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Gaspard Resigns, City Manager Is Appointed New Township Supervisor

Township Supervisor Gary Gaspard submitted his resignation on Oct. 17, effective Oct. 18. In a short letter to Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and City/Township Clerk Rodney Greene, Mr. Gaspard said the job “requires more time than I anticipated. Because of the time commitments, I regret to tell you I can no longer serve.” At a special […]

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Carroll Properties Proposal Likely to Pass Council

The Carroll Properties development team – owner Robert King, architect Michael Jerome of Fitzgerald Associates, attorney Gregg Gaines of DLA Piper and builder Alan Schachtman of Fifield Realty – presented the plan for 1890 Maple Ave. and 1881 Oak Ave., now consolidated into a single apartment complex, at two meetings last week. In 2006 and […]

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Road to Electricity Aggregation Is Clear; For Township, Path Is Murkier

Voters in the March 20 election approved the two referendum questions placed on the ballot, one by the City and one by the trustees of Evanston Township. Even before the election, the City had the next step toward electricity aggregation in mind: Proceed to operation and governance. There is no clear road, however, to dissolving […]