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Posted inArt & Life

Library’s Summer Calendar is Packed with Outdoor Events, Hosted in Parks Across Evanston

The Evanston Public Library takes its programming outside for the 2021 summer. The upcoming calendar boasts block parties, ward festivals, gatherings in parks, events for teens, programs in Spanish, and more.  The library’s engagement team is eager to involve the community in more library events, and since Evanston is still emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Posted inCity News

COVID-19 Update on June 10: At Last, ­­­­­­­­­­­­Illinois Reopens With Move to Phase 5

Illinois will move to Phase 5, the final phase of the Restore Illinois Plan, on June 11, the Governor’s Office said today in a prepared statement. “On Friday, the State will eliminate all capacity limits on businesses, large-scale events, conventions, amusement parks, and all other venues. Mask requirements for vaccinated and non-vaccinated individuals continue to align with CDC guidelines.”

Posted inSchools

School District 65’s Draft Tentative Budget for FY’22 Proposes New Administrative Cuts of Almost $1 Million

At the June 7 meeting of District 65’s Finance Committee,  Kathy Zalewski, Business Manager, presented a draft tentative budget for the 2021-2022 school year (FY’22), as well as a report projecting how the District will end its current fiscal year, which ends on June 30, 2021 (FY’21).   The District is projecting to close out FY’21 […]