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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

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council allocates funds for walk-in mental health crisis center

March 29, 2022

City Council voted unanimously to fund the development of a walk-in mental health crisis center in Evanston with up to $900,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act on Monday.  Designed to emulate the...

The exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

Rapid Recap: City Council approves changes to ARPA fund usage plan

March 15, 2022

City Council unanimously approved updates to Evanston’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funding plan Monday. What context should I know here?  ARPA is a $1.9 trillion federal plan meant to help...

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

Rapid Recap: City Council approves South Boulevard housing project

March 1, 2022

City Council authorized a proposal to develop a mixed-income housing project at 504-514 South Blvd. Monday night.  The selected proposal has 41 units of family housing. Sarah Flax, the city’s housing...

Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) was confirmed Monday as Evanston’s first Latino councilmember.

Juan Geracaris becomes the city’s first Latino councilmember

March 1, 2022

Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) became Evanston’s first Latino councilmember Monday.   City Council voted unanimously to confirm Geracaris’ appointment as 9th Ward alderman. He will serve until Evanston’s...

Cicely Fleming sits at her desk at City Council. The desk is brown, the background is blue and the chair is black. She is wearing a face mask.

Biss releases 9th Ward council seat applications

February 2, 2022

The city has opened applications to fill Ald. Cicely Fleming (9th)’s seat after her planned Feb. 15 resignation.  Mayor Daniel Biss, who is responsible for appointing her replacement, released application...

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