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The Daily Northwestern

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

A circle of District 65 parents sit in lawn chairs outdoors.

D65 parent climate action team advocates for institutional climate change strategies

Olivia Alexander, Assistant City Editor January 5, 2022

One group of Evanston/Skokie School District 65 parents hopes to make the schools greener from the top down. The District 65 Climate Actions team is a group of parents urging the district to ramp up...

An aerial view of Evanston. A wide street runs down the middle with many cars passing through. The street is paved black, the surrounding buildings are brown.

Michael Jasso and Daniel Ramos announced as city manager finalists

Olivia Alexander, Assistant City Editor January 5, 2022

City Council announced Michael Jasso and Daniel Ramos as the two finalists in the search for Evanston’s next city manager on Wednesday.  Jasso is an assistant city manager of Sacramento, Calif. and...

Alderman Bobby Burns sits at his desk at City Council. He is wearing a light blue disposable mask and black outfit. The background is dark blue.

Reimagining Public Safety working group looks to Minnesota for inspiration on new department

Avani Kalra, Assistant City Editor January 4, 2022

Evanston’s Rethinking the Organizational Structure Working Group met Tuesday night to identify potential partners to enhance public safety in Evanston.  The subgroup of the Reimagining Public Safety...

Evanston Fire Chief Paul Polep speaks in front of a red fire truck. Polep is wearing a white hat and black suit.

Northwestern donates second fire engine to Evanston Fire Department

Yiming Fu, City Editor January 4, 2022

Northwestern donated $800,000 to Evanston in December to fund the purchase of a new fire engine.  The fire engine will be the second purchased from University-donated funds. In 2009, NU donated $550,000...

A steel kitchen faucet. The tiles in the back are white, orange and blue. There is a teal towel on the faucet.

Low-income Evanston residents may enroll in program for reduced water and sewer rates

Avani Kalra, Assistant City Editor January 4, 2022

Evanston residents who qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program may enroll in the city’s Affordable Water and Sewer Rate Program. Community members who enroll in the program receive...

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