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Alleged Thefts From Lockers at ETHS
     A video recently surfaced “implicating ETHS staff members in an alleged locker theft in the gym wing,” say officials at ETHS.
ETHS Student Has Gun in Backpack
     School officials discovered an unloaded Walther P38 semi-automatic handgun in the backpack of one of their students, say police.
Citywide Asphalt Pavement Patching to Begin April 25
     The City of Evanston will be patching large areas of asphalt pavement across the city beginning the week of April 25, 2016.
Bill Stafford, Vice-Chair of Oakton Board
     Ann E. Tennes of Skokie was elected the new chair of Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. William Stafford of Evanston was elected vice chair.
Sen. Biss Plans to Lay Out Vision for Illinois
     State Senator Daniel Biss advised constituents that he is launching a website in which he will lay out his vision for Illinois.
17-Year Old Shot on Jackson Avenue
     A 17-year old male was shot in the lower left leg while he was entering his home from the front porch in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue on April 21, police said.


'Illinois on the Brink'
“I worry that what’s going on right now is deeply destructive in a way that a lot of people only see a slice of it, and I worry that there’s not a level of communication from us in Springfield that’s adequate for the public to really understand what’s happening," Sen. Biss said.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016


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City News
• Expanded Vision of Sustainability Marks CGE's Earth Month Celebration
• Group Hopes Legislators Will Place 'Fair Tax' Referendum on November Ballot
• Council Eyes Expanding Downtown to the North
• City Revealed Hundreds of Employee Social Security Numbers
• Massage Establishment Ordinance Held
• St. Mary's Parish Seeks Compromise on Center Roof
• Council Bytes: Highlights From the April 11 City Council Meeting
• Robert Crown Project Begins in Earnest - Without Building Plan Parameters
• Evanston Farmers' Market New Ingredients for Success
• Evanston Targets Citywide Natural Habitat Designation

Columns
• The Traffic Guy hears ...
• Even in Springtime, Try the Sunshine Vitamin
• Hooked on Fishing: Spring Bite
• Hooked on Fishing: Guidelines for Early Spring Fishing

Schools
• District 65 Committee Discusses Equity Statement
• D65 Exhausts Capital Spending for 2016, Future Spending Severely Constrained
• Work on District 202 Goals Continues
• Committee Discusses Policies on Promotion
• SB 231 Would Cut State Funding to D65 and D202
• Interview with Dr. Witherspoon
• Alleged Thefts From Lockers at ETHS
• Neuroscience Public Lecture
• Speaking Their Truth: ETHS Poetry Week

Sports
• Wildkits Face Heightened Expectations
• ETHS Girls' Soccer Are on a Roll
• The Quad is Open
• New Trier Beats Wildkits in Overtime
• ETHS Girls Embrace Soccer Dominance at Lazier Field
• Girls Polo Team Breaks State Record for Shutouts.

Art & Life
• Sketchbook Moves From Alley to Avenue
• Fan Joins the Franchise, A Cub Through and Through
• From the Lost and Found Files The Case of the Mosaic Mermaid
• Noticias Latinas/Latino News
• Connections Reopens Showers After Successful Gala, ECF Grant
• Evanston Eye Wellness Opens on Main Street
• Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Award Winners
• Residents Encouraged to Choose Water, Reduce Intake of Sugary Drinks
• Bridgebuilder Award Recognizes Outstanding Youth
• NU Research Center to Focus on Water Sustainability
• Evanston Literary Festival, May 4-14

Opinion
• Editorial: Goals Without Metrics Are Meaningless
• Room for a View: Flora and Fauna
• Room for a View: Mother Earth, Father Time
• Guest Essay: We Invite You to Work for Racial Justice



Hundreds of ETHS students packed the Michael Resource Center on April 7 to listen to their peers recite poems they had written as part of the 15th annual Poetry Week. The students came during their lunch hours to hear a diverse range of styles and content; all very personal, all very real.


State of the Schools Address, 2016
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