Community Members Invited to Attend Reception Celebrating Loan of Frances Willard Sculpture August 26

Posted in Events

On Friday, August 26, at 7 p.m., community members are invited to celebrate the installation of a bronze bust of Frances Willard in the first floor lobby of the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. The Evanston Arts Council will receive the sculpture, created by sculptor Loredo Taft in 1931, on loan from the National Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Frances Willard House. The event will feature the reading of a prize-winning essay by Aela Morris, and remarks…more »

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Planned for August 24

Posted in Mosquitos

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) will be conducting targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston, Kenilworth, Skokie, Wilmette and Winnetka on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting. The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated are: A-14 - Winnetka B-07 - Wilmette & Winnetka B-08 - Kenilworth, Wilmette & Winnetka B-13 - Evanston, Skokie & Wilmette B-14 - Evanston & Wilmette B-15 - Evanston & Wilmette…more »

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Planned for August 23

Posted in Mosquitos

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District (NSMAD) will conduct targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston and Skokie on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting. The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated are: • B-19 - Evanston • B-20 - Evanston • C-07 - Evanston • C-08 - Evanston • C-14 - Evanston & Skokie • C-15 - Evanston • C-20 - Evanston & Skokie For more…more »

Community Input Sought for Allocating Church Street Waste Transfer Station Budget

Posted in Public Works, Refuse, survey, Sustainability

The City is seeking public input on the community’s priorities for budgeting the roughly $1.2 million that was awarded to the City in a settlement with Advanced Disposal, the current operator of the Church Street Waste Transfer Station. Community members are invited to complete a survey online at cityofevanston.org/transfer-station-information from Monday, August 22 through Monday, September 5, 2016. The survey is available in English and Spanish. Print versions of the survey are available at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, 1655…more »

2016 End of Season Schedule Announced for Evanston Beaches

Posted in Beach, Parks and Recreation

Due to seasonal lifeguard and beach staff going back to school, some Evanston beaches will have reduced weekday hours for swimming for the remainder of the 2016 summer season. Beaches with limited weekday hours include: Greenwood Street Beach and South Boulevard Beach - Open for swimming from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays, beginning Monday, August 22 through Friday, September 2. Clark Street Beach - Open for swimming from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays, beginning Wednesday,…more »

City of Evanston Launches #WalkEvanston Back-to-School Crosswalk Safety Campaign

Posted in Community Development, Public Works, Sustainability, Transportation

As the school year begins, the City of Evanston is reminding pedestrians of tips for safe travel and encouraging them to alert the City about locations where crosswalk push buttons may not be functioning. The City’s Public Works Agency currently maintains 102 intersections with traffic signals. Of those, approximately 60 percent have pedestrian crosswalk push buttons, which trigger a pedestrian walk signal when it's their turn in the next traffic cycle. Residents who've encountered an intersection where they believe…more »

Experience Live Mariachi, Folkloric Dance and More at the 5th Annual "Jalisco en Evanston" September 1

Posted in Events, Levy Center

City Partners with Northwestern University Design for America Team to Launch Bicycle Signage Pilot Program

Posted in Community Development, Public Works, Sustainability, Transportation

Evanston Events to Celebrate Women's Equality Day on August 26

Posted in Arts, events, Noyes Art Gallery

Evanston Community Members Encouraged to Provide Feedback on Wayfinding Signage

Posted in Community Development, survey

Enjoy Food, Activities and Entertainment at the Evanston CommUNITY Picnic August 21

Posted in Community Picnic, Events, Parks and Recreation

Cook County Board of Review Accepting Evanston Property Assessment Appeals through August 30

Posted in Property Taxes

Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center Open House August 18

Posted in Events, Gibbs-Morrison, Parks and Recreation

2016 CDBG Street Resurfacing and SNAP Lighting Project Begins August 22

Posted in Construction, Public Works, street resurfacing, Traffic

Evanston Receives 2016 PTI Tech Savvy Award

Posted in Award, Government

Community Alert for IRS Scam with 'Spoofed' Number

Posted in Police

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