Local community approves over $70,000 for new trees

Neighborhoods stripped of trees caused by the emerald ash borer infestation the last several years will finally see the green light. The Plainfield Village Board Monday approved the purchase of additional 200 parkway trees from the Suburban Tree Consortium at ...

Plainfield North freshman wins MLK oratory contest

Plainfield North High School freshman Lauren Latimore recently won the fourth annual Martin Luther King Oratory Contest. Latimore was one of about 10 high school students who spoke about leadership and what it means to empower disenfranchised individuals. The contest ...

2017 Plainfield Irish Parade

The 2017 Plainfield Irish Parade will occur on Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m., and will cause traffic delays in and around the Village of Plainfield, and also Plainfield Central High School. Unless participating in, or viewing the parade, ...

Boy’s Basketball state tournament begins

Get ready for playoff basketball!

H.S. Boy’s Basketball: Joliet West ends regular season on high note

Joliet West finished its impressive regular season at Plainfield North with a 68-44 win on Wednesday night.

School is not just about test scores

It’s been said many times before, but I will say it again: school is not just about test scores. Children learn what they live, and they live what they learn. Along with science, math, English, social studies, etc., District 202 ...

Planfield Library hosting author Geralyn Hesslau Magrady March 2

Geralyn Hesslau Magrady, author of “Lines” and winner of the Soon-to-Be-Famous Illinois Author Award, will visit the Plainfield Public Library for a book signing on Thursday, March 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. The Library is located at 15025 S. ...

Senator Bertino-Tarrant hosting kids’ fair Feb. 20

The kids' fair will be held on Feb. 20 at Troy Middle School in Plainfield.

Plainfield board of education candidates’ forum set for Feb. 23

Voters are invited to attend a District 202 school board candidates forum set for Feb. 23 in Plainfield.

High school boy's basketball schedule for Jan. 20-21

Check out this weekend's local boy's basketball schedule.

Kayaking partnership for Plainfield

People who enjoy kayaking could be in store for a good time when the weather warms up in the Village of Plainfield later this spring. The Plainfield Village Board recently said they would review a proposed concession agreement with Naperville ...

Plainfield's next “Chat with the Chiefs” is Jan. 25

Bring your law enforcement and emergency response questions to the next 'Chat with the Chiefs' that will be held at Plainfield's law enforcement campus.

New $5 million project to benefit commuters

The Village of Plainfield is moving ahead with plans to construct a park-n-ride facility to serve Pace bus customers who commute for work to downtown Chicago. Right now, commuters park in Plainfield Village Hall and nearby streets prior to boarding ...

PSD 202 Board OK’s $194.4 million 2016 property tax levy

Community Consolidated School District 202 will ask the Will and Kendall County clerks for $194,442,654 in local property taxes (including bond and interest) through the district’s 2016 levy – about $10.4 million less than last year’s levy. The Board approved ...

Racich steps down from Plainfield board

Racich served on the board for over 10 years and before that was the village's plan commissioner.