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Plainfield, Illinois is located in Will County. Zip codes in Plainfield, IL include 60585, 60544, and 60586. The median home price in Plainfield is $231,900 which is roughly $99/per square foot. More Plainfield information.

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Plainfield Police Arrest Accused Former PTA Member

A former Oswego School District PTA treasurer was taken into custody on allegations she stole more than $4,000 from the for-kids non-profit.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Plainfield Blotter: Drug Trafficking, Theft, Cannabis Arrests

April 15 Brayan Rodriguez-Esparza, 21, of the 6300 block of Blue Ridge Drive, Plainfield, was arrested by Lockport police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of controlled substance trafficking, according to jail records.

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Naperville Sun

Health Aware: Permanent lifestyle changes key to weight loss

Karen Nassib has lost 40 pounds since her initial consultation at the Edward Medical Weight Loss Clinic in December 2013.

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Daily Herald

Parents turning to cloth diapers to save money, environment

O'Neill used disposable diapers with her first three children, but when she heard a mom in a baby group mention that she was switching to cloth diapers, O'Neill was intrigued.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Medical Marijuana Dispensary Could Be Years Away in Plainfield

Village trustees and staff met Monday night to set ground rules for medical marijuana dispensaries - but it could be years before one comes to Plainfield.

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Plainfield Church, Library, Village Partner for 'The Big Serve'

Community Christian Church, the Village of Plainfield and Plainfield Public Library are joining with other area organizations for a two-day event dedicated to helping neighbors in need.

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District 202 Students to Take Part in Arbor Day Celebration

Joliet will keep its "Tree City USA" designation for the 23rd consecutive year. The National Arbor Day Foundation recently recognized the City of Joliet for achieving the designation, along with receiving a Growth Award, which recognizes communities with "higher levels of tree care," according to a press release from Joliet City Manager James Hock.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Oswego Ledger-Sentinel

Parents sorry Oswego East principal leaving

Dr. Louis Lee's term as Oswego East High School principal was short-lived, but he won't be soon forgotten.

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Business Booms at Garden Center After Patch Exposes DEA Stakeouts

The owner of an indoor garden center feared he would be driven out of business after DEA stakeouts of his store were exposed in stories posted by Patch .

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Local Jobs: ComEd, Starbucks, Plainfield School District Now Hiring

Welcome to Job Central, our weekly column listing local job advertisements and descriptions.

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The Week in Pictures

Woodland Middle School seventh grader Bradley Wilinski was superintendent for a day on Tuesday.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Patch.com

Plainfield Blotter: Man Charged with DUI, Obstruction

April 10 Stephen Caston, 58, of the 25000 block of Trelliage Avenue, Plainfield, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of domestic battery, according to jail records.

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Could A Medical Marijuana Dispensary Come to Plainfield?

Last summer, Illinois became the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana . Now, municipalities -including Plainfield - are setting rules as to how and where the substance can be cultivated and sold.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Naperville Sun

Fur a common cause: Naperville Area Humane Society celebrates 35th anniversary

Angie Wood, the Executive Director of the Naperville Area Animal Humane Society with a friend.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Southtown Star

Will Co. elected officials may get pay raise

A Will County Board committee has approved pay raises for the county's elected officials, but they won't actually get the money until 2016.

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New Local Bakery Caters to Those With Nut Allergies

Families with nut allergies can now outsource birthday cakes, wedding cakes, holiday treats, and much more thanks to a new nut free bakery in the western suburbs.

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Plainfield Blotter: Cannabis Charges, Domestic Battery

March 7 Garrett Smith, 49, of the 24000 block of Commercial Street, Plainfield, was arrested at 9:48 p.m. at Renwick Road and Route 59 and charged with failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, hit and run and driving an uninsured vehicle, police said.

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Plainfield Battle of the Bands Looking for Contenders

Instruments for Change , a charity music event scheduled for this summer at Nevin's Brewing in Plainfield, is in need of musicians.

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Plainfield YMCA Celebrates Healthy Kids Day

The C.W. Avery Family YMCA, 15120 Wallin Drive, Plainfield, will celebrate Healthy Kids Day with a free community open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 26. The national YMCA initiative aims to raise awareness about the importance of establishing healthy habits in children at a young age.

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Plainfield to Replace Ash-Borer Stricken Trees

Plainfield village trustees on Monday voted to waive bidding, and spend $85,000 purchase 225 parkway trees from the Suburban Tree Consortium.

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