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Evanston’s sixth annual recycling event declutters homes, promotes sustainability

Yvonne Kim, Reporter

July 10, 2016

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories

About a thousand local residents lined the streets surrounding Evanston Township High School on Saturday morning with donations for the city’s sixth annual “drive up, drop off” recycling event. “Evanston Recycles,”...

Downtown Evanston streets closed for three hours due to falling debris hazard

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

February 19, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Four street sections in the square block around 807 Davis St. were closed temporarily Friday to pedestrians and automobile traffic due to falling debris from high wind speeds, city officials said. Sustained winds that reached...

City moves Public Works Agency forward with new bureau managers

Julia Jacobs, City Editor

October 6, 2015

Filed under City, Local

In the next step toward reorganizing Evanston’s Public Works and Utilities departments under one agency, the city announced Monday the appointment of three of the agency’s bureau managers. Although the city named current employees to...

Evanston implements pesticide-free park program

Tori Latham, City Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

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 orders public tree inventory

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2014

Filed under City, Local

Evanston has launched an inventory of all trees on public property in order to evaluate the health of the trees and to enter their locations in the city’s mapping software. “This inventory is intended for the collection...