The Daily Northwestern

Evanston releases proposed 2013 budget

Susan Du, City Editor

October 14, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz released the proposed budget for next year on Friday. City officials say the budget gap in 2013 will be the smallest in years, due to the city's continued efforts to slash excess expenditu...

Frustration, understanding after Evanston aldermen punt on ordinance vote

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local, Politics

Evanston residents and Northwestern students expressed mixed reactions to the Evanston City Council’s decision Monday night to postpone voting on a proposed rental licensing ordinance. As written, the ordinance would require...

Evanston aldermen delay vote on landlord licensing ordinance

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 9, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council chamber was standing room only on Monday as city officials debated a controversial rental licensing ordinance that would require Evanston landlords to obtain special licenses to operate. Property...

Aldermen postpone vote on landlord-licensing ordinance

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 8, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council delayed action Monday night on an ordinance that would require special licensing for landlords and is expected to impact Northwestern students living off campus. The council chamber was filled to capacity...

Evanston aldermen consider $50,000 grant for tech incubator

Rachel Janik, Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council met to discuss disbursement of $50,000 in grant funds to Technology Innovation Center Monday, following which members of the council expressed their shock and grief at the recent shooting death of Evanston...

Evanston, Northwestern split bill for improved off-campus lights; some areas remain underlit

Marshall Cohen

May 22, 2012

Filed under Administration, Politics

Northwestern and Evanston split the costs to install dozens of new streetlights in underlit areas near off-campus student residences last year, according to University and city officials. The collaboration indicates a commitmen...

State liquor board hears The Keg of Evanston’s appeal, decision expected before summer

Marshall Cohen

May 16, 2012

Filed under Business, Local, Politics

The Keg of Evanston's fate could be decided before the summer. The Illinois Liquor Control Commission will rule on The Keg's appeal within three weeks, said Susan Hofer, a spokeswoman for the state liquor board. Evanston Mayor Elizab...