Five young Northwestern University faculty members -- Oliver Cossairt, Kate Juschenko, James Rondinelli, Evan Scott and Keith Tyo -- have received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation.
Preliminary estimates indicate that the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 is in danger of losing up to $7 million in state funds due to the refusal of a small number of students to take state-mandated tests.
A cyclist locked his bike to a CTA bike rack on Central Street yesterday morning. When he returned a few hours later, the bike was gone. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
A committee reviewing options for the city-owned Harley Clarke mansion tried to agree on the merits of three radically different future uses for the property Wednesday night while also listening to residents advance a bunch of other proposals.
Some aldermen Monday night suggested that requiring new planned developments to include affordable housing on site would help end economic segregation in Evanston. It's an interesting argument, but one that ignores where most new development is taking place.
Stung by the refusal of North Shore Towing to reimburse the city for costs of equipment damaged fighting a fire at the tow yard last August, Evanston aldermen this week strengthened provisions of the city's hazardous material cost recovery program.