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School District 65 Announces Goal to Open Schools for In-Person Learning for All Students in 2021-2022

Devon Horton, Superintendent of School District 65, formally announced on March 15 that the District is actively planning to bring back all students for in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year. He had briefly alluded to that goal at the District’s Finance Committee on March 8. In a letter to the school community, Dr. Horton […]

Posted inCity News

COVID-19 Update on March 4: ­­­Eight New Case in Evanston, 1,740 in the State

Vaccinations in Evanston and Available Locations The City reported this evening that it has administered or distributed nearly 16,000 total COVID-19 vaccine doses as part of Phase 1a and 1b. This includes 1st and 2nd doses administered at City vaccination events, as well as doses the City has distributed to local hospitals and healthcare partners. […]

Posted inCity News

Draft Guidelines Set Minimal Proof to Qualify for Proposed Housing Reparations Program

On Feb. 25, Kimberly Richardson, Deputy City Manager, made a brief presentation about draft guidelines to qualify for one of the housing reparations programs being recommended by the City’s Reparations Subcommittee. The Reparations Fund In November 2019, City Council decided to create a Reparations Fund and to deposit up to $10 million in City tax […]

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COVID-19 Update on Feb. 26: Twenty-three New Cases in Evanston, 2,441 in the State

The United Center Vaccination Site Gov. JB Pritzker announced today that the United Center will open as a vaccination site starting on March 10. “All of our State’s residents will have access to the United Center, which will be open to expanded Phase 1b plus populations that includes high risk conditions,” said Gov. Pritzker. “I’m […]