New Lenox teacher named new assistant principal at District 202's Liberty Elementary

New Lenox District 122 special education teacher Erin Allison will serve as assistant principal at District 202’s Liberty Elementary School next school year.

Plainfield schools compared to wealthier neighboring districts

thetimesweekly.com District 202 operates very efficiently using its local revenues and holds up well compared to wealthier neighboring districts. Anthony Arbogast, District 202 assistant superintendent for business and operations recently publicly presented fiscal and enrollment data illustrating District 202’s operating ...

School District 202 Superintendent looks ahead with hope

Dear District 202 Community, About a year ago, a little known and novel virus turned our world upside down. About a year later, we are preparing for most of our students to return to in-person learning five half-days a week ...

Plainfield gets new mayor

With the election results from April 6, new leadership will now serve the Plainfield community. By just 242 votes, John Argoudelis is the projected winner, and will be the new mayor in the Village of Plainfield. Argoudelis defeated longtime community ...

Bond sale approved for school district

The economic impact of coronavirus has prompted the Plainfield Community Consolidated School District to sell nearly $10 million in working cash funds to cover expenses.

Township turmoil prompts supervisor to resign

Criticism from the public and local elected officials have expressed concern over federal indictment charges against Anthony Fremarek has now prompted him to resign as Plainfield Township supervisor, and be removed from the ballot in the April 6 election.

District 202 to get new superintendent

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 Associate Superintendent Glenn Wood will replace Lane Abrell as superintendent of schools in 2022-23

Construction summer projects will put more people to work

Communities in Will County will benefit from a third $250 million installment for transportation projects as part of the Rebuild Illinois capital improvement program. Joliet is slated to receive $1.6 million; Plainfield $434,757.27; Lockport $281,080.28; Romeoville $435,844.69; Shorewood $192,164.89; and ...

School dist. creates video of a year of life during pandemic

A year later, students have returned to school slowly and safely – both remotely and in hybrid in-person classrooms -- as schools and communities start to return to something resembling “normal life” during the ongoing pandemic.

Game changer that got more schools open

While most school districts throughout Will County were forced to close when the COVID pandemic first hit last March, many of them have since re-opened. It’s all by degrees, however, in that most are not fully re-opened and are doing ...

Most District 202 students to return to in-person learning

Most students in Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 are expected to return to in-person learning for five half-days a week starting April 7, 2021.

Shorewood, Plainfield Chamber merge

Effective April 1, the Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce will become one entity. The merger will change the organization's name to the Plainfield Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce. Since the Shorewood Area Chamber ...

Howard-Collins appointed to fill vacant District 202 board seat

Treasa Howard-Collins, a resident of Plainfield for the past 18 years, Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 middle school parent, and early childhood educator, is the newest member of the District 202 Board of Education.

Plainfield, Romeoville among safest communities to live

The villages of Romeoville and Plainfield can say they are amongst the safest communities to live in the State of Illinois. Safety.com, a Web site specializing in security, financial and personal travel, chose the two communities based on categories such ...

Heart Month

February is American Heart Month meant to raise awareness of heart disease. For this month the Plainfield Fire Protection District is encouraging everyone to learn CPR.