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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

More than 100 rat sightings have been reported to the city in the past month, with about a quarter of these sightings in downtown Evanston.

‘The rattiest block’: Downtown Evanston experiences post-pandemic rat frenzy

October 20, 2023

Crawling within the confines of Sherman Avenue, Evanston's rat population appears to be on the rise, signaling a significant post-pandemic boom in rats wandering downtown.  The Evanston Rat Map visualizes...

311 Service Center celebrates five years of information communication with residents, businesses

March 1, 2016

Staffers of the city’s 311 Service Center celebrated the program’s five-year anniversary with a reception Tuesday morning, reflecting on how citywide communication has improved since its inception....

Evanston takes action against growing rat problem

September 30, 2015

An increased number of complaints from residents regarding rat sightings has led Evanston officials to reach out to private pest control companies. An increase in 311 calls in the city regarding rodent...

Evanston restaurant health inspection scores now available via text

April 12, 2015

People can now have health inspection scores for Evanston restaurants sent to them via text message, the city announced Thursday. Residents and visitors can view publicly available restaurant health...

Before you leave: What you need to know

November 26, 2013

NU Shuttles, SafeRide change hours NU Shuttles and SafeRide are adjusting their schedules for Thanksgiving break. The Evanston Loop and Campus Loop shuttles will not run Thursday through Saturday....

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