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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

Five photos of outgoing Mayor Steve Hagerty with the recipients of the Keys to the City award. In the top left, Hagerty is shaking hands with someone in a black jacket holding an award with the key on it. The other four photos are the recipients posing in a room with a blue wall, brown podium and gray floor.

Mayor Hagerty presents five Key to the City awards

May 10, 2021

In his last week in office, outgoing Mayor Steve Hagerty awarded five Keys to the City, which he announced at the final convening of the 80th Evanston City Council meeting Monday. The Key to the City,...

A bug’s-eye view photo of Evanston’s Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, taken in daylight. The center is a brown brick building with the front door set into a tan stone wall.

City Council amends language, members to be addressed with gender neutral terms

April 28, 2021

City staff will no longer use the term “alderman” to refer to the 81st City Council, which will be sworn in on May 10. “Alderpeople” and “City Council members” will now be official terms...

Former Ald. Jane Grover (7th). Grover sent an email to dozens of Evanston residents Tuesday inviting them to a Zoom meeting on the upcoming Consolidated General Election.

Former aldermen organize meeting to combat “anti-incumbency,” draw backlash from candidates, residents

March 4, 2021

Several former city leaders had plans to hold a Zoom meeting Wednesday to “discuss strategy” in combating “anti-incumbency” efforts they alleged rooted in community organizations like the Organization...

The three Evanston mayoral candidates faced off in a virtual debate Tuesday night. Daniel Biss, who has secured endorsements from seven of nine City Council members, defended his record as a state legislator.

A comprehensive list of all the candidates for Evanston’s 2021 municipal elections

November 18, 2020

The filing period for Evanston’s 2021 municipal elections opened on Monday, Nov. 16 and continues through Monday, Nov. 23. Candidates can file to run for any of the nine aldermanic slots, as well as...

Electoral Board sustains objection to Evanston Voter Initiative

Electoral Board sustains objection to Evanston Voter Initiative

January 16, 2020

The Municipal Officers Electoral Board sustained the objection to the Evanston Voter Initiative in a 2-1 vote during their hearing Wednesday, but the petitioners and supporters of the initiative claimed...

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