The Daily Northwestern

Evanston revises city’s refuse and recycling fees

Alex Rudansky

April 8, 2010

In their efforts to reduce Evanston's environmental impact and generate much-needed revenue, city officials are turning to an unlikely source: garbage.In changes that took effect April 1, the Evanston Public Works Department restructured the city refuse, recycling and yard waste fee structure.Previously, families paid $6...

Video: Business Profile: Becky and Me Toys

Video: Zach Ellis; Editing: Dan Hill

April 8, 2010


Updates from Evanston City Council

Brittney Wong

April 3, 2010

Short of revenue, the City of Evanston has made controversial decisions in the name of balancing its budget. It has laid off 28 city employees. It has ended funding for branch libraries. It has hacked $150,000 out of its contributions to community media. Such measures may mean a more balanced budget...

Blotter: March 30

Rebecca Cohen

March 29, 2010

Man paying for craigslist PlayStation 3 loses $250 in Best Buy parking lotWhen a man tried to buy a PlayStation 3 from sellers he found on craigslist, they took his money and left him empty-handed, police said.The man said he contacted the sellers on craigslist and met them in the parking lot of Best B...

Visiting Evanston training facility of Olympian Shani Davis

Zack Ellis

March 4, 2010

Gold medalist speed skater Shani Davis trained with the Evanston Speed Skating Club as a youth....