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If you go What: DuPage County Observance of the National Day of Prayer Who: Led by local pastors and community leaders; organized by Concerned Women For America When: Noon-1 p.m. May 1 Where: Naperville Municipal Building, 400 S. Eagle St. Janis William's Pecan Pie 1 cup sugar A1 4 teaspoon salt 1 cup dark corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs 2 ... (more)
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Plainfield Park Board Hires New Interim Director
Due to the absence of two members, the Plainfield Park District Board of Commissioners failed to pass a resolution in support of House Bill 5593 , which would increase the board from five to seven members.
North Central College plans day of service in community
North Central College in Naperville invites community members to join in for the eighth annual day of service on May 3. The event, called Intersection, begins at 7:45 a.m. Volunteers can choose one of two locations to gather and register: in Naperville in the lobby at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., and in Plainfield at Grace Pointe ... (more)
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.