The Daily Northwestern

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...

Evanston’s demand for camera funding nearly doubles

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 1, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories

City officials confirmed Monday night that they have requested almost double the federal funding to install security cameras along streets leading to Evanston Township High School. At Monday's City Council meeting, Ald. Delores...

Surveillance proposal for ETHS routes sparks heated debate

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

December 11, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston community meeting Tuesday night escalated from a tense debate to a shouting match regarding Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s  proposal to place surveillance cameras on the streets leading to Evanston Township High School. Tisdahl...

Evanston City Council rejects proposal to extend time for construction

Paige Leskin, Reporter

November 26, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston City Council on Monday night rejected a proposal that would have given the developers of a controversial 35-story tower more time to start construction. The resolution, put forward by the city’s Planning and Development...

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: Stand up against proposed Evanston building

Lawrence Weinberg

November 17, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, A developer is applying for a three-year extension of a Special Use Permit that would enable them to construct a 385 foot tall residential structure at 708 Church Street, in the heart of downtown Evanston. The...