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A Foot Pursuit and Physical Struggle Leads to a Gun Arrest
     Just before midnight on July 13, Evanston Police Officers were on patrol in the area of Dodge Avenue  and Foster Street. Officers were patrolling the area due to recent disturbances when they observed a large group, and they became concerned that another disturbance might take place.
Schakowsky Statement on President Trump's Meeting with Vladimir Putin
     Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, a Chief Deputy Whip, released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s meeting and press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ...
NU Third Annual Community Picnic on July 21
     The Community Picnic will be held on Saturday, July 21 from 3 to 6 p.m. on the East Lawn of Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive on NU's Evanston campus.
Food Truck Festival and Starlight Concert at Brummel Park July 17
     Community members can sample menu items from ten food trucks and enjoy the music of South Boulevard Band at Brummel Park on Tuesday, July 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
World Arts and Music Festival at Dawes Park July 21 and 22
     Community members are invited to travel the world without leaving town at the World Arts and Music Festival at Arrington Lakefront Lagoon at Dawes Park on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22, from noon to 7 p.m.
 City and Smylie Brothers Reach Agreement on Termination of Lease
     Smylie Brothers and the City of Evanston walked away from the recycling center venture on July 9, each with some gain, some loss, and, on the City’s side, relief and disappointment.

City Increases Debt Limit, Approves $85 Million in Bond Issues for 2018, 2019
Rendering of the proposed ice-skating rink at Robert Crown from City of Evanston website
Rendering of the proposed ice-skating rink at Robert Crown from City of Evanston website
At the June 25 City Council meeting aldermen unanimously approved an amendment to the City’s budget policy that increased the City’s debt limit by $37 million – from $113 million to $150 million.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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•  Pill Bottle Project Continued
This letter is from the Evanston Sunrise Lions Club. We...

City News
• Police Chief Announces Resignation
• Aldermen Approve Up to $85 Million in Bonds For Crown, Other Projects
•  City and Smylie Brothers Reach Agreement on Termination of Lease
• Increase in Real Estate Transfer Tax Still a Possibility
• Fountain Square and Robert Crown: Two Projects, Two Processes
• Politicians Speak Out at DPOE Immigration Town Hall
• Committee Readjustments
• Alderman Rue Simmons Moves to Vacate Default Judgment
• Local Employment Job Fair for the New Roberty Crown Center, Ice Complex & Library
• Kimberly Richardson New Deputy City Manager

• The Traffic Guy Hears ...
• Hooked on Fishing: At Least It Is Summer

• Redesign of Oakton Elementary School Focuses on Project Based Learning and STEAM
• ETHS Still 'Organized for Improvement' Says Latest 5Essentials Survey
• District 202 School Board Approves Tentative Budget for FY'19
• Early Childhood Experiences Have an Enormous Impact on How a Child's Brain Develops
• ETHS Puts Equity Work on Display For Visiting School Administrators
• From Parking Lot to Vacant Lot
• SLC Brick Garden Raises Money for PreSchool Scholarships
• F65 Welcomes New Board Members, Launches Executive Director Search
• Sarah Hartwick, New Executive Director of ED-RED

• ETHS Wraps Up Strong Spring Sports Season
• Garron, Wilburn Earn Repeat Trips to State Track Finals
• Nearly 5,000 Turn Out for Race Against Hate

Art & Life
• Lorraine Morton's Worthwhile Life Documented by Local Historians
• Evanston Lighthouse Lamp Prisms Shine With Preservation and New Light
• Operation Moonwatch: Citizen Scientists Spot the First Space Age Satellites
• When the Travel Section Starts To Look Peaky
• Mudlark Kicks Off Outdoor Theater Season With a Study of Anger and Power
• Canal Shores' Ecological Restoration Efforts Honored
• Y.O.U. and the Talking Farm Celebrate Community Day
• Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Delivers Dreams, Cleans Playground, Honors Scholarship Recipients
• Second Repari Clinic at the Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse
• What's Big, Green and Eats Books by the Carload

• Editorial: We Urge City Council to Preserve Social Services, and Explain Cost Increases on Crown Center
• Room for a View: Breakthrough
• Room for a View: Joy
• Room for a View: The Nature of Relationships
• Mayor Stephen Hagerty's ETHS Commencement Speech

The beach at the lighthouse did not always belong to Evanston and historically there were no dunes. When the Lighthouse Service decommissioned the lighthouse in 1935, the North East Park District of Evanston, now the Lighthouse Park District, noticed that the federal government was no longer using the lighthouse grounds or the beach.

Mayor Hagerty's State of the City Address
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