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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

PILOT programs allow nonprofit institutions that are exempt from paying property taxes to pay agreed-upon sums to the municipalities they operate in.

The Daily Explains: What is a Payment in Lieu of Tax — or PILOT — program?

February 23, 2024

At its next meeting Monday, City Council will decide whether to create a committee to explore the potential implementation of Payment in Lieu of Tax — or PILOT — programs in Evanston. PILOT programs...

Contagious respiratory illnesses like COVID-19, influenza and RSV spread throughout the United States in December.

Chicago area hospitals maintain mask mandates amid spread of respiratory illnesses

January 23, 2024

As contagious respiratory illnesses — particularly COVID-19, influenza and RSV — began spreading this winter season, several healthcare facilities in Evanston and the Chicago area reinstated their...

An uprooted tree lies on the ground. A sign denoting the Jacobs Center is to its left.

Downed tree by Lunt Hall strikes at least four University staff, three remain in hospital

February 16, 2023

A tree located between Lunt Hall and the Jacobs Center fell Thursday afternoon, injuring four University staff members. Evanston’s police department and fire department responded to the incident shortly...

Suspect charged with first-degree murder for Highland Park Fourth of July mass shooting

July 5, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of gun violence and death. Robert “Bobby” E. Crimo III, the suspect in custody for the mass shooting at Highland Park’s Fourth of July parade Monday,...

20-year-old resident struck by bullet fragments after shots fired on Madison Street

May 11, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of gun violence. A 20-year-old Evanston resident is in stable condition after being struck by bullet fragments to the face. Shots were fired near the vehicle...

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