Evanston Firewood Sale to Begin November 5

Posted in Events, firewood sale, Public Works

The City of Evanston’s annual firewood sale will begin on Saturday, November 5, and will continue through March of 2017 or until supplies are exhausted. Sale hours are Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 2310 Oakton St., between the Recycling Center and the Evanston Animal Shelter. Prices are as follows: 4’x4’x1.5’ x 2: $175 4’x4’x1.5’: $100 2’x4’x1.5’: $65 1’x4’x1.5’: $40 Payment by personal check is preferred, although payment can also be made by cash. Credit cards are…more »

Registration for Zombie Scramble Now Closed

Posted in Events

Due to overwhelming demand, registration for the 2016 Zombie Scramble is now closed. Thank you to all who registered. The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department is still seeking "zombie" volunteers and makeup artists for the event on Saturday, October 22. Visit VolunteerEvanston.org to register. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.  …more »

Fall Flea Market at Robert Crown Center November 5

Posted in Events, Parks and Recreation

On Saturday, November 5, community members are invited to attend Robert Crown Center's Fall Flea Market, located at 1701 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. The annual market connects people who are looking to resell their great “stuff” to folks who like a bargain and believe in the three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle! Anticipated sale items include sporting equipment, household goods, jewelry, books, and more, including household items…more »

Luke Stowe Appointed City of Evanston Chief Information Officer

Posted in Government

City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz today announced the appointment of Luke Stowe as Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Evanston. Stowe has been serving as the interim Information Technology Division Manager since August, has served as Digital Services Manager since March, and before that served as the City’s Digital Services Coordinator beginning in 2012. Stowe will lead a newly consolidated team comprised of the Information Technology (IT) and Digital Services Divisions, and will work to ensure the City…more »

Early Voting for Suburban Cook County Voters Begins October 24

Early voting for the November 8 Presidential Election will begin on Monday, October 24 and continue through Monday, November 7. At the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave., early voting will take place in Room G300.  Day(s) Date(s) Time Monday-Friday October 24 - October 28 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   October 31 - November 4 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.   November 7 (Monday) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday October 29 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  …more »

City of Evanston to Host "It's the Great Pumpkin Compost" Collection Event November 5

Posted in Events, Halloween, Sustainability

This fall, community members can rescue their Halloween pumpkins and jack-o’-lanterns from withering on the front porch or ending up in the trash by participating in the City's “It's the Great Pumpkin Compost” collection event. The inaugural event will take place on Saturday, November 5, from 9 a.m. to noon, in the parking lots of the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge Ave., and the Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave. The free “drive-up, drop-off” event provides residents an opportunity…more »

City of Evanston Seeks Public Comment on 2017 Action Plan

Posted in Community Development, Government

Evanston Announces Sale of Howard Street Building to Ward Eight Cocktail Lounge Owners

Newsy Items on Monday City Council Agenda

Watch Chicago Cubs NLCS Playoff Games at Evanston Community Centers

Posted in Events, Parks and Recreation

Community Alert - Unauthorized Flyer Being Distributed to Residents

City of Evanston Police and Fire Departments Provide 2016 Halloween Safety Tips

Posted in Fire, Halloween, Police, safety

City of Evanston and Northwestern University Announce Second Good Neighbor Fund Allocation

Celebrate Día de los Muertos at the Levy Center October 30

Posted in Arts, Events

Free Public Art Workshop with Indira Freitas Johnson October 20

Posted in Arts, Events

City of Evanston Releases 2017 Proposed Budget

Posted in Budget, City Council

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