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Trucking company withdraws application in Plainfield

Amidst strong opposition from residents who started a Facebook page and inundated elected officials with e-mails and phone calls, the company looking to operate a truck freight terminal in Plainfield has withdrawn its applications. On Monday, Aug. 6, the Plainfield ...

Plainfield: Record-high District 202 students named 2018 AP Scholars

Thetimesweekly.com Plainfield – A record-high 395 District 202 high school graduates and current students have been named 2018 AP Scholars based on their performance on the Advanced Placement exams given during the 2017-2018 school year. This year’s 395 AP Scholars ...

Bidding, Beverages & Bites Gala

The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library District will once again hold their annual event, Bidding, Beverages & Bites, Friday August 10, 2018, 7p.m. – 10p.m., at the Library 15025 S. Illinois St. This ticketed, adults only event, will provide ...

Development plans new homes for local community

Satisfied with architectural elevation revisions, the Plainfield Village Board approved a section of 127th Street, which is now farmland to become a mixed-use development. Last month the board granted approval for the final plat requested by McHale Enterprises Inc. to ...

Electricity savings extended in Plainfield

Residents in the Village of Plainfield who take advantage of getting the best electrical rates for their dollar can continue to see savings per the action of its governmental body. The Plainfield Village Board approved the extension of its intergovernmental ...

Girls Firefighter and Paramedic Camp

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is offering a Firefighter/Paramedic Camp for girls ages 11 to 15. The camp will give attendees an opportunity to learn about the fire service and career opportunities within the fire service. The camp will include ...

Plainfield parks no smoking

Thetimesweekly.com The Plainfield Park District Board recently voted to make all of their park facilities completely tobacco-free. And as Community Health Educators Amrita Raghuraman and Shree Woods from the Will County Health Department pointed out, students from Plainfield District 202's ...

School District 202 proposed FY 19 operating budget

Plainfield District 202 officials expect 2018-19 operating budget revenues to outpace expenses by about $7.6 million or about 3 percent, thanks in part to the new state funding formula, according to the proposed 2018-19 budget. The Plainfield District 202 Board ...

Residents voice opposition against new business

Despite the pleas of residents who say they have everything to lose, the Plainfield Plan Commission Tuesday approved special use permit application to operate a truck freight terminal at 22419, 22531 and 22537 W. Renwick Road. Recommendations of the plan ...

No approval for development plan in Plainfield

The wide-open spaces on a section of 127th Street in Plainfield will soon be synonymous with construction equipment and noise that comes from development. The Plainfield Village Board granted approval only for final plat requested By McHale Enterprises Inc. to ...

Plainfield opens Micro Pantry

The Plainfield area's first "Micro Pantry" is now available for District 202 families who may need a little extra help with food and toiletries. A micro pantry is simply a small box, filled with food and toiletries for those in ...

Movie, concerts at Plainfield’s Settler’s Park get new view

The next time you are watching a movie or listening to a concert at Plainfield's Settlers' Park, know that the eyes in the sky will be watching you. The Plainfield Village Board Monday approved spending $15,240 with UmbrellaTechnologies to upgrade ...

Plainfield puts fuel tax to good use

The Village of Plainfield is spending nearly $940,000 to improve the condition of roadways in the area. The Plainfield Village Board Monday awarded the $937,671 contract to D Construction to improve public roadways as part of the motor fuel tax ...

Plainfield East HS grad earns full ride to Vanderbilt

Plainfield East High School graduate Joshua Kayiwa earned a four-year full-ride scholarship to Vanderbilt University through the national QuestBridge Scholarship program. Kayiwa is the first PEHS student to receive a QuestBridge scholarship. He is among 918 students to earn a ...

Tiff district for Plainfield?

The Village of Plainfield is moving forward with a study to determine whether a tax increment financing (TIF) district is warranted on Route 30 from Renwick Road to I-55. Jake Melrose, economic development manager, on Monday said the Plainfield Village ...