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July 2

Good Morning, Evanston.

Tonight’s Human Services Committee has been cancelled.

City facilities will be closed on July 4, and Wednesday refuse collections will occur on Thursday.

On this date in 1776, 12 of the 13 colonies represented at the meeting of the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia voted in favor of Richard Henry Lee’s motion for independence.

Venus, called the “evening star” this time of year, shining rightly in the west after sunset.