The Daily Northwestern

Former Ald. Maxine Lange remembered for community activism

Sabrina Rodriguez, Reporter

October 10, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Maxine Lange, a former Evanston alderman and activist, died Monday at the age of 81. Lange served on City Council from 1971 to 1979 and was also a teacher and health care administrator. “She believed people in the co...

Evanston police plan ‘heavy presence’ for ‘College GameDay’

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 1, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police are planning a "heavy presence" for the arrival of "College GameDay" on the Northwestern campus this weekend, according to the city's top cop. Evanston Police Chief Richard Eddington told City Council on Monday...

Proposal to abolish Evanston Township moves forward

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 25, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Aldermen moved one step closer to abolishing Evanston Township on Monday night, introducing a proposal to put the issue before voters. City Council voted to advance the plan without discussion and could approve it as early as ...

Off-campus revelry brings headaches to aldermen, residents

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Every year, Evanston aldermen face the all-too-familiar ritual of handling dozens of residents' complaints about rambunctious Northwestern students swarming off-campus neighborhoods during Wildcat Welcome. Except this year,...

Ald. Ann Rainey applauds murder conviction in Evanston man’s death

Cat Zakrzewski, Web Editor

September 24, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Ald. Ann Rainey (8th) on Monday called the long-awaited conviction of a Hazel Crest, Ill., man in the fatal beating of Evanston resident a "wonderful ending to a horrible situation." At a City Council meeting, Rainey said...