The Daily Northwestern

Election Guide 2013: Q&A with 5th Ward candidates Ald. Delores Holmes and Carlis Sutton

Jia You, City Editor

April 7, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Residents in Evanston’s 5th Ward, including many NU students living off campus, will decide Tuesday between Ald. Delores Holmes and write-in candidate Carlis Sutton for the City Council race. Holmes is seeking re-election for...

Evanston aldermen stall vacation rental ordinances

Rachel Janik, Reporter

April 1, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Discussion of Evanston’s controversial vacation rentals stalled at City Council on Monday night after proposed ordinances failed to garner support from aldermen on the Planning and Development Committee. Vacation rentals...

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

Rachel Janik, Reporter

November 27, 2012

Filed under City, Local, Politics

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

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Local

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

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Local

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...