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Summer in Evanston: City faces significant budget losses, Council discusses reimagining of EPD

Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Over the summer, City Council discussed budgetary concerns related to the COVID-19 recession and the possibility of defunding or reimagining Evanston Police Department.

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

September 16, 2020

Amid a COVID-19-driven recession and mass business closures, Evanston faces significant budget losses After a pandemic prompted statewide stay-at-home orders, mask mandates and social distancing requirements last spring, the city of Evanston braced for impact. In June, the city’s Chief Financial ...

La Macchina Café closes doors permanently

The interior of La Macchina Café. The store closed recently after seven years in Evanston.

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

September 16, 2020

La Macchina Café, located at 1620 Orrington Ave., has permanently closed its doors, Evanston’s economic development manager Paul Zalmezak confirmed to The Daily on Wednesday. The restaurant, which was sold to new owners at the end of last October, was initially founded in 2013. Original founder...

Football: What to know about the Big Ten’s October return

Ryan Field. The Big Ten’s leaders announced a plan Wednesday to start the conference’s football season in October.

Drew Schott, Greg Svirnovskiy, and Peter Warren

September 16, 2020

Football After 36 days of postponement, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COP/C) announced Wednesday its decision for football to return next month. Immediately after the move was announced, Northwestern president and COP/C chair Morton Schapiro and Northwestern athletic director ...

Football: Big Ten reverses decision, votes to return to play in late October

Big Ten Headquarters in Rosemont

Ella Brockway, Interactives Editor

September 16, 2020

Football The Big Ten’s Council of Presidents and Chancellors (COPC) announced a plan for an October start to the conference’s football season Wednesday, reversing its Aug. 11 decision to postpone the fall sports season. The conference will require all athletes, coaches, trainers and other ...

Weeks before planned beginning to in-person learning, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 goes all remote for first trimester

D65 students were scheduled to resume in-person instruction on Sept. 29 but will now do so on Nov. 16 at the earliest.

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

September 15, 2020

Students in Evanston/Skokie School District 65, who were originally scheduled to return to the classroom beginning Sept. 29, will now remain remote for all of the first trimester, superintendent Devon Horton announced in a news release.  All D65 students began the school year with remote classes on Au...