The Daily Northwestern

City Council passes pay increases for aldermen

Nora Shelly, City Editor

September 13, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Aldermen approved pay raises at their meeting Monday night for the next City Council and clerk. Under the approved ordinances, both the mayor and aldermen will receive a pay increase of 23.1 percent, bringing their stipends...

Evanston construction projects to resume as planned

Jerry Lee, Summer Managing Editor

July 4, 2016

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

Two Evanston construction projects will no longer be cancelled as officials had previously expected now that Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a stopgap budget approved Thursday by the Illinois House and Senate. The Dodge Avenue Protected...

After two defaults, some city officials seek more structure in loan process

David Fishman, Reporter

May 22, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

In the midst of two recently defaulted loans from local businesses, some Evanston officials want to create a more transparent and concrete loan process over the next year. “There isn’t a clear understanding from people...

Dave’s Italian Kitchen owner to turn down city loan, launches crowdfunding campaign

David Fishman, Reporter

May 8, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

The owner of Dave’s Italian Kitchen, which closed its location on Chicago Avenue last month, will no longer pursue a loan from the city and will instead rely on individual donations to help fund a new restaurant on Noyes Street. “This is easier and it’s more politically palatable,” Dave Gla...