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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

Top Plainfield (Will, Illinois) Articles

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  • Naperville, Lisle police blotter: Dec. 9

    Naperville, Lisle police blotter: Dec. 9
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •Jewelry was stolen from a home in the 700 block of North Ellsworth Street between June 1 and Nov. 27. •Cash was stolen from a restaurant in the 100 block of West Ogden...
  • Abducted nuns

    Pope Francis requested prayers for the 12 nuns abducted Monday by rebel fighters in the Syrian village of Maaloula. As an Ahmadi Muslim, I strongly condemn the kidnappings based on the Charter of Privileges granted to Christians by the Prophet Muhammad....
  • Northbrook, Glenview police blotter: Dec. 3

    Northbrook, Glenview police blotter: Dec. 3
    The following were taken from police reports. Northbrook A 26-year-old Highland Park man was stopped on Lake Cook Road and Skokie Highway on Nov. 30 and charged with driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance and having unlawful back-...
  • Plainfield trustees OK home for disabled adults

    The Plainfield Village Board signed off Monday on a new group home for developmentally disabled adults. The home will be situated in a 3,600-square-foot brick ranch house in the Creekside Crossing subdivision in the 15000 block of South Indian...
  • Finances improve but projects loom in Willowbrook

     Finances improve but projects loom in Willowbrook
    While sales taxes and other revenues continue to rise, Willowbrook officials are concerned about funding several large capital projects in the years ahead. Village Administrator Tim Halik gave a 40-minute PowerPoint presentation last week about the...
  • Boys hoops | Top 50 area players

    Boys hoops | Top 50 area players
    Louis Adams Jr., Orr, 6-2, Sr., G Cliff Alexander, Curie, 6-9, Sr., C, Kansas JaVairius Amos-Mays, North Chicago, 6-4, Sr., G/F Ore Arogundade, St. Viator, 6-3, Jr., G, Drake Jordan Ash, St. Joseph, 6-1, Jr., G Evan Boudreaux, Lake Forest, 6-7,...
  • Plainfield girl becomes IL Eye Bank ambassador

    Plainfield girl becomes IL Eye Bank ambassador
    Plainfield 8-year-old Katie Jenks has become a bit of a celebrity of late, showing up in online videos and even a magazine cover. Katie has become one of the faces of the Illinois Eye Bank, appearing in media on behalf of the group, an organization...
  • What is the Enhanced Fujita scale?

    What is the Enhanced Fujita scale?
    Two of the tornadoes that slammed into Illinois Sunday, Nov. 16, were rated EF-4, the category reserved for the second-most damaging twisters on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, the National Weather Service said. The Enhanced Fujita scale is an updated...
  • Plainfield finances on good paper, trustees say

    Plainfield finances on good paper, trustees say
    Plainfield's credit rating was recently upgraded by the Standard & Poor's financial services company, and village trustees lauded their staff at Monday's meeting for helping pull the town out of the red and into the black. "This change alone will reduce...
  • Girls volleyball | Plainfield North continues to make strides

    Girls volleyball | Plainfield North continues to make strides
    The Plainfield North girls volleyball team had aspirations of ending its season in Normal. But the Tigers failed to land one of the coveted four spots at last weekend's Class 4A state tournament held at Redbird Arena on the campus of Illinois State...
  • Plainfield school officials attribute ISAT decline to new standards

    Plainfield school officials attribute ISAT decline to new standards
    The percentage of kids in Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 who passed or exceeded the Illinois Standard Achievement Test this past spring took a nose dive, according to state data. Scores dipped across the board for third through...