Evanston residents will be able to use the City’s beaches for free on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays this coming beach season, with City Council members looking at making all beaches free in 2022. At the May 24 City Council meeting, Council Members approved the free beach days for 2021 after a proposal by Eighth Ward Council Member Devon Reid calling for completely […]
Artists Book House, led by Evanston Township High School alum and award-winning author Audrey Niffenegger, received City Council approval earlier this month to lease the Harley Clarke mansion, 2603 Sheridan Road, […]
Videos from police officers’ body-worn cameras are used as evidence not only in court cases but also in complaints against a police officer. Some even have value as training videos, said […]
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