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City Agrees to Dismiss James Park Litigation Against Utilities

On April 9, United States District Court Judge John Z. Lee denied the City of Evanston’s motion for a preliminary injunction against Northern Illinois Gas Company and Commonwealth Edison Company in a lawsuit brought by the City against the utilities. The lawsuit alleged that the utilities were responsible for environmental contamination in the area of […]

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Candidates for School District 202 Debate: What They Say About the Earned Honors Program

About 150 persons turned out for a debate among the eight candidates for the School District 202 (Evanston Township High School) Board – the first of several debates to be held before the April 9 election. The candidates are Elena Garcia Ansani, Andrew Bezaitis, Bill Geiger, Deborah Graham (incumbent), Doug Holt, Gretchen Livingston (incumbent), Casey […]

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Committee Considers Early Closing for Southwest and Howard-Hartrey TIFS

Members of the City’s Economic Development Committee made no formal decision regarding a proposal from City staff to close two of the City’s tax increment financing (TIF) districts ahead of schedule but instead requested additional information about projects in both the Southwest and the Howard-Hartrey TIFs. Any decision by the Committee would be a recommendation […]