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Adopt-a-Shop: Evanston residents get into the holiday spirit by supporting local businesses

Over 90 local businesses in Evanston have been adopted as part of the community’s Adopt-a-Shop Program.
November 19, 2020

As winter approaches, Evanston residents have “adopted” local businesses to support them through the holiday season. After seeing the community engagement in her Facebook group Support Evanston...

Blotter: Ceiling fan, bag theft

November 18, 2020

A 67-year-old Evanston man reported a ceiling fan stolen on Tuesday morning. The man ordered the fan on eBay, and had it shipped to his home. On Monday afternoon around 3 p.m., he got a notification...

A comprehensive list of all the candidates for Evanston’s 2021 municipal elections

A comprehensive list of all the candidates for Evanston’s 2021 municipal elections
November 18, 2020

The filing period for Evanston’s 2021 municipal elections opened on Monday, Nov. 16 and continues through Monday, Nov. 23. Candidates can file to run for any of the nine aldermanic slots, as well as...

Despite city, community response, eviction threat persists

Local organizations and the city have worked to provide rent assistance and educate residents on tenant protections. But concerns remain over a potential eviction crisis as unpaid rent continues to pile up.
November 18, 2020

Eight months after the United States began COVID-19 shutdowns, Evanston is taking new measures to combat the looming threat of mass evictions when state and federal moratoriums expire in December. But...

As undocumented residents struggle without government aid, organizers call on City Council to help

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. City Council is slated to vote on the creation of a proposed aid fund for undocumented residents.
November 18, 2020

After months without government help amid a pandemic, there might be a light at the end of the tunnel for Evanston’s undocumented residents.  Undocumented residents are ineligible to receive federal...

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