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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

Timothy Schoolmaster, wearing a blue jacket, holds a microphone with a group of men, including one man in a police uniform, behind him.

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...

Devon Reid sitting in a chair in front of a navy blue background with a name plaque on a wooden desk in front.

‘It hasn’t interrupted my public service’: Ald. Devon Reid responds to signs claiming he is behind on rent

November 15, 2022

Last Wednesday, signs were posted in front of an apartment building on Callan Avenue, where Ald. Devon Reid (8th) lives, claiming the first-term councilmember is behind on rent and nearing eviction from...

Midterms 2020 banner over a checkered background and a voting box.

Evanston becomes first city in Illinois to adopt ranked-choice voting

November 8, 2022

Evanston voters decided overwhelmingly to replace the city’s “winner-take-all” voting system with ranked-choice voting Tuesday night. Proponents of the referendum say the change will lead to fairer...

A sign reads “City of Evanston Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center” above the entrance of Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. The nature outside the building is green and it is daytime.

Human Service Committee approves using non-gendered language in public nudity ordinance, codifying Miranda Rights

November 8, 2022

The Evanston Human Services Committee approved a motion to modify Evanston's public nudity ordinance Monday night. The decision will be forwarded to City Council for approval in a month. The committee...

Six people sitting behind a large desk with 4 flags behind them and a plaque that reads “Evanston 1863”

Residents, councilmembers discuss public safety pension debt in 2023 budget

November 8, 2022

City Council held a Truth and Taxation public hearing Monday night in which residents commented on the 2022 property tax levy. Residents asked for more budget transparency and stressed the city’s need...

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