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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

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. A purple flower stands in the foreground in front of the red and white brick building.

City Council approves Krissie Harris as new 2nd Ward alderperson, passes half-million dollar cleaning plan

September 13, 2022

City Council approved a half-million dollar plan to hire a cleaning team for Evanston’s business districts at Monday’s meeting.  After approving the appointment of Ald. Krissie Harris (2nd), the...

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New students, new leaders: Get to know Evanston politics

August 12, 2022

With a population of just over 78,000, Evanston’s midsize political landscape is marked by a contrasting combination of big-city issues and small-town relationships.  The city’s history is shaped...

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City Council debates underage drinking, public drunkenness laws at Monday meeting

July 27, 2022

City Council debated two ordinances related to underage drinking and public drunkenness, which were both ultimately referred to the Alternatives to Arrest Committee, at Monday’s meeting. The first...

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Reparations Committee considers rolling out payments at quicker intervals

July 14, 2022

Evanston might start rolling its reparations payments out faster after a motion introduced at Wednesday’s Reparations Committee meeting. Instead of releasing the payments in intervals, the committee...

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City Council approves referendum on ranked-choice voting for November ballot

July 12, 2022

City Council approved a referendum Monday that will let Evanston residents vote this November on whether to adopt ranked-choice voting in future elections. If residents support ranked-choice voting...

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