" sold out to about 90 people Friday ni...