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Evanston construction projects to resume as planned

Jerry Lee, Summer Managing Editor

July 3, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

Two Evanston construction projects will no longer be cancelled as officials had previously expected now that Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a stopgap budget approved Thursday by the Illinois House and Senate. The Dodge Avenue Protected...

ASG fails to disburse student engagement stipend this year

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

May 1, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Amanda Walsh didn’t buy textbooks this quarter. A Communication senior and former president of Northwestern’s Quest Scholars Network chapter, Walsh said she planned to buy books with a share of an Associated Student Go...

Local governments eye pension consolidation, regulations

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

April 14, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

The Illinois pension system was ranked last in the country in September by credit-rating agency Moody’s, and now the north suburbs are considering a plan to consolidate local pensions into a larger pool with better revenue. Meanwhile,...

Evanston City Council passes 2015 budget, raising water rate by 10 percent

Stephanie Kelly, Assistant City Editor

November 25, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council passed the proposed 2015 budget Monday after it narrowly approved an amendment to include a 10 percent increase in the water utility rate for Evanston residents. The passed budget stands at $257,268,137, d...

‘Game-changing’ initiative aims to shape entire Evanston community

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 4, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston community leaders are drafting a proposal to bring a long-term education initiative called Cradle to Career to the city. Cradle to Career has established itself with the vision that “by the age of 23, all Evanston...