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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 ...

Plainfield beautification project to replace infested 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 approved the purchase of additional 800 parkway trees from the Suburban Tree Consortium at a ...

2019 Plainfield Community Homecoming Parade

Plainfield – The 2019 Plainfield Community Homecoming Parade is scheduled for Saturday, September 28th, 2019. The event will cause traffic congestion and delays in and around Plainfield, as well as Plainfield Central High School. Unless participating in or viewing the ...

Residents oppose parking in downtown area

Even though nothing has been decided, residents who live around the Village Green in downtown Plainfield say they do not want the area's aesthetics ruined by people parking in their neighborhood. Learning that part of the engineering for the ongoing ...

Plainfield HS senior wins $5700

Plainfield High School-Central Campus senior Diamond Collins (left) receives a $5,700 check to pay her tuition for cosmetology school from funds raised by the 2019 Plainfield Giving Gala.

Plainfield seals fate of Sanctuary

Grappling with too many uncertainties, the Plainfield Village Board will allow a banquet hall to operate in downtown with a stipulation the temporary special use permit will be reviewed at the end of the year. Last month, the Plainfield Village ...

Open land to make way for new homes in Plainfield

Just as it has been happening for decades, the openness of the Willow Tree Farm in Plainfield will soon become home of a residential development. The Plainfield approved the annexation, special use for planned development and preliminary plat to construct ...

New Costco wins with tax incentive

The Village of Plainfield is making Costco an offer it cannot refuse. The Plainfield Village Board approved the sales tax revenue agreement with Costco, which could net the wholesale giant $2.5 million in sales tax rebates. The agreement starts when ...

Plainfield Parks photo contest Dog Days of Summer

The Plainfield Park District is celebrating the end of summer with a photo contest that’s gone to the dogs. Snap a pic or two of your four-legged friends at one of our dog parks and then share it with us ...

Community on board with Pace park-n-ride service

It seems everyone from commuters to Will County officials are on board with Pace's park-n-ride facility in Plainfield. Recently, Will County and the Village of Plainfield officials held a dedication ceremony for the park-n-ride facility that serves Pace bus customers ...

Roller coaster accident, high temps puts damper on Fest

From mourning the tragic death of one of their own to a roller coaster accident and the 100-degree temperatures, the weekend's Plainfield Fest was anything but an ordinary summer event. Around 6 p.m. July 18, a woman fell five to ...

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