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Editorial: We Think the Termination of Kevin Brown Is Unwarranted and Is a Grave Mistake
     Mr. Brown has provided a valuable service to Evanston youth and to this community for many years. 
Nine Story Development Opens at 811 Emerson Street
     Chicago-based developers CA Ventures and Focus last week celebrated the grand opening of The LINK Evanston, a nine-story, 241-unit transit-oriented development at 811 Emerson St. in Evanston.
City's Community Services Manager Fired in Credit Card Case
     Updated: 11/15/19: Mr. Brown's employment has been terminated by the City of Evanston.

Mr. Brown, in his email to supporters, said that allegations brought by the City in the case involve use of a City credit card to pay for parking tickets issued to City of Evanston vehicles or staff vehicles displaying a City of Evanston business placard in the City of Evanston Civic Center lot, 2100 N. Ridge Ave.
City's Arborists Help Keep Evanston Green
     Both Mr. D’Agostino and Mr. Callahan see their work as part of an essential partnership with the City and its residents. Says Mr. Callahan, “We are supported by the value and trust people have in us to protect and maintain the urban forest around us.”
Free Sunday Parking Could Return in FY20
     City Council members appear closer to placing an expiration date on Sunday parking enforcement, a measure they adopted last year to address the $7 million shortfall in the 2019 budget.
Two Groups Share Their Views For Reawakened Harley Clarke
     “The first priority should be to get some uses going in the space. But, really, the exterior is not in terrible shape; the foundations are good.”

Council OKs Northwestern's Request to Host Special Events at Welsh-Ryan
Evanston City Council members on Nov. 11 approved Northwestern University’s request to host professional sports and for-profit commercial entertainment events at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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•  Three Coffee House Haikus
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Davis Street, a light decaf.
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•  Do Not Close CAMS
Based on the RoundTable article, Margaret Lurie appears to be the only Library...

•  Regarding the Councilís Approval of Northwestern's Commercial Events

One of the most disheart...

•  Three questions in the August 23, 2019 Chamber of Commerce survey addressed financial benefits to th...

City News
• Free Sunday Parking Could Return in FY20
• Overdue Tribute Honors Vietnam-Era Veterans
• Committee Holds Off on Ending Free Parking for Some Holders of 'Disabled' Placards
• Two Groups Share Their Views For Reawakened Harley Clarke
• City's Arborists Help Keep Evanston Green
• New Smoke Detectors Highlighted
• Ogbo Named Head Of City Health Department
• Group Lays Out Restitution Plan for Contract Selling in Chicago
• The Federal Housing Administration's Role in Segregating and Cutting Off Mortgage Financing for Black Families in Chicago, 1934-1960

• The Traffic Guy hears ...

• Editorial and Analysis: In the Interest of Transparency, Meetings Between the Top Leaders of The D65 School Board, the Top Administrators of D65, and the Top Leaders Of DEC Should Be in the Open
• Teacher Compensation Under New DEC Contract
• Evanston Cradle to Career Lays Out Revised Strategic Plan
• D65 School Board Is Interviewing Five Candidates for Superintendent
• District 65 Finance Committee Recommends $10.2 Million Capital Spending Plan Over Next Five Years
• Update on Investigation of Alleged Sexual Assault at Haven
• Kiwanis Club Honors Three 
• MAP Normative Data Shows Significantly Higher Achievement Levels for CPS Students than NAEP or PARCC

• Boys Basketball Team Ready for Strong Season
• Hooked on Fishing: An In-Between Time as the RT Goes Online
• Pack Attack Paces ETHS Girls to Sectional Qualifying Berth
• Hooked on Fishing: Fall is Great Time For Colors and Big Fish
• Streak Ends for Evanston Girls at Tennis Sectional
• Haven Cross Country Team Takes Fourth in State Meet
• Kits Miss Scoring Chances in Field Hockey Finale

Art & Life
• The Musical Offering Celebrates 20 years of Bringing Music to Evanston
• Harry Lennix and NU Friends Support Plans for New Performing Arts Center
• Human Behavior Hacker Intrigues Levy Senior Center Crowd
• Curt's Café Honors Two Evanston Police Officers
• A (Hilarious) Author Whose Subject is Santa = FUN
• ECF Raises $300,000 at Annual Fundraiser
• Truth Telling: Frances Willard, Ida B. Wells and Anti-Lynching
• Donations Accepted for the Mayor's Holiday Food, Book and Toy Drive
• Opie Meets Some of His Rescuers
• Justin Wynn Fund Honors Three at Red Tie Soirée

• Editorial: Nov. 15 and Beyond
• Editorial: Make-Do Thursday
• Room for a View: evanstonroundtable.com
• Room for a View: Me, Myself and I. Boo Who?
• More Rom: Goodbye to All That
• Guest Essay: Carbon Pricing Is the Best First Step to Address Climate Crisis
• Evanston Library Has a Lean Budget But Expansive Outreach and Long-Term Plans
• Guest Essay: Open Letter to Morton Schapiro, President, Northwestern University

In her senior year at Fordham University, Kathleen Galvin was told where to apply to graduate school. The two professors in Fordham’s Department of Speech asked their top students to apply to various schools across the country, “so they could see how good their department was,” she told the RoundTable. She wandered into the office one...

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