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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 city is now poised to leave the Georgian Revival-style building at 2100 Ridge Ave. that has been the heart of Evanston civic life since 1979 before the end of the year.

Downtown lease sparks concerns over cost, transparency amid discussion on Civic Center’s future

February 7, 2024

Growing up in Evanston in the 1980s, Emilio Vargas remembers the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center as the building at the center of the city. His mother would bring him to art shows, book fairs and other...

Evanston’s budget for fiscal year 2024 avoided a property tax hike after cutting expenses and finding new revenue sources.

Evanston avoids property tax hike amid ‘sobering’ budget outlook

January 7, 2024

When discussions about Evanston’s 2024 budget began last fall, city officials stared down a looming shortfall and monetary challenges they called “sobering.” Initial plans called not just for...

Monday’s Truth in Taxation Hearing brought residents to the council chamber to voice concerns about property tax increases in the proposed 2024 budget.

Residents voice concerns on property tax hikes at City Council ‘Truth in Taxation’ Hearing

November 7, 2023

Evanston residents voiced concerns about the city’s proposed 2024 budget, specifically its property tax hikes, during the “Truth in Taxation” Hearing at Monday’s City Council meeting.  The...

The exterior of the current Civic Center building on Ridge Street.

Civic Center Relocation Feasibility Project sparks discourse among Evanston residents

November 10, 2021

After years of discussion, Evanston is pursuing a potential relocation of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, the current hub of city government activity — but resident reactions have been mixed. Although...

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin won re-election Tuesday night, pulling in over 50 percent of the votes.

Durbin urges Drug Enforcement Administration to reduce opioid doses

November 4, 2019

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) recently urged officials at the Drug Enforcement Administration to improve regulations on opioid prescription rates in response to the nationwide crisis. Durbin and U.S....

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