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Meet and a movie at Plainfield High School-Central

Plainfield – District 202 kids can jump, run and dash like high school students Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the third annual “Meet & A Movie” event at Plainfield High School-Central Campus. The PHSCC track and cross-country teams will host ...

Traffic signal to help route 59 congestion

For anyone who drives on Route 59 near the Plainfield-Naperville boundary, motorists know a traffic signal could very well help alleviate congestion during the rush hour. Soon, help may be coming as the Plainfield Village Board is in discussions to ...

Plainfield emergency management agency seeking volunteers

The Plainfield Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is currently conducting an open enrollment period for new members. PEMA is responsible for coordinating and supporting all emergency preparedness and response activities during a disaster or local emergency for the Village of Plainfield; ...

Sidewalk, curb repairs in Plainfield

Nearly $3 million in spending approved by the Plainfield Village Board this week means residents in the community will see plenty of construction trucks in their neighborhood. The board approved spending up to $2,974,332.73 to allow the contractor to complete ...

Plainfield gearing up for 2020 Census count

The Village of Plainfield is making sure it has accurate counts in the upcoming 2020 census by forming a committee to promote participation in the federal event. Jonathan Proulx, director of planning, during Monday’s Plainfield Village Board meeting outlined steps ...

Contract approved for administrator

Administrator Brian Murphy will continue to roam the halls of Plainfield Village hall. The Plainfield Village Board approved an employment agreement with Murphy to continue on as village administrator. He was hired as village administrator in 2009. Prior to his ...

Historic appeal embraced in local community

For a community that boasts new subdivisions that appeal to differing incomes and lifestyles, many in the Village of Plainfield would prefer to be known for their historic properties. This was the message delivered during Monday’s committee of the whole ...

Plainfield Memorial Day festivities

It is a tradition across every community in the country that signifies more than the start of summer. The Memorial Day parade in the Village of Plainfield, like everywhere else, is a chance for residents to line up the streets ...

New board sworn in

It was changing of the guard on the Plainfield Village Board Monday following last month's surprising election results. Bill Lamb, who had been a Plainfield village trustee since 2005, came up short on election night as three seats were available ...

District 202 Community

I returned to District 202 about six years ago, first as Associate Superintendent for a year, and for the past five as superintendent. After a nine-year stint as Assistant Principal or Principal at Plainfield High School (now, Plainfield High School ...

Plainfield looking to create more jobs, stimulate economy

The Village of Plainfield is hoping that relinquishing the power of bonding authority to another governmental body will continue to create jobs and stimulate the area's economy. The Plainfield recently adopted an ordinance authorizing the ceding of private activity bonding ...

District 202 students, families invited to learn about mindfulness

Plainfield – Much as “you are what you eat,” scientists now believe that your brain is what you think. District 202 students and families are invited to a special program on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 exploring the concept of “mindfulness” ...

Historic designation for Plainfield home

A house in downtown Plainfield is getting the highest honor possible. The Plainfield Historic Preservation Commission at Thursday's meeting nominated the house at 14930 S. Illinois St. for landmark status. The commission's recommendation will be forwarded to the Plainfield Village ...

Parking challenges in local community

It is a situation familiar to families everywhere. You live in a home with a two- or three-car garage, but you have to park on the driveway because your garage has become a storage locker. And since you own more ...

Discussion falls flat on term limits

Term limits will not be happening anytime soon in the Village of Plainfield. At the suggestion of trustee Ed O'Rourke, the Plainfield Village Board during Monday's committee of the whole discussed whether term limits are an option worth pursuing. Currently, ...

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