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Local officials work to keep water affordable

Continuing to offer high quality water while keeping costs down remains a challenge for the Village of Plainfield as it starts the process of determining how much should be budgeted for the new fiscal year that will begin in April. ...

Community getting ready for 17th annual parade

Irish eyes will be smiling on the Village of Plainfield in March. The Plainfield approved road closures for the 2019 Irish Parade, which will step off from Plainfield Central High School at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10. The parade will ...

Plainfield Park District open house

Plainfield Park District residents have a new option for getting fit in the New Year. The Prairie Activity & Recreation Center-PARC for short-opened at the beginning of 2019, and offers residents a new place for fitness, activity, and sports. The ...

Historic church makes it on to landmark list

A historic church in downtown Plainfield has been designated as a landmark for its architecture and history. Plymouth Congregational Church at 24022 W. Lockport St. received the landmark status during Monday's Plainfield Village Board meeting. Associate planner Kendra Kuehlem said ...

Plainfield holiday enforcement numbers

Plainfield - The Plainfield Police Department conducted additional traffic enforcement December 17 – January 2, 2019 reminding motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, day or night, as part of the nationwide Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get ...

School dist. 202 Alumni Hall of Fame seek nominees

Plainfield – Nominations are due by January 11, 2019 for the ninth annual induction into the Plainfield Foundation for Excellence Alumni Hall of Fame. The Alumni Hall of Fame honors District 202 graduates who have distinguished themselves beyond their high ...

2018 PHS-CC PTSO Needy Family Drive Thank You

The Plainfield community has always generously supported the PHS-CC PTSO Needy Family Drive and 2018 proved to be no different. This was our 26th year for this project and our goal consistently remains to make the holiday season a little ...

Human Trafficking program in Plainfield

The Plainfield Junior Women's Club is hosting a FREE program about human trafficking at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Plainfield North High School, 12005 S. 248th Street, Plainfield.

Plainfield Art League Best of Best

The Plainfield Art League would like to invite you to our January Best of Best Reception for The Plainfield Art League and four Area High Schools on Wednesday, January 9, 2018, from 7pm to 8:45pm at Jon Balke Gallery, located ...

Local community moves to develop route 30

The Village of Plainfield is in a giving mood this holiday season. The Plainfield Village Board approved intergovernmental agreements with taxing bodies to implement the tax increment financing (TIF) district on Route 30 from Renwick Road to I-55. The Plainfield ...

The holiday season is in full swing and Christmas is just two weeks away

Message from School District 202 With that in mind it's important to remember that gifts come in many different packages. In fact, sometimes the packages are so different that it's hard to recognize (and sometimes harder to appreciate) the gift ...

Plainfield gearing up for Rocktober Fest

A rockin' good time could soon come to the Village of Plainfield again. Organizers for Rocktober Beerfest made their pitch to the Plainfield Village Board at Monday's committee of the whole workshop, saying their inaugural festival last year "drove thousands ...

Age hike considered for vapor users

As the popularity of electronic cigarettes continues to be on the rise, the Village of Plainfield is considering whether to increase the age requirement and fine imposed to those who illegally use the vaping devices. The issue raised by the ...

New laws increase college affordability

Plainfield - Two new state laws that make dual-credit courses more available to high school students will take effect Jan. 1. Illinois Senate Education Committee Chair Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) championed the two laws, the first of which requires public universities ...

No property tax increase

news@thetimesweekly.com The Plainfield Village Board is taking steps to make sure residents will not see an increase on their 2018 property taxes. The board Monday adopted an ordinance levying and collecting taxes that maintains the 2017 overall levy rate of ...

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