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Plainfield bowled over by expansion plans

Officials in the Village of Plainfield are bowled over by plans to expand a long-time business in the community. The Plainfield approved the site plan for Plainfield Lanes at 15610 S. Joliet Road (Route 30). Applicant Jon Dow wants to ...

Village allows new residential development to proceed

Satisfied with changes made by the developer, the Plainfield Village Board by a vote of 4 to 3 will allow a new residential development to be constructed south of Lockport Street and east of Drauden Road. The proposed Will Tree ...

Plainfield subdivision improvements

A subdivision in the Village of Plainfield is about to get much needed improvements. P.T. Ferro Construction Co. was awarded the bid to to resurface the asphalt in the subdivision that is west of Route 59 between 119th and 127th ...

New traffic light signals to ease Diageo warehouse congestion

Recognizing that a nearby commercial construction project will congest nearby roads, the Plainfield Village Board has taken a step toward lessening the traffic headaches of motorists. The board authorized a contract for the traffic signal at 143rd Street and west ...

Summer painting gives schools fresh look for new year

Plainfield South High School junior Alexis Grigg (seated), Plainfield High School-Central Campus senior Angelo Briddick and District 202 painter Paul Hernandez (on ladder) paint the main office at Walker’s Grove Elementary School on July 1, 2019.

Plainfield picnic and fireworks show

The Plainfield Park District will be hosting their annual Patriotic Picnic and Fireworks Show on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 at Plainfield Central High School (PCHS), located at 24120 West Fort Beggs Drive. The Patriotic Picnic begins at 6:00 p.m. and ...

School District 202 preliminary FY20 budget shows over $2 million surplus

Plainfield – District 202 officials project the 2019-20 operating budget revenues will surpass expenses by up to $2.4 million should the district receive anticipated tier-based state funding of up to $4.3 million. The Plainfield District 202 Board of Education received ...

Settlers' Park 2019 movie series continues July 12

Calling all movie lovers! The 2019 Movie Series, presented by Illinois American Water, continues Friday, July 12, at 8:30 p.m. The Village of Plainfield and Plainfield Park District will be showing Ralph Breaks The Internet in Settlers' Park at the ...

Plainfield motors ahead with simulator purchase

Technology has made it easier for law enforcement to show teenagers the dangers of distracted driving and educate the general public on traffic safety. The Plainfield Police Department Monday received approval to purchase a driving simulator from Virtual Driver Interactive ...

Local business annexation agreement approved

A Plainfield staple at the corner of Route 126 and Essington Road just off the I-55 expressway will be around for a little longer. The Plainfield Village Board is moving forward with the annexation agreement amendment with the Essington Sports ...

New convenience store coming to route 59

Redevelopment at the corner of Route 59 and Renwick Road in Plainfield will mean the site will continue to be a place for people to get gas and a cup of coffee. Plainfield approved the site plan for a 7-Eleven ...

Meet and a movie at Plainfield High School-Central

Plainfield – District 202 kids can jump, run and dash like high school students Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the third annual “Meet & A Movie” event at Plainfield High School-Central Campus. The PHSCC track and cross-country teams will host ...

Traffic signal to help route 59 congestion

For anyone who drives on Route 59 near the Plainfield-Naperville boundary, motorists know a traffic signal could very well help alleviate congestion during the rush hour. Soon, help may be coming as the Plainfield Village Board is in discussions to ...

Plainfield emergency management agency seeking volunteers

The Plainfield Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) is currently conducting an open enrollment period for new members. PEMA is responsible for coordinating and supporting all emergency preparedness and response activities during a disaster or local emergency for the Village of Plainfield; ...

Sidewalk, curb repairs in Plainfield

Nearly $3 million in spending approved by the Plainfield Village Board this week means residents in the community will see plenty of construction trucks in their neighborhood. The board approved spending up to $2,974,332.73 to allow the contractor to complete ...

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