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Frigid Weather, Davis Street Fire Benefit Among This Week's Top Stories

Catch up on the biggest stories of the week in Evanston.

Dempster Beach on Thursday. Photo by Evanston Patch reader John Martin.
Dempster Beach on Thursday. Photo by Evanston Patch reader John Martin.
The following stories were among the most-read articles on Evanston Patch last week:

Extreme Cold and Snow: Parking Restrictions, School Cancellations
All public schools were closed Monday and Tuesday, while residents were asked to voluntarily comply with parking restrictions as city crews worked to remove snow.

City Issues Safety Tips For Extreme Cold Monday
Evanston Health Department Director Evonda Thomas-Smith offered tips on how to stay safe from frostbite and other issues during the extreme cold weather.

Groupon Co-Founder Sells Evanston Mansion For $4 Milion
Ousted former CEO Andrew Mason recently sold his Evanston estate, which has lake views from every room and 186 feet of Lake Michigan frontage.

Benefit Planned to Help Employees of Businesses Devastated By Davis Street Fire
Local music venue 27 Live is hosting a benefit to help support employees of three businesses that burned down.

Metra Cancels Four Inbound Trains Tuesday Morning
Metra cancelled four trains on its Union Pacific North Line and modified the schedule of three others Tuesday because of continuing sub zero temperatures.

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