Where Are Plainfield Seniors Heading Next Year?
Calling all Plainfield and District 202 seniors and senior parents: What's next for you after graduation? Whether you're headed to college or starting a new job, tell us your plans in the comments below.
Peck Says He's Not Getting Paid for Plainfield Park District Job; Special Meeting Set for Wednesday
Village of Plainfield trustee Garrett Peck started his new role as interim executive director of the Plainfield Park District this week, but said that, for now at least, he's not getting paid.
Sat May 18, 2013
Kane Co. Chronicle
State lawmakers OK medical marijuana; local legislators split on measure
Illinois doctors soon may win the right to prescribe limited doses of marijuana to treat certain medical conditions after Illinois lawmakers endorsed a measure legalizing medical marijuana.
Killer's Gal Wanted to Talk But Lawyer Threatened to Walk: New Filing
Ricardo Gutierrez was convicted of gunning down a man who supposedly threatened his girlfriend and her baby.
Plainfield Sex Abuser Gets to Talk an Hour, Also Gets to do 5 Years
Brian Peppers recalled watching the television show Cops with his grandfather, and how the old man warned him that if he didn't change his ways, he would end up like the shirtless man getting chased down and tackled by the law.
Vendor Market Set for Plainfield Library Grounds Saturday
The Friends of the Plainfield Public Library are hosting a community-wide Garage Sale and Vendor Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 18.
Psych Records For Boy Victim in Sex Case to go to Judge Before Lawyer
A Will County judge said she will review any psychiatric history obtained about a boy allegedly abused sexually at the hands of a teenager.
Fri May 17, 2013
Walk to help fight disease
When Cole Zuponeck was 9 months old and not yet crawling, his parents, Kristin and George of Plainfield, took him to their pediatrician.
Morris Daily Herald
Church Bulletins: Baccalaureate slated for Sunday evening
All are invited to the Baccalaureate Service for the Morris Community High School graduating Class of 2013 in the high school auditorium at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 19.
Romeoville Police Blotter: DUI, Marijuana, Hit and Run
April 19 Kenneth Forsberg Jr., 30, of 322 Hickory Ave., was arrested at 2:07 a.m. and charged with DUI and hit and run in the 600 block of Belmont Avenue, police said.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Southtown Star
Council member wants public airing of detention center plans
The Joliet City Council could vote next week on whether to lay out for the public what plans already exist for building an immigrant detention center in town.
Wed May 15, 2013
The New Old Age Blog: The 'Long and Unacceptable' Wait for a Veterans' Benefit
We wrote last fall about a form of government assistance for aging veterans called the Aid and Attendance pension benefit , which reimburses veterans and their families for the costs of caregivers working in the home or can be used to pay for assisted living or nursing home care.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Southtown Star
Local women react to Jolie's news, share stories of...
Like Angelina Jolie, they are beautiful women. Young mothers. Friends who live near each other in their Plainfield homes.
Blotter: Plainfield Man Charged with DUI After Crashing Into Railroad Crossing Gates
May 11 Martin D. Ayala, 17, of the 16000 block of Arbor Drive was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to jail records.
Plainfield School of Rock Hosts Open House June 1
School of Rock won't officially be in session until June 11, but the new downtown Plainfield music school is inviting residents to an open house party on June 1. Owner Jason Fein said prospective students will get to see what School of Rock, 24026 W. Lockport St.
Dist. 300 considers second online charter school plan
Community Unit District 300 board members have moved from one charter school proposal to another, holding a public hearing Monday night for the Illinois Online Charter School.
Mon May 13, 2013
Family, Dog Escape From Plainfield Fire
A family of eight escaped unscathed from a fire that started in the garage of a home in the 13700 block of Amherst Court Monday night, according to the Plainfield fire department .
David Abrego: 19, of 54 Pine Lane in Hodgkins, was arrested by Romeoville police Sunday on charges of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and no license.
Plainfield Police Investigate Eastern Avenue Car Break-Ins
Plainfield police are looking into a rash of vehicle burglaries they believe happened in the early hours of May 10.
Village Looks to Fill Vacancy on Plainfield Plan Commission
The Village of Plainfield is looking to fill an open spot on the Plan Commission.