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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

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State grant funds lead pipe replacement in 8th Ward

January 20, 2023

Evanston’s infrastructure includes more than 7,000 public lead pipes, which can cause cancer and other illnesses. Like many Chicago area suburbs, Evanston is full of lead service lines. Many of Evanston’s...

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Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) becomes Illinois House majority leader

January 15, 2023

Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) became Illinois House of Representatives majority leader Thursday. Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch (D-Hillside) selected Gabel for the role. Gabel will replace...

Evanston Fire Chief Paul Polep speaks in front of a red fire truck. Polep is wearing a white hat and black suit.

Northwestern donates second fire engine to Evanston Fire Department

January 4, 2022

Northwestern donated $800,000 to Evanston in December to fund the purchase of a new fire engine.  The fire engine will be the second purchased from University-donated funds. In 2009, NU donated $550,000...

Man arrested for unlawful use of a weapon following foot chase

April 3, 2019

Evanston police officers arrested a 19-year-old Chicago man in connection with unlawful use of a weapon following foot chase in south Evanston. Officers were parked in the 800 block of Howard Street...

Ald. Eleanor Revelle (7th) at a city meeting. Revelle said Evanston needed to “double down” on environmental efforts.

Evanston environmentalists push for local awareness of environmental issues under Trump administration

February 22, 2017

Evanston environmentalists are urging increased local involvement in light of President Donald Trump’s appointments for the heads of the Environmental Protection Agency and the State Department. Jonathan...

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