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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

The Daily Northwestern

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma (4th) stands with Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski. On Tuesday, Nieuwsma led the city’s second Redistricting Committee meeting to plan out the redistricting process.

Evanston Redistricting Committee discusses need for community engagement in planning meeting

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 28, 2022

Residents can expect Evanston’s ward map to look a little different next year.  Evanston’s Redistricting Committee met Tuesday to discuss criteria for redrawing the city’s ward boundaries and...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves purchase of vacant 5th Ward properties to develop into affordable housing

Saul Pink, Reporter June 28, 2022

City Council voted 8-1 Monday to approve the purchase of boarded-up properties at 1917-25 Jackson Ave. and 1413-25 Emerson St. to develop into affordable housing.  The city plans to demolish the 5th...

A straight-on portrait of Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski. The background behind her is plain gray.

Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski announces departure

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 28, 2022

Evanston’s city manager is on her way out. Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski will leave the city on July 11 for a land use and government law firm. City Council selected Gandurski as the Interim...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Green trees grow around the red brick building, a dark-brown sign saying “The City of Evanston” is front and center.

Ald. Peter. Braithwaite to resign from City Council after 11 years

Saul Pink, Reporter June 28, 2022

Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) announced he will leave City Council on July 11 for personal reasons at Monday’s council meeting. Braithwaite has represented the 2nd Ward since 2011, focusing largely...

Shadows of people in front of a map of Illinois with check boxes in the background.

The Daily Northwestern’s Guide to Illinois’ 2022 Governor’s Race: candidates on abortion

Jessica Ma, Reporter June 28, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, granting states the power to determine if and when abortion is legal. The decision brought abortion to the forefront ahead of Tuesday’s Illinois...

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