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...

Anti-violence campaign looks to expand conversation, outreach beyond social media

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The “Dear Evanston” social media campaign is wrapping up its official project after three months, but organizers are looking to continue the conversation they started. The campaign, which began in February, aimed to bring community ...

Evanston to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Evanston plans to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day, joining other cities around the country that have made the change. In making the decision, city officials worked with the Mitchell Museum of the American...

Evanston, Northwestern not participating in annual Springfield lobby day

Robin Opsahl, City Editor

April 28, 2016

Filed under City, Politics

Evanston and Northwestern will not participate in the annual Evanston Lobby Day in Springfield because of frustration with the state budget gridlock. The 2016 trip would have been the seventh annual lobbying day, which started...