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Good Morning, Evanston
     It’s Aug. 19, the 231st day of the year; 134 days remain in 2018. The National Weather Service reports that yesterday’s Lake Michigan temperatures were 81 at the Chicago shore, 66 at the Chicago crib and 77 at the Wilmette buoy.
Division Chief Dwight Hohl Announces his Retirement
     Division Chief Dwight Hohl has announced his retirement from the Evanston Fire Department after 26 years of dedicated service.
Robert Crown Center Project Community Meeting Aug. 31
     he City of Evanston invites community members to attend its fifth neighborhood meeting for the Robert Crown Community Center, Ice Complex and Library Project.
Evanston CommUNITY Picnic Set for August 26
     Community members of all ages are invited to the City of Evanston’s 2018 CommUNITY Picnic for a final celebration before children go back to school.
Evanston Moves to Dismiss Skokie's Federal Lawsuit
     On Aug. 14, the City of Evanston, its Mayor and aldermen moved to dismiss the complaint filed in federal court against them by the Village of Skokie and several of its residents.
ECF Accepting Root2fruit Grant Applications
     The Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) is now accepting grant applications for its root2fruit grant program.


Still Working on the 2019 Budget: Program and Service Cuts and Increases in Fees Likely
The City is promising rigorous scrutiny of its programs and services and extensive outreach to the community as staff members continue to work on the 2019 City budget. Residents can expect a combination of reduced services and increased taxes or fees, or both.

Monday, August 6, 2018


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City News
• City to Pursue Demolition of Clarke Mansion
• Council Approves Graduated Increase in Real Estate Transfer Tax, Subject to Referendum
• Evanston Moves to Dismiss Skokie's Federal Lawsuit
• Council Denies Review of House on Edgemere Court
• A Modest Tweak to Citizen Comment
• Council Approves Expansion Of Body-Worn Cameras
• Human Services Committee Declines Proposed Aid-in-Dying Ordinance
• Progress on and Plans for Affordable Housing Here
• County Describes Plans for New Residence
• African Roots Run Deep

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Oak Savannah Tells Story of Evanston's Natural History
• Hooked on Fishing: Spots for Good Fishing and Family Fun
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Schools
• MAP Normative Data Shows Significantly Higher Achievement Levels for CPS Students than NAEP or PARCC
• EC2C Puts the Focus on 'Systems Change'
• Books and Breakfast: A Big Impact in Just an Hour a Day
• Freedom School Summer Program Continues in Evanston
• UNITY Scholarship Recipients Honored

Sports
• Wildkits Football Bounce Back Against Fremd
• Robert Crown Participates In The Theatre On Ice Nationals
• Flying Fish Compete at Championship Meets, Gibson Shines
• Justin Wynn Soccer Fest on Sept. 2
• Evanstonians and Special Olympics Success
• Garron, Wilburn Earn Repeat Trips to State Track Finals
• Evanston Lifeguards Have Fun, Excel at Northshore Games

Art & Life
• Building a Sustainable Community Begins with Fifth Ward Children
• On, Above and Behind Sherman Avenue
• Book by Dawes Teacher Explores Immigration and Departure
• JRC Members Journey to Alabama to Explore Racism's Legacy
• 'Merry Wives of Windsor' Returns to Shakespeare on the Ridge
• Another Sphere of Usefulness Literary news you can use from Evanston Public Library's blog The Book Bird
• Dark Tyranny Depicted In 'Richard III'
• 10 Young Men Complete 'Healthy Masculinity' Program
• Student Wins Poetry Contest
• Island Fantasy - Real Jamaican Food at Good2Go on Howard

Opinion
• Editorial: A Path We Should Walk Down, Toward Lincoln Street Beach
• Summer in Evanston: A Hot Time in the Old Town
• #MeToo Needs a #WeToo
• The Case of the Missing '
• Public Trust and Distrust: Evanston's Newest Beach



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