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A large crowd of protesters march down a street towards a church. Some hold signs with the words “Black Lives Matter,” “Fund people not police” and “It’s not the apples it’s the tree.”

EFBL and NUCNC honor Adam Toledo and Daunte Wright in march for police abolition

Waverly Long, Emily Sakai, and Maia Spoto April 19, 2021

Following months of separate actions and organizing, Evanston Fight for Black Lives and NU Community Not Cops joined in protest Sunday to honor the lives of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo and advocate for...

A light brown brick building. Trees and bushes stand in front of the building, and the sky is cloudy.

Evanston and Skokie enter new water contract after price disagreements

Delaney Nelson, City Editor April 18, 2021

Evanston and Skokie are entering a new 20-year water contract, which increases the total rate Skokie pays Evanston to $1.26 per 1,000 gallons, according to a Friday press release.  Evanston will continue...

A woman in a dark coat giving a speech surrounded by people holding signs.

Latino Union of Chicago demands Evanston construction company pay worker owed wages

Christina Van Waasbergen, Reporter April 16, 2021

The Latino Union of Chicago held a protest Thursday in front of the office of Evanston-based construction company Continental Construction, demanding the company pay the wages a day laborer says he is...

Eleven girls wearing masks sit on the wooden floor of a high school gym. There are three posters on the floor in front of them: one is yellow, one is orange, and one is yellow.

Summer sports get going at ETHS with updated mask regulations

Yiming Fu, Assistant City Editor April 16, 2021

When COVID-19 shut schools down last year, it didn’t just move classes online — it forced student athletes to put their sticks down, mitts away and rackets to the side as all high school sports came...

A bug’s-eye view photo of Evanston’s Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, taken in daylight. The center is a brown brick building with the front door set into a tan stone wall.

Evanston municipal elections draw one-fourth of eligible voters

Ilana Arougheti, Copy Chief April 15, 2021

Approximately 13,000 Evanston residents cast ballots in last Tuesday’s municipal elections, a drop in voter turnout since the 2017 election, City Clerk Devon Reid said at City Council Monday night. This...

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