The Daily Northwestern

Ald. Ann Rainey applauds murder conviction in Evanston man’s death

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) on Monday called the long-awaited conviction of a Hazel Crest, Ill., man in the fatal beating of Evanston resident a "wonderful ending to a horrible situation." At a City Council meeting, Rainey said...

Evanston aldermen delay introduction of ETHS safety zone ordinance

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 13, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

City Council on Monday night held off formally discussing a safety zone around Evanston Township High School amid growing concerns that the proposal would unfairly target black neighbors. In a rare response during citizen comment,...

Evanston City Council passes moratorium on drones, debates zoning ordinance

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council narrowly approved a resolution Tuesday night that bans unregulated drone technology in the city. The move makes Evanston one of the first U.S. cities to pass legislation restricting the use of drones...

Economic Development Committee approves loan for Music Institute of Chicago

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

April 24, 2013

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

The Economic Development Committee on Wednesday unanimously granted the Music Institute of Chicago a $165,000 tax increment financing grant to move its headquarters to Evanston. The relocation from Wilmette will bring 34 jobs to...

Evanston aldermen stall vacation rental ordinances

Rachel Janik, Reporter

April 1, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Discussion of Evanston’s controversial vacation rentals stalled at City Council on Monday night after proposed ordinances failed to garner support from aldermen on the Planning and Development Committee. Vacation rentals...