The Daily Northwestern

Tisdahl joins area mayors at drinking water summit

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under City, Politics

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl joined other officials Wednesday in calling for immediate action to ensure water in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River remains clean and safe for drinking. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed...

Cook County denies Evanston funds for surveillance cameras near ETHS

Bailey Williams, Assistant Summer Editor

June 16, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Education, Latest Stories

Cook County denied Evanston’s request for a grant to fund the installment of surveillance cameras near Evanston Township High School earlier this month. According to a copy of a letter obtained by The Daily dated June 12,...

Evanston starts initiative to make city age-friendly

Julian Gerez, Assistant City Editor

April 30, 2014

Filed under City

Though more than 8,000 Northwestern students occupy Evanston during the school year, the city is preparing a project to make Evanston a better place to grow older in response to changing demographic trends. While the total ...

Surveillance proposal for ETHS routes sparks heated debate

Kelly Gonsalves, Reporter

December 11, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local

An Evanston community meeting Tuesday night escalated from a tense debate to a shouting match regarding Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl’s  proposal to place surveillance cameras on the streets leading to Evanston Township High School. Tisdahl...

Youth Job Center secures Chicago grant, provides internship opportunities to Evanston youth

Edward Cox, Reporter

November 15, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston Youth Job Center has partnered with Oakton Community College to lead job training courses for young people starting in January. The job center received a $50,000 grant from the Chicago Community Trust in October to offer...