The Daily Northwestern

Old pipes costing Evanston $60K above projections

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 10, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston is shelling out an additional $60,000 to cover repairs for water main and sewer construction downtown. According to city documents, a third of Evanston's water mains are more than 100 years old and more than half a...

State legislators move to ban ‘revenge porn’

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 9, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Politics, State

Representatives in the Illinois General Assembly introduced a new bipartisan bill last month that would ban "revenge porn," the publication of sexually explicit pictures without the consent of the person depicted. “It is a very import...

Evanston Art Center may not withstand eviction, director says

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

February 6, 2014

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council’s upcoming vote on terminating the lease of the Evanston Art Center's current tenant of the Harley Clarke mansion, could put the organization completely out of business, a director said. The Human...

City Council approves surveillance cameras for high school routes at heated meeting

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

January 28, 2014

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

Despite loud disapproval from citizens in attendance, Evanston aldermen approved Monday a controversial plan to install surveillance cameras along the streets leading to Evanston Township High School. The decision came after weeks of ...

Help centers for sexual abuse victims plan to move into Civic Center

Edward Cox, Assistant Web Editor

January 22, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Two nonprofit organizations plan to relocate their Evanston offices to the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, where they will offer free services to victims of sexual abuse. City Council authorized the city manager to carry ...