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Groundbreaking held for new Pace garage in Plainfield

Officials from Pace Bus and the Village of Plainfield on Thursday joined representatives from Northern Builders, Inc. to celebrate the start of construction on a new Pace Maintenance and Storage Garage near the current Pace Plainfield Park-n-Ride on Depot Drive. ...

Road improvement project planned for 143rd Street in Plainfield

A new road soon to go through Plainfield is expected to alleviate truck traffic in a portion of Will County. Following nearly three decades of meetings and negotiations, the Village of Plainfield is proceeding with land acquisition on a road ...

Santa visits Troy schools

Santa visited Troy 30-C schools this month, including Troy Heritage Trail Elementary School, where families drove by to say hi to him and to tell him of their Christmas wishes.

Plainfield considers age-restricted housing proposal

A new option could soon be available for empty nesters looking to downsize and remain in Will County. The Plainfield Village Board at Monday’s committee of the whole workshop discussed a concept plan for the Pavillion, which would convert 65 ...

District 202 approves $206.8 million 2020 property tax levy

Thetimesweekly.com District 202 will ask the Will and Kendall County clerks for $206,805,665 in local property taxes (including bond and interest) through the district’s 2020 levy – about $5.1 million or 2.5 percent more than last year’s levy. The District ...

Gold dropped in Salvation Army Red Kettle in Plainfield

In a year of unprecedented need, The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division is grateful to receive a gold coin in a Red Kettle in Plainfield. A 1/10 ounce $5 American Gold Eagle coin was dropped into a kettle outside the Jewel-Osco ...

District 202 'cautiously optimistic' about 3rd quarter return

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 is "cautiously optimistic" about possibly returning to in-person learning sometime in the third quarter of the school year – if circumstances continue to improve.

Will County Health Department reports 464 new COVID cases

As the country awaits the release of COVID vaccine distribution to get underway, Coronavirus cases continue to rise. The Will County Health Department on Wednesday reported 44,464 COVID cases, an increase of 464 from Tuesday, and seven additional deaths, bringing ...

District 202, Aramark serve 1.2 million free meals during pandemic

District 202 and its food service provider Aramark have served more than 1.2 million free meals since school buildings were closed last spring. Aramark and District 202 began serving weekly meals in mid-March.

District 202 joins lawsuit against electronic cigarette makers

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 will participate in a lawsuit aiming to recoup costs from electronic cigarette manufacturers because of concerns for the health of students.

Zonta Coat Drive and 16 Day of Activism

The Zonta Club of Joliet is sponsoring a winter coat drive to benefit Morning Star Mission. This drive is being held from November 30 to December 10, 2020. "Zonta of Joliet Area welcomes this opportunity to be of service and ...

Troy 30-C adds preschool classrooms

Two large rooms provide additional space for students, programs A remodeling project at Troy Cronin Elementary School recently opened up two new classrooms for the district's preschool students. Troy needed more space for its youngest students, with a growing student ...

District 202 extends remote learning

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 is extending its “adaptive pause” until at least the end of first semester as the COVID-19 metrics continue to spike

Foundation grant lets HS juniors broaden learning experience

District 202 high school juniors once again have the chance to broaden their academic horizons with the help of a special grant to help pay for a summer extended learning experience –whether in person, or virtually. The Plainfield Foundation for ...

Plainfield tax levy to remain unchanged

During these uncertain times, at least one thing is not changing as the Plainfield Village Board is taking steps to make sure residents will not see an increase on their property taxes next year.