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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

Commander Scott Sophier of Evanston Police Department addresses City Council in support of the Alternative Community Response Initiative.

City Council approves non-police alternative for 911 response to start by June

February 27, 2024

Starting this summer, community responders, instead of police officers, will respond to many low-risk Evanston 911 calls. On Monday, City Council unanimously approved the Alternative Community Response...

The Daily compiled a searchable database of all Evanston city employee salaries budgeted for 2024.

How much are Evanston city employees getting paid this year? Search this database.

February 27, 2024

The city of Evanston has about 700 employees — from standard municipal jobs like police officers and firefighters to those with distinctive titles like the city’s “Rodent Control Technician.” Salaries...

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma said he changed his mind in support of the city’s purchase of the now-shuttered Little Beans Cafe in south Evanston.

City Council approves $2.6 million purchase of south Evanston’s Little Beans Cafe

January 23, 2024

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma (4th) entered the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center’s hallowed halls Monday expecting to oppose the proposed city purchase of south Evanston’s Little Beans Cafe, a family cafe...

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Advisory Committee aims to put city officials and Evanston residents with disabilities in more regular, more formalized communication.

How the Evanston ADA Advisory Committee supports people with disabilities

November 15, 2023

For the last decade, Evanston disability advocate Patrick Hughes Jr. has run an informal tour of the city. He takes passengers through the city in his Jeep, showing them some 40-odd places where the city’s...

Despite the sport’s growing popularity, Evanston still has no dedicated pickleball courts.

Evanston pickleballers push for dedicated courts

October 11, 2023

Three temporary pickleball nets divide the fifth floor of Evanston’s McGaw YMCA where residents of all ages can be found playing night and day. In one corner, an elementary school student plays with...

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