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The Daily Northwestern

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

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Evanston says Main Street will become more accessible. Advocates say, ‘This is the first baby step.’

January 29, 2023

Nura Aly’s wheelchair sometimes gets stuck in sidewalk cracks on Main Street. The sudden stop catapults her out of the chair, and she lands face-first on the ground. “That’s happened so many times...

An angular shot of the Robert Crown Community Center, a white building with windows encompassing the entire bottom quarter.

Sports, science and sun: Evanston releases youth summer camp offerings

May 12, 2022

If you have yet to fall victim to the “Baby Shark” earworm, look no further than Evanston’s roster of youth summer camps. A “Baby Shark” camp in Bent Park, where campers discover music through...

The exterior of Levy Senior Center. Glass windows cover much of the brick building.

Evanston to hear community input on ADA Transition Plan Update

November 17, 2021

Evanston will host an open house on the Accessibility is Freedom: Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan Update. Community members can share input on the update on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m....

Three sets of hands form the finger shapes for A, S and L.

Q&A: Evanston Inclusion Coordinator Ryan Dollins talks sign language interpretation and accessibility in city meetings

November 8, 2021

Evanston provides American Sign Language interpreters upon request at civic meetings and other city-sponsored events, but this service has rarely been used. Interpreters, who are part of the city’s compliance...

A bug’s-eye view photo of Evanston’s Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, taken in daylight. The center is a brown brick building with the front door set into a tan stone wall.

Altura Solutions LLC to update Evanston’s ADA accessibility plan by 2022

May 27, 2021

The city will pay Altura Solutions LLC about $155,000 to create an updated Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan to keep municipal and public spaces compliant with the ADA. Altura is a Texas-based...

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