Arrington Lakefront Lagoon Renovation Project Update

Renovations to the Arrington Lakefront Lagoon have continued despite heavy rains in June and early July. Work completed to date includes demolition, basin piping installations, site excavation, sub-grading, partial pavement base installation, partial waterfall masonry reconstruction, proof-rolling, soil testing, and a variety of material procurements. The following work is scheduled for the next two months (weather permitting): August: Completion of waterfall masonry work, additional plumbing/mechanical installations, masonry reconstruction at the WPA steps, concrete, permeable concrete and brick pavement installations,…more »

Nicor to Resume Gas Service Replacement, New Meter Installation in Evanston July 21 through October 31

Posted in Nicor construction, Utilities, Utilities Department

From July 21 through October 31, 2014, Nicor's subcontractor, NPL Construction, will resume the replacement of residential gas services in two locations in Evanston: Area bordered by Dodge Ave., Lyons St., Green Bay Rd. and Payne St. (Map) Area bordered by Dodge Ave., Mulford St., Ridge Ave. and Oakton St. (Map) After the new gas services are installed, United Meters Inc. will begin scheduling the installation of new gas meters. New gas meters will be installed outside of residences…more »

Team Evanston Soccer Brings Home National Championship

The City of Evanston congratulates the Team Evanston soccer club on winning the Under-14 Boys US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup on July 13, bringing a national championship to the city! "It's a great feeling to be National Champions," said Issac Moushi, Team Evanston head coach. "The players did not know what to expect, however once the ball rolled, they blocked the nature of the competition and played the game the way they have been trained." Team Evanston took…more »

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Planned for Evanston North of Central St. July 23

Posted in Mosquitos

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) will conduct targeted adult mosquito control operations in Evanston north of Central St. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting. The specific NSMAD map numbers in Evanston to be treated are: 2-35 Evanston & Wilmette 3-34 Evanston & Wilmette 4-33 Evanston & Wilmette For detailed information regarding the specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated, please view the NSMAD map at…more »

Evanston Youth Invited to Premiere Film Work at Starlight Movie Series

The City of Evanston invites local youth ages 21 and younger to submit their locally-made, short films to be screened as opening trailers during the 2014 Starlight Movies in the Park series. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, August 29. Valid entries must be 15 minutes or less, formatted on a DVD-R disc that can be played in the U.S., and include the name of the participant, their role(s) in the production, age, address, email and phone number. Interested…more »

Celebrate 100 Years of Safe Water in Evanston July 26

In honor of Evanston’s 100th year of safe, reliable filtered water, the City’s Department of Utilities invites all community members to attend its open house on Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Evanston Water Treatment Facility, 555 Lincoln St. Attendees will get to explore the water facility, browse through numerous artifact displays spanning 100 years, speak with staff about operations, and more. Light refreshments will be served. The event will also include remarks from…more »

Noah's Playground for Everyone Wins "Best of 2014" Award

Young Local Artists Encouraged to Sell Their Work at the Lakeshore Arts Festival

First West Nile Virus Positive Mosquitoes in Evanston Reported for 2014

Posted in Health

Evanston Residents Invited to Review and Discuss Fair Housing Analysis July 22

Posted in Community Development, Government, Housing

Residents Reminded to Check Second-installment Tax Bills for Exemptions

Posted in Assessor's Office, taxes

Residents Encouraged to Provide Feedback on Public Transportation in Evanston

Posted in CTA, Government, Transportation

ComEd to Perform Alley Restoration Work Beginning July 10

Valli Produce Announces Plans to Sublease Expanded Grocery Space in Evanston Plaza

Posted in Economic Development, evanston

City's Fourth Annual Recycling Fair to Include Medications Disposal

Posted in Events, Public Works, Recycling, Sustainability

Evanston Only City in Nation to Receive 2014 PTI Tech Savvy Award

Posted in Award