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  1. Plainfield 'Park Truth' Group Recognized by Advocacy CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Several members of the local activist group Park Truth were on hand in Elmhurst Dec. 9 to accept their award when the Citizen Advocacy Center recognized their efforts in bringing about significant change at the Plainfield Park District over the past 18 months. The award reads, "Citizen Advocacy Center celebrates Park Truth with the Citizen Initiative Award in recognition of their outstanding efforts in organizing community members to scrupulously monitor Plainfield Township Park District as well as stand up to attempts to suppress public participation."

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  2. Two Plainfield Restaurants Close Up ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Plainfield trustees on Monday voted to reduce the number of the village's liquor licenses due to the closings of Wild West BBQ, 15420 S. Route 59, and Shrimp Bar 'N Grill, 24136 W. Lockport St. Wild West opened in 2012 in the space formerly occupied by Salentino restaurant. Shrimp Bar 'N Grill, which opened in July and was affiliated with the Shrimp Barn in Minooka, took over a site most recently occupied by Fiesta Mexicana, which closed last winter.

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  3. Plainfield's Epic Tanning Company Announces Grand OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PR Log

    New owners and siblings Carlos and Gigi Galindo say, "We are thrilled to be opening Epic Tanning Salon in Plainfield. It has been a dream of ours to open a small business together as a family that offers a positive customer experience.

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  4. Plainfield Teachers: No Current Plans for Strike, But It's 'Always a Possibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Plainfield teachers union president Dawn Bullock on Tuesday said the organization doesn't currently have plans for a strike, "but it is always a possibility" after more than a year of contract negotiations with District 202. Association of Plainfield Teachers reps met again Dec. 10 with district officials as talks continue on a new three-year contract.

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  5. 'Peter Pan' to fly into Naperville in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Herald

    ... John Apple, director of the Chicagoland Pops Orchestra and arts pastor of Springbrook Community Church in Plainfield, conducts the 14-piece pit orchestra for "Peter Pan." This is his fourth year conducting the orchestra for Magical Starlight Theatre ...

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  6. St. Mary's Students Take On the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    Sarah Conley, a seventh grader, won the National Geography Bee at St. Mary Immaculate Parish School in Plainfield. The competition, in which students answer geography questions provided by the National Geographic Society, was the school round in the 27th annual National Geography Bee.

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  7. Plainfield aims to redevelop U.S. Route 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chicago Tribune

    Plainfield's village board Monday approved two significant measures to improve part of the village's U.S. Route 30 corridor. Plainfield's village board Monday approved two significant measures to improve part of the village's U.S. Route 30 corridor.

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  8. Agribusiness Report Dec. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KCRG

    ... move lower along with the declining price of crude oil, according to analyst mike seery with seery futures in Plainfield, Illinois. Seery also observes that demand for soybean meal seems insatiable, with beans propping up prices today. 'There's just ...

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  9. Man Charged with DUI in Crash that Injured Plainfield WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Patch.com

    An Oswego man faces a DUI charge after a two-vehicle accident that injured a Plainfield woman on Dec. 11. The 42-year-old Plainfield woman was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora following the 8:44 p.m. crash on Orchard Road near Route 34, according to police.

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  10. Geneva Home Has Third-Floor Loft, Master Suite With Balcony, Wet Bar [PHOTOS]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Patch.com

    ... after a "Mom and Dad Party" hosted by Pi Kappa Alpha. Two Naperville residents still face criminal charges. The Plainfield man also reportedly came up with money to bankroll an appearance by Floyd Mayweather but never got paid his share for it. ...

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  11. Plainfield Sex Offender Charged With Lurking Around Forest Preserve Now Wanted For Skipping CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    A predatory sex offender from Plainfield who was charged with lurking around a forest preserve in October now has a warrant out for his arrest for missing court Wednesday. Prosecutors had already moved to revoke 21-year-old Jonathan Fogelman's sex offender probation.

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  12. Plainfield Man Duped Out Of $215K He Invested In Nonexistent Trey...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    A Plainfield man was bamboozled out of $215,000 he paid to bankroll performances by a half dozen star musicians, including Wiz Khalifa and Meek Mill , according to a lawsuit filed in Will County court. An appearance by boxer Floyd Mayweather that Mondo invested in did come off, the suit said, but Mondo was never paid for his share afterward.

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  13. Standard and Poor's Upgrades Plainfield Bond RatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    The Village of Plainfield is pleased to announce that Standard & Poor's Ratings Services upgraded the Village's water and sewer revenue bond ratings to AA+ this week. Like the upgrades from Moody's earlier this wee k, this is the third upgrade from Standard & Poor's in recent years and is a result of the sound fiscal management policies and practices that the village has in place.

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  14. Plainfield Park District Honored for Work on DuPage River TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Park District Commissioners and staff have been honored for their ongoing work in the development of the DuPage River Trail that runs through the Park District. The honor, a plaque from the Plainfield Riverfront Foundation, was presented to the Park District Board at their regular meeting last night.

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  15. End of an Era for Plainfield Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Patch.com

    With a table full of plaques, accolades and a pack of his beverage of choice , colleagues and community members honored Plainfield Fire Chief John Eichelberger Thursday as the chief gets ready to retire after four decades of service. Eichelberger is scheduled to retire Jan. 2, handing off the reins to Deputy Chief Dave Riddle.

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  16. Lockport school superintendent seeks Kaneland jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Daily Herald

    ... to come to Kaneland, how he would deal with difficulties with the school board and more. Skogsberg, who lives in Plainfield, said because of his preference to live on the edge of suburbia, the Kaneland district would be a good fit for his family. He ...

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  17. Joliet residents seething over plan to replace classic theater's marqueeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | My FOX Chicago

    ... the front of the building when it opened in 1926. The new marquee is being paid for with a $350,000 donation by Plainfield businessman Ed Czerkies, and features a radically different design, including a digital signboard that plays video. Gannon ...

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  18. Person killed when SUV and truck collide in PlainfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | My FOX Chicago

    A Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling north on Ridge Road north of Johnson Road about 8:15 a.m. when it crossed the center line and struck a southbound box truck, Plainfield police said in a statement. The driver of the SUV had to be cut out of the wreckage, and was taken to Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, where she later died, police said.

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  19. Blue Christmas ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    If you find that Christmas is a difficult time of the year because of difficult circumstances, you are invited to share in an ecumenical service of worship that honors your pain and claims God's ever-present comfort, healing and love. This service of comfort and healing is scheduled for Sunday, December 14th at 4 p.m. at Plainfield Congregational United Church of Christ, 24020 W. Fraser Road, Plainfield.

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  20. New Construction Homes For Sale in Plainfield, IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    Chatham Square - 8 homes for sale Chatham Square is a single family and town home community built in the mid 2000's by Gladstone Homes. Chatham Square is located in Plainfield, Illinois.

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