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ETHS girls basketball: Bolingbrook buries Kits in season opener

Evanston girls basketball coach Brittanny Johnson knew before the season started there would be nights like this. But Tuesday’s 60-32 season-opening loss at Bolingbrook left the veteran coach discouraged in just one important category. “The one thing I’m disappointed with is that I don’t think we competed tonight,” Johnson said.  “I always tell people that […]

Posted inCity News

Popular Evanston Police newsletter had readers, plenty of intriguing material; it folded after criticism at Council Committee hearing

When the Evanston Police Department’s weekly e-newsletter “In the Squad Room” made its debut in November 2013, it marked a big departure from the usual way the department interacted with the public. Then-City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz had initiated the idea, suggesting the need “for a series of outreach communications familiarizing residents with the inner workings […]

Posted inRank and File

Rank and File | World Chess Championship preview: Could Carlsen lose?

Magnus Carlsen’s fourth defense of his World Chess Champion title will begin November 26. Can his challenger, Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, be more successful than the prior challengers, Viswanathan Anand, Sergey Karjakin and Fabiano Caruana? Based on their past performances, it’s possible to answer this question with a yes or a no. The match will […]