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Amid COVID-19 surges, Chicago to implement travel restrictions

Evanston implemented a stay-at-home advisory beginning on Monday morning.
November 10, 2020

Amid increasing COVID-19 transmission rates across the country, the city of Chicago will implement a modified emergency travel order starting Friday, Nov. 13, requiring individuals arriving from 43 states...

Former ETHS basketball player Ryan Bost killed in Rogers Park

Evanston Township High School. 2019 ETHS graduate Ryan Bost was shot and killed Monday night.
November 10, 2020

2019 Evanston Township High School graduate and former Wildkits basketball star Ryan Bost was shot and killed in Rogers Park on Monday night. Bost, a 20-year-old, was shot once in the chest while sitting...

City looks to raise property taxes by 4.9 percent, residents object

City residents objected to a 4.9% tax increase during a recession at Monday’s City Council meeting
November 10, 2020

Evanston residents expressed dismay with a proposed 4.9 percent property tax increase for the 2021 fiscal year during a Monday City Council meeting, citing the impact of the pandemic-based recession on...

City Council introduces 2021 budget for adoption on Nov. 23

City Council introduced the final version of the 2021 budget for adoption at the next council meeting on Nov. 23.
November 10, 2020

City Council moved to introduce the final version of the 2021 budget for adoption on Nov. 23 at its Monday meeting. The 2021 budget has undergone several changes since it was introduced at the start...

District 202 board members discuss racial academic achievement gap, proposed tax levy

Evanston Township High School. 2019 ETHS graduate Ryan Bost was shot and killed Monday night.
November 10, 2020

After reviewing Evanston Township High School/District 202’s annual achievement report Monday, board members recoiled at stark college readiness disparities that continue to expose the district’s racial...

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