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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Lesley Williams and stands at a lectern and reads her speech to City Council. Four people stand behind her in solidarity.

Community members criticize anti-Black workplace conditions at City Council

November 15, 2022

Community members packed the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center to stand with Evanston’s Black employees at Monday night’s City Council meeting.  The action comes after an anonymous coalition of around...

A white outline of Illinois is superimposed on a blue background. Four hands in shades of red are reaching up from the bottom of the state toward the top.

Evanston’s Community Alliance for Better Government works to increase transparency, inform community

January 24, 2022

In 2018, Rick Marsh rushed to City Council to voice his disappointment when Evanston fired Kevin Brown, the director of Evanston’s outreach program for at-risk youth. But while voicing his concern...

An exterior shot of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red-brick building with a tan stone entryway, big silver lettering and a black door with a curved windowpane.

Parks and Recreation Department’s top deputy resigns, takes job in Lincolnwood

October 13, 2021

Karen Hawk, Evanston Parks and Recreation Department’s assistant director, resigned to become chief of the Lincolnwood parks department.  Hawk has worked for the city since 2003, serving in a variety...

Demitrous Cook sits at a table while in uniform as chief of police.

Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook retires amid speculation around part played by city manager

June 7, 2021

Evanston Police Chief Demitrous Cook has retired from Evanston Police Department, the city announced in a Monday news release. “It has been an honor to serve this community for more than 30 years,”...

The facade of a five-story brick government building, the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, is shown from a low angle.

With eight of nine aldermanic seats on ballot, challengers aim to flip City Council

April 6, 2021

After months of controversy and conflict, Evanston’s most crowded election in nearly three decades will come to a close on Tuesday as a new City Council is named.  The city’s April 6 municipal...

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