The Daily Northwestern

Evanston to study alternative transportation at Chicago and Main

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

February 13, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston is taking steps to research and potentially redesign the Purple Line Station at the intersection of Main Street and Chicago Avenue. The Regional Transportation Authority has labeled the changes Transit-Oriented Development,...

Evanston aldermen pass panhandling amendment, discuss water sale plan

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

February 12, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

City Council approved an amendment on Monday night to the city code limiting hours for legal panhandling. The amendment, which passed unanimously, will limit panhandling — the practice of asking for money, loans or gifts i...

Evanston aldermen pass budget by unanimous vote, discusses ‘brothel’ changes

Rachel Janik, Reporter

November 27, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council voted Monday on the budget for the 2013 fiscal year and briefly discussed future changes to the city's controversial over-occupancy law. After a brief discussion on an amendment to Evanston's 2013 budget,...

Evanston budget hearings wrap up, mental health position slashed

Susan Du, City Editor

November 12, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council adopted four changes to the proposed city budget for fiscal year 2013, ending deliberations following its Saturday meeting. Previously scheduled Nov. 13 and 19 budget hearings have been canceled because...