Registration Now Open for Youth Citizen Police Academy July 18-22

Posted in Police

The Evanston Police Department is now accepting applications for the 5th annual Youth Citizen Police Academy, July 18-22, 2016. The free week-long program gives Evanston residents between the ages of 13-17 years the opportunity to learn about the issues affecting law enforcement efforts in the City of Evanston and how to develop a partnership with the police department. The deadline to register is Monday, July 11, 2016. A printable application is available online at It can be completed…more »

Adult Mosquito Control Operations Planned for Evanston June 29

The North Shore Mosquito Abatement District will conduct targeted adult mosquito control operations in portions of Evanston and other communities on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., weather permitting. The specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated in Evanston are:   C-08 - Evanston (East of Chicago Ave.) C-15 - Evanston (East of Chicago Ave.) For detailed information regarding the specific NSMAD map numbers to be treated, please click on the following…more »

Newsy Items on Monday City Council Agenda

1.  Discussion of City Youth and Young Adult Division staffing. 2.  Consideration of compensation adjustments for Mayor, City Council and City Clerk beginning with 80th City Council. 3.  Consideration of opening Harley Clarke Mansion for one day tour of facility. 4.  Consideration of ordinance allowing for special use for a Goodwill Store resale establishment at 1916 Dempster. Agenda Packet…more »

Divvy Bike Share Rolls Into Evanston Next Week

Posted in Community Development, divvy, Transportation

With 100 Bikes at 10 Stations, Evanston Joins Divvy’s Regional Transportation System Connecting Chicago, Evanston and Oak Park The week of June 27, Divvy Bike Share will officially roll into Evanston, with 100 Divvy bikes and 10 bike share stations being installed in locations strategically chosen to provide residents, visitors and students with an additional two-wheeled transportation option. Divvy allows riders to get quickly from Point A to Point B, and is intended for short trips within Evanston or…more »

Celebrate Independence Day 2016 in Evanston with Parade, Fireworks and Activities

Posted in Holiday, Independence Day

The Evanston Fourth of July Association has planned a terrific Independence Day celebration for Monday, July 4, 2016 with fun activities all day and evening. Community members are encouraged to share photos of their Independence Day festivities with the Evanston Fourth of July Association on Facebook and Instagram using #ETown4th. Submissions may be featured online and in future materials. Winners may qualify for VIP seating at the 2017 fireworks and parade or may be invited to serve as a…more »

City of Evanston Announces 2016 Independence Day Holiday Weekend Schedule

Posted in Holiday, Independence Day, Parks and Recreation, Refuse

The City of Evanston announces closures and refuse collection schedules for the Independence Day holiday weekend, Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4, 2016.   Facilities The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center will be closed July 2-4. All Evanston Public Library locations will be closed on July 3 and 4. The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center will be open on Saturday, July 2 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; and Monday, July…more »

First West Nile Virus Mosquitoes Reported in Evanston

Posted in health and human services

City of Evanston Awarded Inclusive Transportation Planning Grant

Posted in Community Development, Transportation

Temporary Water Service Shut-down on 3100-3200 Blocks of Harrison St.

City to Host 6th Annual "Evanston Recycles" Event July 9

Posted in Events, Recycling, Sustainability

Community Members Invited to Provide Comment on Draft Energy and Water Benchmarking Ordinance

Posted in Sustainability, Utilities

Street Resurfacing Planned for Portions of Brown, Chicago, Ewing Avenues, Crain Street Beginning June 27

Posted in Construction, Public Works, Traffic

Newsy Items on Monday Rules Committee and City Council Agenda

Dodge Avenue Protected Bike Lane Project Begins June 20

Posted in Public Works, Transportation

Free Summer Youth Food Service Program Runs through August 12

Posted in Parks and Recreation, Youth

Evanston Health & Human Services Department to Conduct Medication Dispensing Exercise June 15

Posted in Events, Health

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