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Health experts recommend Evanston raise age to buy tobacco

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

May 6, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston Health Advisory Council is asking aldermen to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, a move the group says will make the city a "health leader" in Illinois. Dr. Timothy Sanborn made the group...

Police tie man slain in Chicago to Evanston shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 20, 2013

Filed under City, Crime

Police believe a man who was killed in May in Chicago was involved in another slaying six months earlier in Evanston. The issue came to light at a City Council meeting last week in which Carolyn Murray, the mother of slain ...

Manager: ‘No definite date’ for beer, wine at downtown Evanston Starbucks

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

November 4, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Although Evanston aldermen have approved a liquor license for the downtown Starbucks, a manager said Sunday there is “no definite date” for when the coffee shop will start serving alcohol. City Council agreed Oct. 28 to...

City Council OKs liquor license for Starbucks in downtown Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 29, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston aldermen Monday night approved a liquor license for the Starbucks in downtown Evanston. The license will allow the coffee shop, 1734 Sherman Ave., to serve beer and wine as part of the national chain's "Starbucks Evenings" pilot...

Evanston aldermen take capital improvement tour

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 27, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Evanston aldermen Saturday morning toured several sites throughout the city targeted for capital improvement. The three-hour tour was scheduled to visit 10 locations the city is eying for various renovations. City Council,...