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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

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Evanston aims to ready more public buildings for solar panels

January 24, 2023

Solar panels power three of the city’s buildings: the Evanston Ecology Center, Levy Senior Center and Evanston Water Treatment Plant. Now, the city is planning to contract outside developers to increase...

The Lake Michigan beach at sunrise.

Evanston to reopen beaches across city Saturday

May 26, 2022

Evanston residents looking to catch a tan or dip their toes in Lake Michigan are in luck — the city announced it will open its beaches for the season on Saturday.  Open until Labor Day, which falls...

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Evanston environmental groups educate and engage at the Ecology Center Celebration

April 24, 2022

With attendees gathered outside, white booths lined the grass. At one, visitors made art out of shells and stones. At another, they swapped out seeds and picked up new ones. Next to the booths, another...

City Council discusses Evanston’s participation in the Divvy bike sharing program. Aldermen passed a resolution Monday night to accept participation and talked over the implementation of the 2015 plastic bag ban.

Evanston City Council chooses to join Divvy bike share, talks plastic bag ban

November 18, 2014

Council voted Monday to participate in the Divvy bike-share service, though some aldermen voiced concerns about the program. The resolution authorizes city manager Wally Bobkiewicz to negotiate an...

Community discussion of plastic bag ban gets heated

June 6, 2014

Discussion of a proposed plastic bag ban in Evanston ignited debate among community members at a meeting Thursday. About 25 residents, Northwestern students and local business people gathered at the...

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