The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Officers respond to 3 local graffiti incidents

Sophie Mann, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under City, Crime

Three separate graffiti incidents were reported in Evanston on Wednesday and Thursday mornings, Evanston police Cmdr. Joseph Dugan said. On Wednesday morning, a 71-year-old Evanston resident said she found red and gold spray...

Kumar Jensen appointed as city’s sustainability coordinator

Syd Stone, Assistant City Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Kumar Jensen was appointed as Evanston’s sustainability coordinator Tuesday, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced in a news release. Jensen will report directly to Bobkiewicz and will be responsible for the city’s environmental...

Summer resurfacing work to affect traffic on four street segments

David Fishman, Summer Assistant Editor

June 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Summertime marks a period of improvement for many, and Evanston is no exception. Beginning the week of June 27, the city will contract resurfacing work on four street segments, affecting traffic along portions of Brown Avenue,...

Despite anti-immigrant sentiment from politicians, refugees continue migrating to state

David Fishman, Reporter

April 6, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, National

Home to more than 2,400 new refugees from 29 nations that migrated in the past year, residents say Illinois has historically been an open and welcoming place for asylum-seekers and immigrants alike. “Illinois is easier to resett...

Evanston receives over $40,000 in federal grant for senior meal program

Robin Opsahl, Reporter

October 6, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Evanston’s Human Services Committee has renewed funding for the city’s senior meal program, giving more than $40,000 this year to the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and the Levy Senior Center. This is the fifth year...