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Plainfield North HS Tiger Buddies Club yields strong student participation

The Plainfield North High School Tiger Buddies club is kicking off the new school year with near-record participation. Tiger Buddies, founded eight years ago, is a student club that brings together PNHS general education and STAR PLUS / Intensive Program ...

Plainfield mayor to investigate E. Coli contamination

Following a weekend where residents could not get their favorite iced coffees at local establishments or get tap water with their dinner at restaurants, things are back to normal in the Village of Plainfield as the EPA has declared it ...

Plainfield South HS to host 4th annual band invitational

Plainfield South High School will host its 4th annual Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the school, 7800 Caton Farm Road, Plainfield. Ten Chicago suburban high school marching bands will compete including bands from Plainfield High School-Central ...

Plainfield High School-Central junior wins state poetry award

Plainfield High School-Central Campus junior Mackenzie Burgess is one of 26 poets statewide honored in the fifth annual Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Awards. Burgess submitted her poem “New Perspectives” to the contest as a sophomore last school year.

Tawny Tortoise in Plainfield closes

After more than three decades, a Plainfield institution has closed its doors for good. The Tawny Tortoise, 24012 W. Lockport St., a go-to place for area shoppers who prefer unique items for themselves or as gifts, has closed after 33 ...

Plainfield moves ahead putting grant funds to use with new extension project

Big dollars are coming to the Village of Plainfield through the Rebuild America grant funds. Plainfield's 143rd Street extension is one of 24 projects from 18 states selected to receive the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America 2021 grant. Plainfield will receive ...

Statement on Plainfield High Hazing Lawsuit

District 202 Families, Staff, and Community On August 22, 2021, District 202 learned through the media that a lawsuit had been filed alleging criminal sexual behavior between Plainfield High School -- Central Campus football players in the locker room on ...

Popular market in Plainfield not closing

It appears some shoppers in the area are getting a whiplash as a popular family-owned, plant-based market that sells organic fruits and vegetables has decided to stay in Plainfield. Last month, John Graves, who has been operating Peter Rubi store ...

Plainfield School District 202 approves $321 million FY22 operating budget

The Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 Board of Education approved a $321 million FY 21-22 operating budget in which projected revenues exceed expenses by about $3.3 million.

New D. 202 elementary opens door to full-day kindergarten

TTW Pressroom On August 18, 2021, Wallin Oaks Elementary School will both open its doors as District 202’s 18th elementary school and close the loop on a community goal at least 10 years in the making. On that day, District ...

Peter Rubi Market closing

A popular family-owned, plant-based market that sells organic fruits and vegetables will soon close in Plainfield. John Graves, who has been operating Peter Rubi store since 2012 in the strip mall at 15412 S. Route 59, said the landlord is ...

Plainfield moves ahead on new road project

The Village of Plainfield has started land acquisition on a much-needed new road many say will alleviate truck traffic in Will County. Following nearly three decades of meetings and negotiations, the Village of Plainfield on Monday purchased the residential home ...

Plainfield School District, health department team up to offer COVID vaccine clinic

The Plainfield School District and Will County Health Department will host a community COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 23, at Plainfield High School – Central Campus, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield.

General mental wellness check prepare students for fall school opening

Students from Joliet, Plainfield and Romeoville will have several new social emotional support initiatives this summer so they can prepare for success in the fall. "This work is critically important for our students and families as we get ready to ...

District 202 preliminary FY22 operating budget: revenues top expenses by $4.7 million

Submitted report Plainfield – District 202 officials project the 2021-22 operating budget revenues will surpass expenses by up to $4.7 million, based on preliminary budget data presented at the June 28, 2021 Board of Education regular meeting. The Board will ...

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