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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

Councilmembers sit at their desks.

Council discusses American Rescue Plan Act funds, CARP allocations

October 6, 2021

City Council discussed how to use funds Evanston received from the American Rescue Plan Act Monday night.  City staff have proposed that the largest portion of ARPA-related funding — $11.2 million...

Northwestern’s Evanston campus. City officials and local environmentalists have had to re-evaluate sustainability initiatives because of COVID-19 financial constraints.

COVID-19 budget cuts impact Evanston sustainability initiatives

July 13, 2020

Budget cuts related to COVID-19 threaten some city sustainability initiatives and have led officials to reevaluate priorities regarding sustainability. Kumar Jensen, Evanston’s chief sustainability...

Recruitment firm GovHR USa held a second public meeting Tuesday after Evanston residents called for more transparency and involvement in the city manager selection process.

In second city manager recruitment meeting, residents talk environmental concerns, public accountability

July 7, 2020

Evanston residents shared necessary qualities for their next city manager during a Tuesday discussion, the second of two meetings meant to gather citizen input throughout the recruitment process. The...

illustration by Catherine Buchaniec

In Focus: As climate change worsens, combined sewers pose new issues

May 26, 2020

Evanston’s sewer system has been flooded with problems for decades. As early as 1902, the city’s commissioner of public works declared the sewer system to be “inadequate in size and depth to serve...

The Evanston Environmental Board meeting at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Board members outlined strategies to implement CARP goals in 2020.

Environment Board prioritizes CARP implementation at first meeting of 2020

January 9, 2020

The Evanston Environment Board announced its primary goal for 2020 at its Thursday meeting: helping to implement the Climate Action and Resilience Plan. Members emphasized the difficulty that comes...

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