Plainfield police deploy humor to get serious message out

If you’ve been locking your car doors at night because you know that it’s the number one way to prevent theft from your vehicle it may be one of the few positive lessons to come from your Facebook feed in ...

Senator tours Plainfield manufacturing facility

State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant visited SPEC Engineering in Plainfield recently to learn more about local manufacturing.

Meet Santa in Plainfield Nov. 11

The Santa Claus meet and greet will benefit Toys for Tots and the Make A Wish Foundation.

State Rep. hosting event for veterans Nov. 15

State Representative Mark Batinick (Plainfield) will host a free Veterans Services Event in Plainfield on November 15.

Plainfield plows ahead with snow contracts for winter

Though measurable or any snow has yet to fall on the ground, the Village of Plainfield is already preparing for the upcoming months when messy and icy road conditions will become part of the everyday norm.

Forest Preserve police raise funds for Special Olympics

Forest Preserve District of Will County police officers Steve Kirsch and Darrell Mayle recently raised $1,000 for Special Olympics during a Tip-A-Cop event.

Plainfield man commits suicide after killing wife

A Plainfield man committed suicide after allegedly shooting and killing his soon-to-be ex-wife on Saturday, Oct. 28.

Grinchmas green tree lighting Nov. 25

The Grinch won’t be stealing Christmas from us this year! Celebrate the season with our Holiday Tree Lighting On November 25 at Village Green Park, Plainfield.

Frankenstein’s Kiddie Carnival returns October 27!

Calling all ghosts, ghouls, and goblins! The carnival is back in town!

Halloween Coffee and Conversation in Plainfield

State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (Shorewood) is hosting a Coffee and Conversation in Plainfield this month.

Pace 2018 budget includes fare increases, expansion of Will County services

Despite suffering from shrinking state revenues, Pace’s proposed $410 million budget for 2018 will include some upgrades for Will County riders.

Plainfield Park District accepting applications for board vacancy

The Plainfield Park District is accepting applications to fill a board vacancy.

Next ‘Chat with the Chiefs’ is Oct. 25

The next “Chat with the Chiefs” open-forum question and answer gathering will be Wednesday, October 25th, starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Plainfield Fire Protection District Headquarters.

Hotel for Plainfield?

The Village of Plainfield is looking to get into the hotel business.

Reconstructed 127th Street reopens in Plainfield

Plainfield Mayor Michael Collins oversaw a ribbon cutting ceremony that officially reopened the newly redone, and wider 127th Street in the Village.