The Daily Northwestern

Niles and Morton Grove hire consulting firm to study alternative option in Evanston water deal

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 13, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Two nearby municipalities have hired a consulting firm to consider a revision to their plan to purchase water from Evanston that would utilize an existing water line in Skokie instead of building a new pipeline. Niles and Mo...

Police Blotter: May 28

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

May 27, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Three arrested in connection with fight near Evanston Township High School Police arrested three men last week in connection with a fight in the front yard of an Evanston home, officials said. The two men who were involv...

Illinois Supreme Court kills 2013 pension reform

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

May 10, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

The Illinois Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Friday that pension reductions passed in 2013 were unconstitutional. The decision struck down the most recent attempt to address a $111 billion pension shortfall and spells trouble...

Evanston honored as walking-friendly city

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under City

Evanston has been designated a Gold Level Walk Friendly Community by the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, the city announced Thursday. The Walk Friendly Communities program, maintained by the PBIC, nationally recognizes...

Utilities Commission begins development of energy efficiency ordinance

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under City, Local

City Council has directed the Evanston Utilities Commission to begin exploring the creation of an energy efficiency benchmarking ordinance, the city announced Tuesday. The potential Building Energy Efficiency Benchmarking ordinance...