Attend Evanston Commission on Aging Events November 13 and 17

Posted in Age Friendly, aging well, Events

The Evanston Commission on Aging invites community members to attend two free events in November exploring the theme, "Common Sense About Our Senses: Adapting to Age-Related Changes." Guests are invited to learn why senses, such as taste, touch, smell, vision and hearing, may become less acute and impact lifestyle, communication and enjoyment of activities as we age. The first presentation will feature Victoria Braund, MD, director of geriatric medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem. The event will take place Sunday,…more »

2017 Evanston Vehicle Registration Begins November 1

Posted in Parking, wheel tax

Beginning Tuesday, November 1, residents may begin to pay for their City of Evanston wheel tax, residential parking permits, and residential parking passes for 2017. The deadline to pay the wheel tax is Saturday, December 31, 2016. On Friday, October 28, preprinted renewal notices will be mailed to residents with an online renewal ID and instructions. With this renewal ID, residents can pay for wheel tax, residential parking permits and residential parking passes online at All vehicles registered…more »

City of Evanston Contracting for Additional Towing for 2016-17 Winter Season

Posted in Parking, Public Works, Snow

The City of Evanston is currently establishing contracts for emergency snow towing for the 2016-17 winter season. Those who have a tow truck and are interested in participating in the program should call 847-866-2935, email, or stop by the City’s Purchasing Division, Suite 4200, at the Morton Civic Center, located at 2100 Ridge Ave. in Evanston. Completed documentation must be received no later than 4 p.m., Tuesday, November 1, 2016.…more »

Watch Chicago Cubs World Series Games at Evanston Community Centers

Posted in events, Parks and Recreation

The City of Evanston will host watch parties at four community centers as the Chicago Cubs take on the Cleveland Indians in the World Series. Fans are invited to drop by the Chandler-Newberger Center, Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, Levy Senior Center or Robert Crown Center for the following games: Game 1: Tuesday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m. (game begins at 7 p.m.) Game 2: Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. (game begins at 7 p.m.) Game 3: Friday, October 28…more »

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 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

Luke Stowe Appointed City of Evanston Chief Information Officer

Posted in Government

Early Voting for Suburban Cook County Voters Begins October 24

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

Posted in Events, Halloween, Sustainability

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

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