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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Everything Evanston: City Council Rapid Recap talks ARPA funding and cashless business ban

Everything Evanston: City Council Rapid Recap talks ARPA funding and cashless business ban

January 26, 2023

This week, Everything Evanston’s Rapid Recap of City Council includes discussions of ARPA funding and a new ordinance banning cashless businesses. We also dive into a story on the new environmental justice...

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Evanston aims to ready more public buildings for solar panels

January 24, 2023

Solar panels power three of the city’s buildings: the Evanston Ecology Center, Levy Senior Center and Evanston Water Treatment Plant. Now, the city is planning to contract outside developers to increase...

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After years of delay, Evanston moves forward with environmental justice investigation

January 19, 2023

Janet Alexander Davis, an Evanston resident of 80 years, lived much of her life wondering why her neighborhood always seemed to smell.  A few years ago, she discovered the source: the Church Street...

Two pairs of pedestrians are crossing the road and carrying white plastic bags from Target.

‘There’s just no agreement’: Single-use bag tax returns to the drawing board

January 15, 2023

One year after Evanston’s 2015 ban on all single-use plastic bags in large businesses went into effect, city officials reported no issues with compliance. Large chain stores like CVS and Jewel-Osco transitioned...

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City Council supports fully funding pensions, motor fuel tax increase

November 15, 2022

Continuing its 2023 budget negotiations, City Council voiced support for fully funding the city’s police and fire pension debt and voted to raise Evanston’s motor fuel tax by one cent in the revised...

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