An effort to suspend Body Mass Index (BMI) testing for a year in the physical education program in the Evanston/Skokie District 65 middle schools was narrowly defeated Monday night by the school board on an issue that positioned the administration and the board leadership on opposite sides.
Someone threw a padlock Sunday night at a 2013 Hyundai at a gas station in the 1900 block of Green Bay Road, damaging the hood of the car. This story and others in the weekend roundup of crime from Evanston police.
Northwestern University’s SiNode Systems, a clean-tech startup that develops lithium-ion battery anodes that significantly increase energy capacity and charging speed, has won the second annual U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition.
In what apparently is the first concrete result of the evanstARTs report, Evanston aldermen tonight will be asked to add another arts position to the city staff at a net cost of as much as $75,000 a year.