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


Children from Evanston Aquatic Camp ride in a parade float.

Volunteer leadership ensures Evanston’s Fourth of July celebration shines bright

July 8, 2024

Amid parents marking their sidewalk spots, children’s laughter and the occasional barking dog, one man and his team of volunteers stood out among the relaxed crowd at Evanston’s Fourth of July parade...

A volunteer packs produce at the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s warehouse.

Evanston food assistance programs adapt to pandemic precautions amidst growing food insecurity

July 6, 2020

Over three months after Illinois began implementing statewide stay-at-home orders and precautions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, Evanston food assistance programs are settling into a new normal of socially...

‘The Fourth Awakens’ in Evanston this Independence Day

June 30, 2016

Evanston is preparing for its Independence Day celebration, which will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday with a series of playground games and competitions for the city’s youngest. The day’s activities...

Joan Ducayet, former Evanston 4th of July president, discusses potential new playground sites for Independence Day celebration during a public meeting hosted by her organization and the city.

Evanston 4th of July Association, city host public meeting

April 29, 2013

Evanston residents may be able to catch a free ride to the city’s Fourth of July parade this summer. Complimentary shuttles were one of several suggestions brought up Monday night at a community meeting...

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