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Barely Seated, New Alderperson Devon Reid Places Proposals for Free Beach Tokens, Hazardous Pay Increase for Employees on Council’s Next Agenda

New Eighth Ward Alderperson Devon Reid wasted little time putting his agenda into action, asking officials at the City Council’s inaugural meeting May 10 to consider making beach tokens free and establishing hazardous pay for retail employees who have been working at the City’s larger retail stores during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ald. Reid made his […]

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New Council, Clerk Sworn In

Mayor Daniel Biss and members of the 81st Evanston City Council were officially sworn in to office in a special ceremony at the May 10 City Council meeting. Along with Mayor Biss, the new members are Clare Kelly, 1st Ward; Peter Braithwaite, 2nd Ward; Melissa Wynne, 3rd Ward; Jonathan Nieuwsma, 4th Ward; Bobby Burns, 5th […]

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Home Precincts Help Stoke Some Candidates’ Winning Margins in April 6 Aldermanic Election

Want a winning formula for the next Evanston Aldermanic election in four years? Do well in your home precinct, and that can provide an important margin for victory. The final results certified by the Cook County Clerk’s Office last week show several Evanston aldermanic candidates receiving strong support in their home precincts on their way to […]

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City Approves Partnership Agreement with Northwestern to Give University Wide Use of Robert Crown Community Center

Northwestern University’s Club Hockey and Synchronized Skating teams as well as the school’s students and faculty will be given wide access to the City’s new $54 million Robert Crown Community under an agreement that some aldermen and residents maintained contained hazy details. In one of the last major actions of the current City Council, aldermen voted […]

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Cook County Clerk Certifies Election Results Confirming Kelly Winner of First Ward Aldermanic Seat

First-time candidate Clare Kelly is the official winner in Evanston’s First Ward Aldermanic race, defeating longtime incumbent Alderman Judy Fiske by 26 votes, according to certified results posted on the Cook County Clerk’s Election site in the early evening of April 27. The Clerk’s office posts certified results after all the mail-in ballots were received […]