Friends of the Plainfield Public Library used book sale is Aug. 24-26

Friends of the Plainfield Public Library District annual used book sale fundraiser will be starting Thursday, August 24 and running through Saturday, August 26.

Check, credit or cash?

Cash and checks will soon no longer be the only acceptable methods of payment at Plainfield Village Hall. Trustees Monday authorized accepting credit card payments to pay for services as Traci Pleckham, director of management services, indicated that residents have ...

No action taken on Muslim center

By Madhu Mayer – news@thetimesweekly.com It appears plans to convert a building that once was home to a Montessori school in Plainfield to a Muslim community center are in jeopardy. The Plainfield Village Board Monday did not take action on ...

Letter—Plainfield School superintendent urges action on school funding bill

As you are aware, the Illinois General Assembly recently passed a long-overdue budget for the State. The new budget requires public education funding be distributed through a formula based on evidence and research. Normal ly, this would not be a ...

Settlers’ park concert series

Plainfield -- The 2017 Settlers’ Park Concert Series, presented by Greg and Dorothy Chapman, concludes Thursday, August 3, at 7 p.m. Enjoy an evening of music in the park with The Neverly Brothers, sponsored by Aerotek Design Labs, LLC. The ...

Legislative pay increase stopped

Plainfield — Members of the Illinois General Assembly will not receive an automatic increase in mileage reimbursements or per diem rates thanks to a measure sponsored by Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood). “This measure prioritizes where state resources should be allocated,” ...

Plainfield Park District unveils new rec center update

The Plainfield Park District recently shared concept plans for a new community center that will be built at Bott Park.

Governors race heats up at Plainfield Pig Roast

The Plainfield Township Democratic Central Committee held a Pig Roast and Barbecue for local residents to introduce some of the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates and raise money for the Food Pantry and the Central Committee. About 200 people joined the candidates ...

Plainfield therapeutic riding center gets eviction order rescinded

A judge has vacated an order to evict Ready, Set, Ride, a therapeutic horse back riding charity based in Plainfield following a protracted battle with its landlord.

Improved security for Plainfield Village Hall

In an effort to make it easier and safer to access the entryways, the Plainfield Village Board approved spending $27,337.40 for a new access control system that will replace the manual number-punch locks on the entrance doors with proximity card ...

Letter: Plainfield band director thanks community for donations

Thank you to everyone who donated and helped raise about $1,800 to support the Del Real family, who lost 18 of their 30 horses in a recent fire.

Ladies Night at Cruise Nights

The Plainfield Chamber of Commerce, together with its WYSK (Women You Should Know) chapter and Associated Orthodontists, to present the inaugural Ladies Night at Plainfield Cruise Nights. The event will be held in conjunction with weekly Cruise Nights on Tuesday, ...

Plainfield Settlers’ Park summer movie series concludes July 21

The outdoor summer movie series concludes with a screening of The Secret Life of Pets.

Plainfield Fest

Plainfield - Plainfield Fest, the community-wide celebration in the village’s downtown will kick off this Friday, July 14 and run through Sunday, July 16. The event is organized by the village and The Plainfield Riverfront Foundation. Events for the weekend ...

Senior Health Fair in Plainfield

Plainfield - State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) will host his third annual Senior Health Fair from 9:00 AM - Noon on Wednesday, July 19 at St. Mary Immaculate Parish's Cana Hall, located at 15629 South Route 59 in Plainfield. The ...