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Evanston a ‘frontrunner’ in municipal pesticide reduction policy

Katie Park

May 20, 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 11, 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 10, 2010

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Evanston residents contest renewal of Las Palmas’ sidewalk cafe permit

Brittney Wong

May 10, 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 ...

Blotter: May 10

S.K. Dachowitz

May 8, 2010

Police suspect a Northwestern student bolted on her taxi fare Thursday night, leaving the driver with a phony driver's license, police said.The driver told police he picked up a passenger from downtown Chicago around midnight and arrived at McCulloch Hall, 2315 Sheridan Road, at 12:30 a.m., Universit...