The Daily Northwestern

Evanston implements pesticide-free park program

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 21, 2015

A new program to keep Evanston parks pesticide-free will launch soon, the city announced Tuesday. The city has chosen five local parks — Ackerman, Burnham Shores, Eiden, Perry and Trahan — that will be maintained without...

Evanston pilots community ambassadors program

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

April 2, 2015

Evanston is introducing an ambassadors program next month that will train volunteers to serve as contact points between the city and community. Ambassadors will be expected to attend local events, help manage city projects...

Evanston waits to see impact of Rauner fiscal plans

Kevin Mathew, Copy Chief

January 30, 2015

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first executive order declared a “financial crisis” in Illinois, but Evanston organizations must wait until Feb. 18 to see his fiscal plan and decide how to adapt. The most likely changes would involve the...