The Northwest Water Commission is nearly ready to take on its first customer -- the city of Des Plaines -- which means the agency will be purchasing about $1 million more water from Evanston each year.
An air conditioner, a bicycle, and computer equipment were among items taken in a burglary in the 200 block of Asbury Avenue. This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
A lawnmower left unattended in the yard of a home in the 1700 block of Grey Avenue was stolen yesterday. Also, three bicycles were stolen and four reports of graffiti were received. These and other stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.
One of the theories behind the inclusionary housing ordinance that aldermen sent to a subcommittee this week for revamping is that housing costs in Evanston have increasingly tended to exclude people who aren't rich.