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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Two people sit behind a desk. One is speaking into a microphone in front of him. His name plaque reads “Councilmember Suffredin.”

City Council delays decision to ban cashless businesses

January 24, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a ban on cashless businesses back to the Economic Development Committee and the Equity and Empowerment Commission on Monday.  The proposed ordinance would make it illegal...

A man in a suit looks through his glasses and speaks into a microphone at the City Council dais.

City Council postpones final decision on plastic bag tax

January 10, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a 15-cent plastic bag tax back to the Human Services Committee on Monday.  The council considered an ordinance that would levy the tax on all carry-out plastic bags...

Timothy Schoolmaster, wearing a blue jacket, holds a microphone with a group of men, including one man in a police uniform, behind him.

City Council supports fully funding pensions, motor fuel tax increase

November 15, 2022

Continuing its 2023 budget negotiations, City Council voiced support for fully funding the city’s police and fire pension debt and voted to raise Evanston’s motor fuel tax by one cent in the revised...

Alderman Donald Wilson sits at a City Council meeting. He looks toward the audience as he begins to speak into the black microphone.

Northwestern to pay $1 million to city for use of Robert Crown

April 27, 2021

Northwestern will pay $1 million in exchange for the University's use of the Robert Crown Community Center, an agreement City Council voted to approve Monday. The agreement, which will last until 2026,...

A graphic combining American flag imagery with a close-up image of Evanston, Illinois on a map. The shape of Evanston is outlined in tan with a red grid, with Lake Michigan in blue to the east and other areas of Illinois, colored in red with white stars, to the west.

City Council will see four new aldermen in May, election results show

April 20, 2021

Final election results confirm that City Council will have four new aldermen sitting on the dais this May. Newcomers Clare Kelly, Jonathan Nieuwsma, Bobby Burns and Devon Reid will all fill seats in the...

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