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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

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Evanston’s renewable energy powers homes in other states. Are new solutions local?

November 21, 2022

Evanston aims to become carbon neutral by 2050 — a goal that’s earned the city accolades as it navigates rising lake levels, extreme temperatures and insufficient infrastructure. To achieve carbon...

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In Focus: Albany Care’s residents report violence and medical mistreatment. But many may have nowhere else to go

November 14, 2022

Content warning: This article contains discussion of medical mistreatment, assault, suicidal ideation and racism. Peter Basquin moved out of one Chicago-area residential mental health care facility...

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‘I need help:’ Ald. Bobby Burns pushes for city to fund administrative help for councilmembers

November 7, 2022

Ald. Bobby Burns’ (5th) day of city duties last Monday totaled over six hours. He began with a meeting about a rental licensing program initiative, then met with a resident who wants the city to install...

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Redistricting Committee discusses 6th and 7th Wards at Tuesday meeting

October 25, 2022

Evanston’s Redistricting Committee discussed adjusting boundaries of 6th and 7th wards Tuesday.  Joined by about 10 community members, the committee considered ways to downsize both wards, which...

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Sustainability coordinator shares CARP progress, shortcomings at City Council meeting

October 24, 2022

Evanston’s Sustainability and Resilience Coordinator Cara Pratt presented an update on the Climate Action and Resilience Plan at Monday’s City Council meeting. Pratt cited the city’s 38% decrease...

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