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The Daily Northwestern

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


A photo of the exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves $3 million ARPA allocation to McGaw YMCA men’s residence renovation

June 14, 2022

City Council voted 6-1 to approve a $3 million allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funding to support the renovation of The McGaw YMCA’s Men’s Residence on Monday.  “Our goal is to continue...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker. Pritzker said in a Feb. 3 tweet that the Illinois primary should replace the Iowa caucus as the nation’s first presidential nominating contest.

Evanston residents weigh in on making Illinois primary first in the nation

February 23, 2020

Evanston residents are split on whether the Illinois primary should replace the Iowa caucus as the nation’s first presidential nominating contest, a proposal Governor J.B. Pritzker pushed for in a Feb....

Connections for the Homeless runs a transitional shelter called Hilda’s Place at 1458 Chicago Ave. Several churches and host sites across the city will be offering additional shelter space in the winter months through Interfaith Action of Evanston.

With cold winter expected, non-profit aims to increase access to overnight shelters

October 10, 2016

A local non-profit organization is hoping to provide more relief for Evanston’s homeless population this winter by increasing the temperature required to open its shelter’s doors. In past winters,...

Washington Elementary School is located in the southwest corner of the 4th Ward. It serves children from a large chunk of the ward, as well as small areas in the neighboring 2nd and 9th Wards.

Socio-economic diversity, community centers make 4th Ward a gathering place for Evanston

May 9, 2016

Evanston’s 4th Ward has a little bit of everything. A portion of downtown dips into its boundaries, the police and fire station headquarters are nestled just inside and three Evanston/Skokie School District...

Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) attends a City Council meeting. Tendam urged to move discussion of the proposed amendment to the inclusionary housing ordinance to outside council meetings, where the issues can be teased out in more depth.

City Council delays vote on inclusionary housing ordinance

November 10, 2015

Despite requests from Evanston residents for aldermen to vote on amendments to Evanston’s inclusionary housing ordinance at Monday’s meeting, City Council motioned to postpone discussion on the ordinance...

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