The Daily Northwestern

Election-season signage on public property irks local residents

Marissa Page, City Editor

March 4, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

As the March 15 state and national primary elections draw nearer, Evanston residents and city officials noted an influx of campaign signage cropping up on public property — a violation of state law. Bonnie Schindler (Medill...

Evanston overtime costs rise in 2014

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 25, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

The city paid its employees more than $1 million more in 2014 for working overtime than it did the previous year. The higher costs are mostly due to last year’s extreme weather, which required employees to work extra hours,...

Evanston to host workshop on Ladd Arboretum

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 17, 2015

Filed under City, Local

The city will host a community workshop Tuesday to discuss potential improvements to a local arboretum. The proposed plan would rebuild the multiuse trail at Edward R. Ladd Arboretum, 2024 McCormick Blvd., reconstructing the...

Old pipes costing Evanston $60K above projections

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

February 10, 2014

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Evanston is shelling out an additional $60,000 to cover repairs for water main and sewer construction downtown. According to city documents, a third of Evanston's water mains are more than 100 years old and more than half a...

ASG official pleased with results of fall light walk

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

October 16, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

When representatives from Evanston, Northwestern and Associated Student Government toured streets surrounding campus Tuesday night, they found fewer lighting problems than they expected, community relations vice president Kevin...