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Residentes de Evanston celebran el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

En celebración del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, Evanston Pride—un grupo que apoya a las personas LGBTQ+ – organizó Una Fiesta Hispana en Fountain Square, el 29 de septiembre.  Este evento celebra los residentes hispanos y latinoamericanos, e incluye demostraciones de flamenco, un DJ y un mercado pequeño, con comerciantes Latinoamericanos y LGBTQ+.  La Fiesta […]

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Police, postal authorities broaden investigation into forged court orders

The recent attacks on some ethnic restaurants here may have backfired. Menacing letters containing hate speech purporting to be from judges in the Skokie Court House evoked instead a show of local support, in addition to law-enforcement investigations.  The Evanston Police Detective Bureau and the Cook County Sheriff’s Police Department, in conjunction with the U.S. […]

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Evanston could raise – or lower – parking rates to balance demand

To address parking problems in downtown Evanston, such as overly crowded street parking and largely empty parking garages, the City might increase or decrease parking prices based on supply and demand.  The City, anticipating higher traffic and more crowded parking post-pandemic, discussed changes in parking rates at the Sept. 22 Economic Development Committee meeting. Lindsay […]

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Landlord-tenant disputes: Council member Burns urges more outreach about aid, better tracking of cases

Fifth Ward Council member Bobby Burns spoke up about the need for more transparency in tenant-landlord disputes at the Sept. 20 City Council meeting.  Information regarding tenant-landlord disputes is not in one centralized location, and requests made by tenants are often overlooked, said Burns. He added that, according to residents in his ward, complaints made […]