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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


Mayor Steve Hagerty in his office.

After ‘frustrating’ and confusing 2017 election, Evanston must reexamine primary rules

October 23, 2019

The last municipal election cycle in Evanston was fraught with confusion about filing dates, primaries and an old referendum that got lost in the shuffle. Now, as the 2021 election creeps closer, Evanston...

Mayor Steve Hagerty attends a city meeting. Hagerty called on Evanston’s law department to review its guidelines regarding primary elections.

Hagerty calls for law department to review city policy on primary elections

October 2, 2018

Following widespread confusion about filing dates and primaries during the last municipal election, Mayor Steve Hagerty on Monday recommended the city’s law department look into the city code to determine...

City manager Wally Bobkiewicz speaks at a meeting. Bobkiewicz said the city has heard from Evanston residents and downtown businesses that the city needs to do more to address aggressive panhandling.

City committee to discuss panhandling ordinance, EPD body camera program on Monday

March 4, 2018

Aldermen will review possible amendments to the city’s panhandling ordinance and receive an update on various Evanston Police Department programs at a Human Services Committee meeting on Monday. City...

An Evanston Police Department squad car. EPD will begin requiring the use of body cameras for field officers on Friday.

Evanston police to require use of body cameras starting Friday

January 26, 2018

The Evanston Police Department will require all field officers to wear body cameras while on duty beginning Friday. All patrol, community, tactical, narcotics and traffic officers will be required to...

Ald. Cicely Fleming. Fleming expressed her opposition of the adoption of the resolution to settle Shannon Lamaster v. City of Evanston et al.

Drawing from family roots, new alderman Cicely Fleming seeks to change Evanston’s path

July 17, 2017

It took Jerome Summers, the uncle of new alderman Cicely Fleming (9th), a while to list all of the notable Evanston politicians in Fleming’s family lineage — a lineage that dates back to the 1890s...

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