Small businesses thrive in downtown Plainfield

Plainfield’s efforts to maintain a downtown that attracts residents and other community members appears to be working as the Village has dozens of businesses in the area for shopping, dining and entertainment.

Local community to open new event space

A rustic location that was once a farmhouse will soon be transformed into an elegant wedding reception venue.

Local village makes move to stimulate job growth

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.

Neighborhood improvements move ahead in Plainfield

Nearly $3 million in spending approved by the Plainfield Village Board Monday means residents in the community will see plenty of construction trucks in their neighborhood.

Distracted drivers enforcement

The Plainfield Police Department is partnering with the Illinois Department of Transportation during April’s Driving Distracted Awareness month to remind motorists that if they drive with a phone in one hand, they can expect a ticket in the other.

Plainfield Public Library hosting Fandom Fest

The Plainfield Public Library is celebrating all the pop culture you love! Whether you’re obsessed with anime, a wand-carrying Potterhead or a Whovian at heart, join us for a multi-day all-ages celebration of all things Geek!

Bertino-Tarrant hosting utility savings workshop

State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) will host a utility bill workshop later this month to help Will County residents find savings on utility bills.

Plainfield passes balanced 2018- 2019 budget

Just like a household must have enough funds to pay for everyday expenses, the Village of Plainfield also must plan out its budget for the upcoming fiscal year so residents can continue receiving services they expect.

Plainfield road project moves forward

A road project that has been in the planning stages for a decade in the Village of Plainfield has taken another step toward fruition.

Plainfield Fest set for July 20-22

If the weather cooperates, Plainfield Fest will move to a new location along the confines of the riverfront this summer.

Plainfield’s Saint Mary Immaculate 5K Run set for March 17th

Plainfield will host the St Mary Immaculate 5K Run on March 17.

Illinois Veterans’ business loan program ready to go

Plainfield – Veterans looking to start a new business in Illinois now have a new resource available thanks to legislation supported by State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant.

2018 Plainfield Irish Parade set for Sunday

The 2018 Plainfield Irish Parade will occur on Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., and will cause traffic delays in and around downtown Plainfield.

Gas tax increase will help fix Plainfield roads

It is going to cost a bit more to fuel up gasoline in the Village of Plainfield.

Plainfield investing in outdoor warning system

Recognizing the outdoor warning siren can alert people of an impending tornado, the Plainfield Village Board is not taking any chances on whether the system will work when an emergency arises.