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District 65 School Board Discusses Proposed Cuts of $1.9 Million for 2021-22 School Year

On March 8, the District 65 Finance Committee considered a list of proposed cuts in expenses for the 2021-22 school year (FY’22) that was prepared by Kathy Zalewski, the District’s Business Manager. The proposed cuts total $1.9 million. Last month, the Business Office presented updated financial projections for FY’22-FY’26 to the Finance Committee. Ms. Zalewski […]

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Longtime Incumbents Wilson, Rainey Out of the Running: Final Cook County Primary Results

Fourth Ward Alderman Donald Wilson, one of the Evanston City Council’s most prominent voices, and Eighth Ward Alderman Ann Rainey, the Council’s longest-serving member and a force in Evanston politics for decades, will not be advancing to the April 6 general election, based on final primary returns posted on the Cook County Clerk’s Election site […]

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Critics of Restorative Housing Reparations Program Voice Concern and Anger Ahead of Vote by City Council

Residents who formed the group “Evanston Rejects Racist Reparations” staged a protest at 10:30 a.m. on March 6 in front of the Med/Men cannabis dispensary at 1804 Maple Ave., where 35 to 40 people gathered, including speakers, supporters and members of the media. The protest was first announced by former Evanston mayoral candidate Sebastian Nalls […]

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311 Turns 10 on 3/1

Come rain, snow, sleet, and pandemics, Evanston 311 is here for you. Evanston 311 turns ten years-old today.  Since launching on March 1, 2011, the City’s customer service system has fielded 1.4 million phone calls, text messages and emails, according to Sue Pontarelli, 311 Service Desk Manager. Questions, comments and requests for help accessing City […]