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Evanston City Council to weigh regulations on ride-share services

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

January 21, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston City Council will discuss whether to move forward with regulations on ride-sharing companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar at next Monday’s meeting, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz said. The opinions of aldermen...

Lemaitre: Tobacco ban reveals Evanston’s disregard for Northwestern students

Coretta Lemaitre, Columnist

October 30, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Recently, Evanston aldermen voted to increase the legal age for purchase of tobacco products from 18 to 21. City Council stopped short of outlawing the possession of cigarettes, which one alderman called “excessive” and a...

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...