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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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  • Road projects geared to handle traffic volume increase

    Road projects geared to handle traffic volume increase
    Plainfield Mayor Mike Collins has been around long enough to remember when the town was a fraction of its size, and traffic was far less than what its roads see these days. Traffic volume nowadays has increased to where a $26.5 million project is needed...
  • Parks begin search for executive director

     Parks begin search for executive director
    The Plainfield Park District could have a new executive director as early as July. Park officials are working with the Illinois Association of Park Districts to launch a national search to fill the position. The search should take about three to four...
  • Woman convicted in 2007 Plainfield murder

    Woman convicted in 2007 Plainfield murder
    A Will County jury found a Plainfield woman guilty of shooting her boyfriend to death in 2007. Gabriela Escutia, 25, was accused of shooting Javier Barrios on Oct. 2007 near a Meijer store in the southwest suburb. Escutia faces up to 45 years in...
  • Snow-covered red light a factor in Plainfield crash, police say

    Snow-covered red light a factor in Plainfield crash, police say
    A driver went through a snow-covered red light Wednesday morning in Plainfield and caused an accident that left two people in critical condition, police said. The crash at the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and 119th Street involved three vehicles,...
  • Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription

    Blotter: Counterfeit $100s, fraudulent prescription
    The following items were taken from police reports: Tinley Park •A 22-year-old Tinley Park woman who reportedly stole a pair of pants from the Burlington Coat Factory was charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia after she...
  • Historic beacon to be moved in Plainfield

    Historic beacon to be moved in Plainfield
    A 53-foot tall beacon that helped airmail pilots – including Charles Lindbergh -- navigate the night sky will be relocated to the historic train depot property at Lockport Street and Wood Farm Road in Plainfield. At a special village board meeting...
  • Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: March 18

    Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: March 18
    The following incidents were taken from police reports. Bolingbrook A cell phone and currency valued at $323 were taken from two vehicles March 11 in the 100 block of Ridgewood Court. A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle March 11 in the 300...
  • Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: March 25

    Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: March 25
    The following items are based on police reports: Bolingbrook •An unknown suspect took a pair of headphones worth $600 from a display March 18 at the Verizon Wireless store at 224 N. Weber Road and ran out with them. The theft took place at...
  • Insurance co. sues Will County, 12 towns over flood damage

    Insurance co. sues Will County, 12 towns over flood damage
    An insurance company is suing Will County and 12 county municipalities, alleging that the governments did not do enough to prevent and mitigate flood damage caused by the heavy rains of April 2013. The lawsuit, by Illinois Farmers Insurance Company...
  • Plainfield superintendent to become principal at Providence Catholic

    Plainfield superintendent to become principal at Providence Catholic
    Retiring Plainfield school district Superintendent John Harper will be returning to his alma mater when he takes over as principal at Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox on July 1. The 1977 graduate of Providence Catholic recently was...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 11

    Naperville police blotter: March 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •A mailbox in the 2700 block of Cedar Glade Drive was damaged about 12:30 a.m. Feb. 28. •A vehicle was burglarized in the 800 block of Benedetti Drive between 7 and 9 p.m. Feb....