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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

Two fountains at the center of a pond spew water as ducks swim by.

Evanston receives grant to improve urban forest health in waterside parks

September 25, 2023

Evanston has received a $802,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service Agency to improve the health of the urban forest parks alongside Evanston’s Northshore Channel. The...

A beige house has fire and smoke coming out of the second floor. There are firefighters and police officers around the building.

Fire on Emerson Street displaces six residents

January 24, 2023

A fire on the second floor of a two-story multi-residential building at 2002 Emerson St. displaced six residents Tuesday. The Evanston Fire Department responded at approximately 4:50 p.m. Upon arrival,...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves purchase of vacant 5th Ward properties to develop into affordable housing

June 28, 2022

City Council voted 8-1 Monday to approve the purchase of boarded-up properties at 1917-25 Jackson Ave. and 1413-25 Emerson St. to develop into affordable housing.  The city plans to demolish the 5th...

Illustration of yellow, teal and mauve houses set along a sheet of light blue drawn graph paper, with a white water tower at the far right of the x-axis.

City Council approves TIF district in 5th Ward, denies D65 IGA

October 26, 2021

City Council approved a tax increment financing district in Evanston’s 5th Ward Monday night in a 5-4 vote, following months of controversy. The final TIF excludes an intergovernmental agreement with...

A sign hanging near the Arch on June 19. The sign was originally hung over the Arch, but was moved adjacent to it.

Students urge Northwestern to address issues of police divestment

July 7, 2020

On June 19, while some students watched Northwestern’s virtual commencement ceremony, around 70 others walked from President Morton Schapiro’s house, down Ridge Avenue, Emerson Street, Sherman Avenue...

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