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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
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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 .
Local Jobs: ComEd, Starbucks, Plainfield School District Now Hiring
Welcome to Job Central, our weekly column listing local job advertisements and descriptions.
The Week in Pictures
Woodland Middle School seventh grader Bradley Wilinski was superintendent for a day on Tuesday.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Plainfield Students Spread Easter Cheer
How far would you go to put a smile on someone's face? A group of Plainfield natives headed to the windy city last weekend with only one goal in mind: To make people happy.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Police Blotter: Samsung phones stolen from business on Showplace Drive
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Plainfield Housing Development Plan Moves Forward
Plainfield trustees on Monday gave the OK for the village attorney to draft an ordinance that will allow the annexation of 79 acres in Kendall County into the village.