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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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  • Group seeks to provide input to medical marijuana discussion

    Group seeks to provide input to medical marijuana discussion
    As Plainfield trustees figure out what to do with potential requests to locate medical marijuana dispensaries or grow facilities in their town, one group is gearing up to help others understand how medical marijuana works. Mother Earth Holistic Health...
  • Blotter: DUI, theft arrests

    Blotter: DUI, theft arrests
    The following reports were compiled based on information provided by the Plainfield Police Department. A 48-year-old Joliet man was arrested about 12:20 a.m. April 13 at Illinois Route 59 and Joliet Road and charged with DUI, improper lane usage,...
  • Plainfield parks search focuses on 7 finalists

    Plainfield parks search focuses on 7 finalists
    As Plainfield Park District commissioners search for a new executive director, interim director Richard Grodsky is taking steps to clarify and reorganize the staff. The Illinois Association of Park Districts, hired to help in the search, has narrowed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Speeding motorcyclist sentenced to 4 years in prison

    Speeding motorcyclist sentenced to 4 years in prison
    A motorcyclist who shot video of himself speeding away from police was sentenced to four years in prison Friday. Hamza Ali Ben Ali, 31, of Plainfield, was found guilty last month of aggravated fleeing and eluding police and driving with a suspended...
  • Naperville police blotter: March 24

    Naperville police blotter: March 24
    The following items were taken from police reports: NAPERVILLE •A woman stole roughly $700 worth of perfume from a store in the 2700 block of Aurora Avenue about 3:33 p.m. March 11. •An employee stole $63 from a business in the 1600...
  • 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...
  • Man recorded police chase, posted video to YouTube: prosecutors

    Man recorded police chase, posted video to YouTube: prosecutors
    A seven-minute video shot by a speeding motorcyclist as he eluded police could end up costing the rider up to six years in prison when he is sentenced Friday. Hamza Ali Ben Ali was accused of trying to goad a Westmont officer into a high speed chase...
  • Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet

    Fatal crash on icy I-55 Frontage Road near Joliet
    Icy road conditions were a factor in a fatal car crash Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 50-year-old Joliet woman, authorities said. The chain-reaction crash took place about 10:30 a.m. along Interstate 55 West Frontage Road, between Oak...