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City Council expands eligibility for local business grant program

Yonjoo Seo, Reporter April 13, 2021

City Council voted to expand eligibility for the Entrepreneurship Emergency Assistance Grant Program Monday to all businesses that have previously received government assistance, including from the Paycheck...

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District 202 prepares for launch of hybrid-learning model

Wendy Klunk, Reporter April 13, 2021

Evanston Township High School/District 202 officials and school board members prepared for the launch of the district’s hybrid learning model, which will begin Wednesday, at a Monday board meeting.  As...

A red-brick building with large, plated glass windows. Beneath one set of windows are a set of raised steel letters with the building name. A short green hedge borders the building in front of a sidewalk.

District 65 Policy Committee meeting presents new achievement data

Olivia Alexander, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor April 13, 2021

Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s achievement gap persists, according to the district’s annual achievement metrics presentation, which took place during Monday’s meeting. Kylie Klein, the district’s...

Then-deputy chief Paul Polep poses in full uniform for a portrait photo, in front of a blue background and an American flag.

Paul Polep sworn in as permanent fire chief during first hybrid City Council

Alex Harrison, Reporter April 12, 2021

Paul Polep was sworn in as the permanent chief of Evanston Fire Department during Monday’s City Council meeting, concluding his three-month tenure as interim chief. Polep was selected as interim chief...

Best of Evanston 2021

Best of Evanston 2021

The Daily Northwestern staff April 12, 2021

After hundreds of votes, we've named this year's Best of Evanston. Check out the local businesses that won awards here, as well as our commemoration of some of the dozens of businesses we've lost this...

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