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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 Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center is shown from the front, with snow and tall grass in the foreground of the photo.

City Council approves John Fournier as city manager

May 24, 2022

City Council and Mayor Daniel Biss voted 9-1 on Monday to appoint John Fournier as Evanston’s next city manager following a three-month search process at Monday’s meeting, amid backlash from residents....

An exterior photo of an Evanston Fire Department station.

Fire Apparatus Operator Bob Byrne retires after more than 20 years of service

May 15, 2022

Evanston Fire Department Fire Apparatus Operator Robert Byrne retired Saturday after more than 20 years of service.  Beginning his career in Evanston in September 2001 as a firefighter and paramedic,...

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Evanston secures $500,000 in federal funds to expand solar power in low-income households

April 4, 2022

Evanston has secured $500,000 from federal funds to expand access to solar power in the city’s low-income households, the city announced Monday.  The funds come from the $211 million allocated for...

A house has white string lights bordering the roof, and lights wrap around a tree in the front yard. The house also has garland and white lights wrapped around its second-floor balcony.

Captured: Evanston, Northwestern decorate just in time for the holidays

December 1, 2021

From bright lights hung across Sherman Avenue and Davis Street to an inflatable Santa Claus waving from a fraternity house balcony, Evanston is preparing for the holiday season. In this gallery, check...

A cross stitch pattern says “Holiday Inspo” in the center.

Evanston area events that will kindle your holiday spirit

December 1, 2021

If you’re in need of holiday cheer, look no further than these local happenings. Whether you want to browse holiday retail window displays, build a wooden family tree or watch an LED robot dancer at...

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