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Defund Police Demonstrations Continue

Since mid-June, a determined group of Evanstonians has staked out the corner of Lake Street and Elmwood to call attention to what it believes is the misallocation of community resources. The group, Defund the EPD, makes its presence known by signs and voices. Passing drivers honk in support, and the Police Department blocks northbound traffic […]

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Black Male Alliance Rally Kicks Off Five Weeks of Action to Prevent Gun Violence in Evanston

Nathan Norman, Program Supervisor of the City’s Youth and Young Adult division, is leading an alliance of Black men who are concerned about the impact of violence on the Evanston community. “We are specifically responding to the recent loss of Evanston Black males through gun violence,” Mr. Norman told a diverse group of community members […]

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Evanston Remembers Congressman John Lewis

Since his death on July 17, Congressman John Lewis has been on the minds and in the hearts of many Americans. In speeches and informal conversations, people across the nation are recounting his courage, compassion and commitment to advancing social justice through non-violence. Born on Feb. 21, 1940, the 17-term congressman from Georgia was the […]

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Property Tax Workshops Help Homeowners Appeal Assessments

Most everyone knew it was coming, but few were prepared for the increases in their property tax assessments until they received the Assessor’s letter. The increases in property assessments spurred hundreds of residents to a property tax workshop at the Morton Civic Center last month. Some hoped to learn how to appeal the new assessments […]