The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Man arrested for trespassing in Clark Street apartment

Joshua Irvine, Copy Chief

April 10, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A man was arrested for trespassing in the 800 block of Clark Street on Thursday morning. Employees of Evanston Neighborhood Properties, LLC, called the Evanston Police Department to report that a known offender had entered an unoccupied apartment at 808 Clark St., Evanston police Cmdr. Ryan Glew said....

Why Evanston property assessments have gone up

Why Evanston property assessments have gone up

Cassidy Wang, Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under City, Local

Both residential and commercial property values have increased in the recent reassessment period, causing many residents and commercial property owners to worry that their 2020 tax bill will increase. Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi completed the assessment for Evanston, along with New Trier Town...

Evanston residents protest Robert Crown Community Center cost at City Council

Evanston residents protest Robert Crown Community Center cost at City Council

Emma Edmund, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under City, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston residents used public comment time at Monday’s City Council meeting to protest the cost of the new Robert Crown Community Center, voicing concerns about the tax burden on residents and urging aldermen to reconsider some financial decisions. During the meeting, aldermen discussed and voted to raise the de...

Aldermen vote to raise debt ceiling

Aldermen vote to raise debt ceiling

Sneha Dey, Development and Recruitment Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top Stories

Aldermen approved a resolution that would increase Evanston’s current debt limit by $2 million during a Monday City Council meeting. The current limit is estimated at $150 million, according to city documents. The increase, which will raise the debt limit to $152 million, is set to include the bonds...

Evanston commercial property assessment increases property owners’ worry

Evanston commercial property assessment increases property owners’ worry

Cassidy Wang, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Shaun Chinsky’s family has owned Good’s of Evanston since 1903. Fifty years ago, they bought the 714 Main St. building the business currently operates in. However, the future of Chinsky’s small business could change drastically if his next property tax bill parallels the property value assessment...