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Evanston’s Health Services: One Year Later

After offering clinical health services to residents and non-residents for decades, the City’s Department of Health and Human Services is undergoing a significant restructuring. The shift follows the decision by the City Council in February 2007 to cut most of the clinical services provided by the Health Department. The cuts, said then-City Manager Julia Carroll, […]

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Blue Ribbon Committee’s Review of Pension Shortfalls Taking Shape

While the Blue Ribbon Committee formed to review the police and firefighters’ pension funds is still gathering and reviewing information, there seems to be a consensus that the City’s former actuary, Ted Windsor, used aggressive assumptions in estimating the City’s annual required contributions to the pension funds and in estimating the amount of the City’s […]

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Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, at a packed Fountain Square, Evanston honored the men and women who gave their lives for their country. Byron Wilson, a World War II veteran, said he went to school and played ball with many of the men whose names were listed as killed in action in World War II on the […]

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The EHC Saga Continues as ‘General Dawes’ Requests the Return of His Mansion

General Charles Gates Dawes returned to Evanston last week to urge his fellow Evanstonians to help him reclaim his mansion at 225 Greenwood St. Hired by the group, historical actor Robert Lindsey addressed the “dear citizens of Evanston,” telling them he thought he had “deeded my house to Northwestern University so the people would […]