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Housing Commission Seeks Volunteers for Task Force to Create a Comprehensive Affordable Housing Plan

The Evanston Housing Commission has been charged by the Planning and Development Committee with forming a task force to create a comprehensive affordable housing plan for the City. The goal is to develop a plan that will contain specific objectives, both citywide and by ward, to guide City staff and housing development organizations. The plan […]

Posted inOpinion/EditorialUncategorized

If Ever There Was a Time to Register to Vote, It is Now

We would wager that there are few in th is country who have not been mesmerized by this year’s political conventions – last week’s history-making Democratic convention in Denver and the Republican convention still going on in Minneapolis. Whatever one’s political leanings, however deep one’s cynicism about present leaders, and whatever one feels the mission […]

Posted inArt & LifeUncategorized

New Executive Director at Evmark

Carolyn Dellutri has been appointed as the first full-time executive director of Evmark, the downtown Evanston management and marketing organization. On July 28, Ms. Dellutri assumed her responsibilities, which include providing organizational leadership and managing operations, staff and programs. The new director said she understands the need for both day-to-day and strategic leadership. Ms. Dellutri […]

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Preparing for What a Community Hopes Will Never Happen

While teachers polished their lesson plans and custodians polished floors in anticipation of last week’s first day of school, safety personnel gathered at Evanston Township High School to hone skills for something everyone hopes will never happen – a school disaster. Bomb and hostage squads from the Cook County Sheriff’s Department briefed safety staff from […]