New outdoor holiday market opening in Plainfield

A farmhouse that has been vacant for years in Plainfield will soon be home to an outdoor holiday vintage market.

Permit granted for Hindu temple in Plainfield

Following the approval of a mosque in Plainfield, village trustees have voted to allow the local Hindu community to open a place of worship and congregation in the community.

The Plainfield Park District bond rating upgraded

The Plainfield Park District’s Standard & Poor’s rating on its outstanding debt was recently raised from ‘AA’ to ‘AA+’.

St. Mary’s Trunk or Treat event is Oct. 13

The 2017 St. Mary’s School Trunk or Treat night will be held on Oct. 13 in Plainfield.

Meet Local Authors at Plainfield Library’s Indie Author Day Saturday, Oct. 14

The community is invited to meet local authors and attend free seminars about creative writing at the Plainfield Library for Indie Author Day.

Trustees break tie vote in favor of Mosque

Denouncing that religious discrimination ever came into play, the Plainfield Village Board by a vote of 4-3 approved a mosque in Plainfield.

Despite opposition Plainfield recreation center moves forward

Despite the pleas of residents, the Plainfield Village Board will allow the construction of an indoor and outdoor recreation facility at 24550 W. Renwick Road.

Plainfield therapeutic riding center heading back to court

After a dispute with their former landlord was settled in July, Ready Set Ride, a therapeutic horse riding center in Plainfield is heading back to court this week.

Park District previews new rec center

The Plainfield Park District recently hosted a preview night of the new indoor recreation center where the public came to learn more about the planned development. Plainfield Park District Executive Director Carlo Capalbo, Lois VittSale and Byron Wyns from Wight ...

Pace Park-n-Ride open house

The Village of Plainfield is hosting a community open house on Thursday, September 14, from 5-8 pm, at Village Hall, 24401 W. Lockport Street, to present information and get feedback on development concepts for the Village-owned property east of Van ...

Event to raise awareness, funds for prostate cancer

The SEA Blue Chicago Prostate Cancer Walk & Run will take place this Sunday, September 10 starting at 8 a.m. in Chicago’s Lincoln Park.

Muslim Community center a no go in Plainfield

Unsatisfied with the changes made to parking capacity, the Plainfield Village Board will not allow a group to convert a site that once was home to a Montessori school to a Muslim community center.

Friends of the Plainfield Public Library used book sale is Aug. 24-26

Friends of the Plainfield Public Library District annual used book sale fundraiser will be starting Thursday, August 24 and running through Saturday, August 26.

Check, credit or cash?

Cash and checks will soon no longer be the only acceptable methods of payment at Plainfield Village Hall. Trustees Monday authorized accepting credit card payments to pay for services as Traci Pleckham, director of management services, indicated that residents have ...

No action taken on Muslim center

By Madhu Mayer – news@thetimesweekly.com It appears plans to convert a building that once was home to a Montessori school in Plainfield to a Muslim community center are in jeopardy. The Plainfield Village Board Monday did not take action on ...