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

Rachel Janik, Reporter

November 27, 2012

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,...

Organizers look to expand Evanston’s gun buyback program

Susan Du, City Editor

November 7, 2012

With the city's gun buyback event officially scheduled for Dec. 15, the initiative's fund has reached a total of $19,050, including a $10,000 donation from Northwestern. Citizens concerned about local gun violence propose...

Evanston working to develop gun buyback program

Rachel Janik, Reporter

October 5, 2012

The city is partnering with the Evanston Community Foundation and other local groups to implement a gun buyback program to reduce the number of operable weapons and ammunition available on the streets. Carolyn Murray, co-chair...

TIF districts offer mixed results for Evanston

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

July 29, 2012

Evanston’s City Council recently approved a new TIF district at the southwestern corners of Dempster Street and Dodge Avenue Monday night, despite opposition from some aldermen. Ald. Donald Wilson (4th) said a TIF, or tax-increment...