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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

A store shelf lined with boxes of cigarettes.

City Council introduces ban on flavored tobacco products

October 24, 2023

City Council voted 6-3 to introduce a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products Monday. According to Ald. Devon Reid (8th), the policy aims to prevent Evanston youth from accessing the addictive...

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

Human Services Committee considers amending city ordinance to allow cannabis consumption lounges

January 4, 2023

The Human Services Committee discussed amending city ordinances Tuesday to allow cannabis consumption establishments in Evanston.  Ald. Devon Reid (8th) proposed the measure, aiming to raise revenue...

A store shelf filled with cigarettes. Illinois state legislators are revisiting the Tobacco 21 legislation, which would raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21

Illinois to reconsider raising tobacco purchasing age

February 5, 2019

State policymakers are revisiting their attempts to pass statewide legislation to increase the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. Legislators have reintroduced the Tobacco...

City manager Wally Bobkiewicz speaks at a meeting. Bobkiewicz on Saturday urged aldermen to vote not to eliminate the communicable disease surveillance specialist in the proposed 2019 budget.

Aldermen, city staff respond to resident budget concerns

October 28, 2018

City manager Wally Bobkiewicz on Saturday urged aldermen to vote not to eliminate the communicable disease surveillance specialist in the proposed 2019 budget. The decision would go against the current...

Michael Johnson (left), director of the Evanston Township High School’s Pride Feeder basketball program, said that he has been to Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles multiple times since it opened last Friday.

Chicken and waffles restaurant opens in west Evanston

January 29, 2013

Melting butter topping waffles and fried, crackling chicken grace the dishes of Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles, which opened its Evanston branch with the city’s help Friday. The soul food...

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