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Plainfield Township Supervisor arrested on federal embezzlement charges

The U.S. Secret Service has arrested a Plainfield Township supervisor charged him with a six-count federal crime of embezzling nearly $1.5 million from his company. Anthony Fremarek, 49, is accused of taking $1.4 million over six years from a technology ...

New interchange work to begin this year along I-55

This year, residents of Will County and those who travel on Interstate 55 will likely start seeing progress on a project between the villages of Plainfield, Romeoville and Bolingbrook aimed at easing congestion on the busy highway.

Making connections through reading

The Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Patriot Readers program helps student readers improve their skills while providing a human connection during remote learning.

Plainfield District 202 board looks to fill vacant seat

The Plainfield District 202 Board of Education will accept applications to fill a vacant Board of Education seat. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22,.

Popular Plainfield grocer expands to Uptown in the city

A popular family-owned, plant-based market that also sells organic fruits and vegetables could soon move out of Plainfield. John Graves, who has been operating Peter Rubi store since 2012 in the strip mall at 15412 S. Route 59, said he ...

Roadway construction

This year, residents of Will County and those who travel on I-55 will likely start seeing progress on a project between the villages of Plainfield, Romeoville and Bolingbrook aimed at easing congestion on the busy highway.

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.

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