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Toys for Tots Collection

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is collecting new toy donations for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Toys may be dropped off at any of our four fire stations between 7 am and 8 pm every day. ...

Plainfield tree lighting at Village Green Park

The Grinch returns to the Plainfield Park District's Village Green Park on Nov. 30 for the annual 'Grinchmas on the Green' tree lighting celebration. The event is part of the Park District and Plainfield Chamber of Commerce's Heart of Christmas ...

More trucks on the roads in Plainfield

Anyone driving down Route 30 in Plainfield better get used to seeing a lot more trucks on the roadway. The Plainfield Village Board Monday granted approval for a truck freight terminal at 13915 S. Route 30. TVA Logistics Inc., a ...

District 202 schools high marks on 2019 state report card

Plainfield – All 28 District 202 schools tested last spring on the Illinois Assessment of Readiness (IAR) state achievement exam have been designated as either “Exemplary” or “Commendable” under the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA.) The ESSA is the federal ...

Village Green project nears end

The light truly is at the end of the tunnel for Plainfield residents who live in the downtown area. The three-year $2.75 million construction project that has brought many trucks and plenty of mess in their neighborhoods should be completed ...

Plainfield plows ahead with snow contracts

Though measurable snow has yet to fall on the ground, the Village of Plainfield is already preparing for the upcoming months when messy and icy road conditions will become part of the everyday norm. The Plainfield Village Board Monday authorized ...

Demolition delayed for 1800’s home

A property that dates back to the 1800s has been temporarily saved from the wrecking ball. The Plainfield Village Board Monday unanimously delayed the demolition request for a residential structure at 24120-24122 W. Lockport St., which is located within the ...

Alleged hazing incident at Plainfield Central High School

Plainfield, IL-On Friday, October 18th, 2019, the Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 informed the Plainfield Police Department of an incident that occurred on Thursday afternoon (10/17/2019) at Plainfield Central High School, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield, IL.

Troy Trojan Baseball Team Places 4th at State

The Troy Community School District 30-C community congratulates its Troy Middle School Trojan Baseball Team for placing fourth at the recent IESA Class 3A State Baseball Tournament. In September, the Trojans beat Minooka 10-0 in five innings to become Regional ...

Plainfield’s finances solid

Just like everyone must balance their checkbooks, the Village of Plainfield and other communities also must endure a process where books are opened and evaluated to determine if finances are in order. The Plainfield Board was brought up to date ...

Plainfield oks banquet hall

It’s officials, the Village of Plainfield agrees to the opening of a special events facility in downtown. On Monday by a 4-2 vote adopted an ordinance granting special use approval for the Sanctuary Plainfield at 24216 W. Lockport St. Several ...

Plainfield says no to dispensaries

The Village of Plainfield will not be getting into the soon-to-be legalized cannabis business. The Plainfield Village Board Monday by a vote of 5-1 adopted a resolution stating it will not allow dispensaries selling marijuana products to open in the ...

Plainfield special program on Opioids, Vaping, Marijuana

The Plainfield Parent Community Network at Plainfield Dist. 202 High School’s will help parents learn about three of the most controversial topics of the past several years -- vaping, marijuana and opioids -- at its first program for the 2019-20 ...

Plainfield gearing up for impact of legalized marijuana

The law enforcement community will not be the only ones impacted by the legalization of marijuana in the new year. Communities like Plainfield will also have to decide how much reach the cannabis industry will have in relation to businesses ...

Plainfield East HS to host motivational speaker for students

Last year, members of the Plainfield East High School Black Student Association (BSA) club heard Ernest Crim speak for the first time at Joliet Junior College. They were so moved by Crim’s speech that they asked him to visit their ...

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