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Skokie Sues Evanston in Federal Court Over Water Rates
     On June 20, the Village of Skokie, three residents of Skokie, and a business in Skokie filed a complaint in federal court in Chicago against the City of Evanston, Stephen Hagerty, individually as Mayor, and the City’s nine aldermen, all individually (the Skokie Complaint). Evanston Mayor Stephen Hagerty responds.
Schakowsky Statement on the House GOP's FY19 Budget
     Today, Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a member of the House Budget Committee and a Chief Deputy Whip, released the following statement on the House GOP’s FY19 budget resolution, which was unveiled earlier today:
First Human Case of West Nile Virus In Illinois for 2018
     The City of Evanston's Health and Human Services Department has received a report of the first human case of West Nile virus in Illinois for 2018.
City to Explore Demolition Option for Harley Clarke
     City Council on June 18 voted to authorize the City Manager to meet with the organization that offered to pay for the demolition of the Harley Clarke Mansion to explore costs and the parameters of an agreement. The vote makes real the possibility the City will accept the offer put forth by the group, the Evanston Lighthouse Dunes, to pay for demolition or possibly deconstruction and restoration of the natural landscape.
Michelle Masoncup Appointed City of Evanston Corporation Counsel
     Evanston City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz announced the appointment of Deputy City Attorney Michelle Masoncup as corporation counsel.
Shooting Death of a 2018 ETHS Graduate
     The Evanston Township High School family is deeply saddened by the loss of a member of our Class of 2018, Erin Carey, who passed away on June 19, according to the Chicago Police Department. An investigation is ongoing.


City to Explore Demolition Option for Harley Clarke
City Council on June 18 voted to authorize the City Manager to meet with the organization that offered to pay for the demolition of the Harley Clarke Mansion to explore costs and the parameters of an agreement. The vote makes real the possibility the City will accept the offer put forth by the group, the Evanston Lighthouse Dunes, to pay for demolition or possibly deconstruction and restoration of the natural landscape.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018


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City News
• Skokie Sues Evanston in Federal Court Over Water Rates
• Community Members: 'End Gun Violence'
• Raising Questions, Questioning Razing an Evanston Landmark
• New Developments, Harley Clarke Center Stage at First-Ward Meeting
• City Council Nuggets
• Clergy, Community Honor Police
• Shooting Death of a 2018 ETHS Graduate
• Crown Field Turf Surface Proves Costly
• City to Launch Summer Program on Nonviolence for ETHS Students

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Hooked on Fishing: Weather Woes

Schools
•  D65 Draft Tentative Budget for FY'19 Adds 16.5 Positions, Achieves Savings on Various Contracts
• D65 School Climate Teams Will Each Develop a Customized Plan to Address Issues at Their Schools
• ETHS Expands Social Consciousness with Four Student Summits
• Mayor Hagerty Gives 2018 ETHS Commencement Speech
• Latino Parents Advocate to Close the Achievement Gap
• Dr. Witherspoon's Contract Extended to 2022
• Three New Leaders at School District 65
• Cradle to Career Celebrates Advocates for Action

Sports
• Wildkits Capture Regional Title, but Fall in Sectional Finals
• School Boards Honor State Track Champ
• Wilburn Takes State Title in Triple Jump
• ETHS Baseball Loses In Sectional Finals
• Bandits Beat City ICE in Memorial Day Tournament
• Girls Lacrosse Lose in Sectionals Semifinals
• 7-run Rally Sends Wildkits to Sectional Title Game

Art & Life
• "I am just you, darker; you are just me, lighter." In Annual Poetry Slam, Clutch Champions Edge Defenders of the Dream
• On, Above and Behind Sherman Avenue
• Three Gardens That Add up to One Doing the Math on the 29th Annual Evanston Garden Walk
• An Upholstery Class Connects with Connections For the Homeless
• Young Woman with Family in Evanston Risks Death if Deported
• Falcon Banding Draws a Squawking Spectacle at EPL
• A June Engagement
• Stacy Garrop Hits Right Notes Becoming a Freelance Composer
• Meals at Home Celebrates 50 Years
• 'Educated'

Opinion
• Editorial: From the Cheering Section
• Room for a View: A 'What Is Love?' Lesson
• Room for a View: June in the U.S.A.
• More Room: Eating Is Forever
• How Preserving the Harley Clarke Mansion Will Help the Community



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Members of Advocates for Action, a community leadership council formed by Evanston Cradle to Career (EC2C), were honored and celebrated on June 6 at Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center with almost 100 people present.


Mayor Hagerty's State of the City Address
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