The Daily Northwestern

Evanston asks Illinois governor to protect city funds

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

March 17, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Aldermen unanimously expressed their opposition Monday to a proposal by the governor that would force Evanston to cut expenses by more than 4 percent. In February, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a budget that would halve the Local...

Cook County denies Evanston funds for surveillance cameras near ETHS

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

June 16, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Education, Latest Stories

Cook County denied Evanston’s request for a grant to fund the installment of surveillance cameras near Evanston Township High School earlier this month. According to a copy of a letter obtained by The Daily dated June 12,...

Council holds off on penalty increase for noncompliant contractors

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 29, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

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...

City Council approves surveillance cameras for high school routes at heated meeting

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

January 28, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Despite loud disapproval from citizens in attendance, Evanston aldermen approved Monday a controversial plan to install surveillance cameras along the streets leading to Evanston Township High School. The decision came after weeks of ...

City manager Wally Bobkiewicz named interim Evanston Township supervisor

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 21, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston Township trustees tonight appointed city manager Wally Bobkiewicz to replace Gary Gaspard, the township supervisor who resigned abruptly last week. The trustees, who also serve as aldermen, voted 7-3 to name Bobkiewicz...