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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

Evanston businesses express mixed reactions to the Wednesday repeal of the Cook County soda tax. The tax, which was repealed 15-2 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, lasted just two months in the county.

Cook County soda tax repeal garners mixed reactions from Evanston restaurants

October 11, 2017

Evanston businesses expressed mixed reactions to the Wednesday repeal of a controversial soda tax that went into effect just two months ago. The penny-per-ounce tax — narrowly passed by the Cook County...

Cook County Board votes for paid sick time for suburban workers

October 9, 2016

The Cook County Board voted Wednesday to give suburban workers paid sick time. More than 440,000 suburban workers in Cook County, including those from Evanston, will be affected by the ordinance allowing...

City, county, state and national officials take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for two Evanston housing project apartments. The units, located at 1900 Sherman Ave. and 2300 Noyes Court, are undergoing a $25.7 million renovation in order to better house low-income senior citizens and people with disabilities.

$25.7 million public housing renovation breaks ground

October 30, 2014

Government officials celebrated Wednesday the groundbreaking of the $25.7 million renovation of two apartment housing projects in Evanston. A collaboration between local and national government made...

Housing options expand for low-income renters in Cook County

May 22, 2013

Hundreds of low-income renters in Evanston will have expanded housing options starting in August, thanks to the passage of an ordinance by the Cook County Board of Commissioners earlier this month. The...

Comcasts Internet Essentials program provides low-income families with access to Internet at a reduced rate. Nearly 16,000 families in Cook County have taken advantage of the program, more than any other county in the country.

Comcast, Cook County connect low-income families to Internet

April 8, 2013

A partnership between Cook County and Comcast has allowed thousands of low-income families across the county to receive cheap Internet access, but the program remains underutilized in Evanston. With...

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