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Park Dist. president elected trustee of Assoc. for Parks

Mary Kay Ludemann, President of the Plainfield Park District, was recently elected to the Illinois Association of Park Districts' (IAPD) Board of Trustees.

Changes coming to budget process

Wanting to ensure sound financial management for the Village of Plainfield, officials are initiating major policy initiatives to ensure its continued stability. Traci Pleckham, director of management services, during Monday’s committee of the whole workshop outlined the recommended updates during ...

Affordable Housing in Plainfield?

The Village of Plainfield is working with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to outline a local plan that will ensure affordable housing in the community. Jonathan Proulx, director of planning, during Monday’s committee of ...

Residential project denied for Plainfield

Concerned with traffic and opposition from nearby residents, Plainfield trustees are not willing to green light any development project in a section of the community many say is inundated with congestion from cars and trains that travel down the busy ...

Parent group seeks nominations for district award

District 202 community members are invited and encouraged to nominate a District 202 staff or community member for the 2019 CAPE Community Award. The CAPE Community Award was established in 1983 to honor individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to ...

Plainfield Capital Improvements move ahead

Whenever roads are paved or sidewalks are repaired, the actual work that people see often takes years of planning. This was a lesson the trustees learned during Monday's committee of the whole workshop as the Plainfield Village Board started the ...

Science Fair

Plainfield – The inaugural District 202 Science Fair begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Plainfield North High School, 12005 S. 248th St. PNHS senior Nick Lowe organized the fair and admission is free to spectators.

Mayor Collins: Plainfield is in “Good Financial Shape”

Touting numerous economic achievements, Mayor Michael Collins said the Village of Plainfield is in a good financial shape that has become the envy of other communities in Will County. During his State of the Village address before the Plainfield Area ...

Local officials work to keep water affordable

Continuing to offer high quality water while keeping costs down remains a challenge for the Village of Plainfield as it starts the process of determining how much should be budgeted for the new fiscal year that will begin in April. ...

Community getting ready for 17th annual parade

Irish eyes will be smiling on the Village of Plainfield in March. The Plainfield approved road closures for the 2019 Irish Parade, which will step off from Plainfield Central High School at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10. The parade will ...

Plainfield Park District open house

Plainfield Park District residents have a new option for getting fit in the New Year. The Prairie Activity & Recreation Center-PARC for short-opened at the beginning of 2019, and offers residents a new place for fitness, activity, and sports. The ...

Historic church makes it on to landmark list

A historic church in downtown Plainfield has been designated as a landmark for its architecture and history. Plymouth Congregational Church at 24022 W. Lockport St. received the landmark status during Monday's Plainfield Village Board meeting. Associate planner Kendra Kuehlem said ...

Plainfield holiday enforcement numbers

Plainfield - The Plainfield Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement December 17 – January 2, 2019 reminding motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, day or night, as part of the nationwide Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get ...

School dist. 202 Alumni Hall of Fame seek nominees

Plainfield – Nominations are due by January 11, 2019 for the ninth annual induction into the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame. The Alumni Hall of Fame honors District 202 graduates who have distinguished themselves beyond their high ...

2018 PHS-CC PTSO Needy Family Drive Thank You

The Plainfield community has always generously supported the PHS-CC PTSO Needy Family Drive and 2018 proved to be no different. This was our 26th year for this project and our goal consistently remains to make the holiday season a little ...

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