Evanston residents and other interested groups had their first chance Tuesday night to weigh in on a proposed ban on single-use shopping bags.While opinions ran the gamut - from favorable to opposed - all agreed that they would like to see Evanston become a greener place.
More immigrants to the area are bypassing the City of Chicago completely and moving directly to the northern suburbs, according to a new study by the Voorhees Center for Neighborhood and Community Improvement at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The report finds that the foreign-born popul
The Chicago Transit Authority is considering several options for how to modernize its century-old Red and Purple Lines on Chicago’s North Side and in Evanston, and this week officials revealed that some of those options would involve closing stations.
An Evanston woman believed to be the oldest resident of Illinois has died at the age of 111. Authorities say Evelyn Margaret Ralston died in her sleep Wednesday at an Evanston nursing home. The Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group says Ms.Ralston was believe
Illinois lawmakers are considering some hot-button measures this week. The state House of Representatives has voted down a medical-marijuana bill and approved an expansion of rights for same-sex couples.
Illinois lawmakers are considering a bill that would license nationally certified midwives to attend home births in the state without supervision by a physician or an advanced nurse.The measure’s chief sponsor, state Rep.