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Plainfield (Will, Illinois)

Plainfield (Will, Illinois)
Plainfield didn't reach 7,000 residents until 1995. Then the Will County village mushroomed, adding 20,000 new residents from mid-2005 to mid-2006 alone, to reach the current population of more than 37,000, according to the village. Read more about Plainfield, IL
Plainfield didn't reach 7,000 residents until 1995. Then the Will County village mushroomed, adding 20,000 new residents from mid-2005 to mid-2006 alone, to reach the current population of more than 37,000, according to the village. Read more about Plainfield, IL « Show less

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  • Foster headed back to Congress

    Foster headed back to Congress
    Veteran Republican Rep. Judy Biggert conceded defeat tonight to former Democratic Rep. Bill Foster in a west and southwest suburban congressional contest. “It has been a long and hard-fought race, but tonight the voters have spoken. I have called...
  • Medical school charges expanded

    A one-time top adviser to former Gov. George Ryan was charged Wednesday with aiding and abetting an alleged fraud on a suburban Chicago medical school by acting as a middleman in a kickback scheme. John Glennon, an influential Republican real estate...
  • Rezko gavel-to-gavel: Week 2

    Rezko rewind. Day 8 March 14, 2008; 5:13 a.m. A hospital lobbyist testified at the Tony Rezko corruption trial that he feared the friend and fundraiser of Gov. Rod Blagojevich would turn a hospital regulatory board against his clients. So Jeff Ladd, the...
  • Builder pleads guilty in hospital blackmail

    The head of a suburban construction business admitted Monday that he delivered an ultimatum last year to officials of Edward Hospital in Naperville: Hire his firm or have their plans to construct a hospital in Plainfield rejected by a state oversight...
  • Officials hope Pace buses on I-55 shoulders will double ridership

    Officials hope Pace buses on I-55 shoulders will double ridership
    Pace hopes by spring to have twice as many riders commuting on express buses that use the newly widened shoulders of the Stevenson Expressway to maneuver around traffic jams. Gov. Pat Quinn, transportation officials and legislators hailed the start of...
  • Inventor says new heart catheter will save lives

    Inventor says new heart catheter will save lives
    If all goes well for award-winning Plainfield inventor Matt Reavill, his new device will help save lives, decrease health care costs — and employ disabled veterans to boot. Reavill won a prestigious contest in London late last year called the...
  • Silver Cross Hospital plans move to New Lenox

    Silver Cross Hospital, a Joliet institution since 1892, has unveiled a $400 million plan to build a new 600,000-square-foot facility about three miles east in New Lenox and move there by 2011. With rapid population growth in the area, the current 50-acre...
  • Accelerated programs are a quick route to a degree

    Accelerated programs are a quick route to a degree
    For the adult student seeking to finally get that degree an accelerated program can be the answer. Mandi Pugh's life led her to theU.S. Air Force, where she was active duty from 1997 to 1999 and a reservist from 1999 to 2007. "Each student has...
  • Rowhomes approved near DuPage River

    Rowhomes approved near DuPage River
    Plainfield trustees on Monday approved a revised plan to build a new townhome community on higher ground near the DuPage River. The number of townhomes has been reduced from 212 to 149, allowing the Rowhomes of Prairie Creek to be built on a higher...
  • 'Tammy's' Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone Build a Comedy Empire One Raunchy Joke at a Time

    Melissa McCarthy has emerged as one of Hollywood's biggest movie stars. But her offscreen lifestyle suggests otherwise. She still resides in a small three-bedroom house in Los Angeles suburb Toluca Lake with her husband, Ben Falcone. Their two young...
  • Park official says he was ordered to testify before grand jury

    Park official says he was ordered to testify before grand jury
    Plainfield Park District Board Commissioner Peter Hurtado Friday confirmed he was called to testify before a grand jury regarding a lighting contract that was awarded to his daughter's boyfriend. Hurtado said he was served by the Illinois State Police...