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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 man carries two plastic CVS bags out of the store.

Evanston proposes 10-cent tax on shopping bags to replace 2014 plastic bag ban

June 23, 2022

Evanston is moving toward imposing a 10-cent tax on all shopping bags as part of its broader effort to increase sustainability after the Economic Development Committee approved a proposal in late May. The...

A bill with a large green dollar sign is placed against a backdrop of blue houses.

City leaders remain divided over ARPA-allocation process

May 22, 2022

Evanston received the remainder of its federal government funding allocated from the American Rescue Plan Act funding this month — bringing the act’s total COVID-19 recovery funds disbursed to the...

A gray sign outside a red brick building reads: “Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Avenue.” It is placed in the snowy ground with one tree behind it.

City Council votes to allocate ARPA funding to ASPIRE-Evanston Community Healthcare Workforce Development Program

February 15, 2022

City Council voted Monday to allocate $200,000 of American Rescue Plan Act funding to the ASPIRE-Evanston Community Healthcare Workforce Development Program.  What context should I know here? The...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center on a snowy day. The walls are a dark red-brown brick and the sign outside is a dark brown. White snow is on the ground and on the trees.

Rapid Recap: City Council votes on hazard pay, vaccination requirements

January 25, 2022

City Council referred a motion to approve hazard pay for city essential workers to the Economic Development Committee Monday. The council also passed a resolution requiring all councilmembers be fully...

An Evanston Fire Department employee bandages a community member after administering a COVID-19 vaccine dose at a city vaccination event.

City Council retains COVID-19 response staff with ARPA funds, delays other allocations

November 3, 2021

City Council voted unanimously Monday to allocate more than half a million dollars in federal funding to retain the Health & Human Services Department’s COVID-19 response staff. The department...

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