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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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  • Anita L. Madsen, reporter

    Anita L. Madsen, a former News American reporter who later became director of public affairs for the Sheppard Pratt Health System, died July 13 of lung cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 69. Born Anita Lewis and raised in Chicago, she...
  • 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...
  • New trial granted in Plainfield murder case

    New trial granted in Plainfield murder case
    A Plainfield man found guilty last year of killing his girlfriend's son had the verdict vacated and was granted a new trial by a Will County judge on April 4. Santos Loza, 33, was found guilty in October in the 2008 death of his girlfriend's child, 9-...
  • Bill to expand Plainfield park board heads to state Senate

    Bill to expand Plainfield park board heads to state Senate
    A proposed state law that would expand the Plainfield Park District from five to seven members passed out of the Illinois House on Tuesday and moved on to the state Senate for consideration. The measure, passed by a vote of 100-12, also would give the...
  • Dunkin' Donuts plan heading back to drawing board

    Dunkin' Donuts plan heading back to drawing board
    Plainfield trustees on Monday decided to send a controversial strip mall project back to the plan commission for a revision of the site plan. The developer, Lee Fry Companies, Inc., was proposing to build a 4,600-square-foot retail center that...
  • Naperville, Lisle police blotter: April 7

    Naperville, Lisle police blotter: April 7
    The following items were taken from police reports: Naperville •A 34-year-old Montgomery man was arrested and charged with speeding after driving 90 mph in a 45-mph zone about 10:36 p.m. March 28 at 75th Street and Illinois Route 59. •A...
  • Bill to expand Plainfield park board advances in Springfield

    Bill to expand Plainfield park board advances in Springfield
    A bill aimed at expanding the Plainfield Park District board — and effectively shifting power away from the board majority — is expected to go before the full Illinois House soon. The bill recently passed the House Cities and Villages...
  • Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: April 1

    Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield police blotter: April 1
    The following reports were compiled with information provided by the Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville police departments: Bolingbrook •Men's clothing, a gold chain and currency collectively valued at $500 were reported stolen March 26...
  • 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...
  • Plainfield East student named Golden Scholar

    Plainfield East student named Golden Scholar
    Plainfield East High School senior Jamal Bruce has studied his teachers from as early as the first and second grades, and knew he wanted to do what they do. "Just watching them, and how willing they were to help with everything, it just seemed like it...
  • 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...
  • 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...