The Daily Northwestern

Council holds off on penalty increase for noncompliant contractors

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 29, 2014

City Council voted Tuesday to hold off on a proposed fee increase for contractors who do not employ Evanston residents on city-funded construction projects. The proposed change would amend the Minority, Women and Evanston Based...

Health experts recommend Evanston raise age to buy tobacco

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 6, 2014

The Evanston Health Advisory Council is asking aldermen to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, a move the group says will make the city a "health leader" in Illinois. Dr. Timothy Sanborn made the group...

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...