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  1. Plainfield Firefighters/Paramedics Local 4560 Endorses 3 in Fire District ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Firefighters/Paramedics Local 4560 is proud to announce endorsements for the April 7 consolidated election. The candidates were all carefully considered by our membership based on their positions on the following topics important to our core values of public safety: "We feel that these candidates will provide sound judgement and fiscal responsibility for the taxpayers and the community," said Ryan Johnson, Political Action Chairman for Local 4560.

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  2. A Message from Park Board Candidate Rob AyresRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Rob Ayres, current PTPD park board appointee, on values he hopes to continue to bring to the board with your votes on April 7th I'm posting this at the request of Rob Ayres so he can share in his own words with voters his ideas of how and why he wants to serve the Plainfield Township Park District as a park commissioner. Mr. Ayres is currently serving on the PTPD board of commissioners as an appointee, running for one of two open 2-year term seats.

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  3. The Plainfield Library Seeks Community's Input During National Library Week Open Houses April 12-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Patch.com

    The community is invited to explore the unlimited possibilities of 21st century library service at four open houses hosted by the Plainfield Public Library District during National Library Week, which is April 12 to 18. The open houses, which will focus on the unlimited possibilities for the future of the Plainfield Public Library, will take place in the small meeting room, located on the main level of the Library, at 15025 S. Illinois St. in Plainfield. Refreshments will be available.

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  4. U S 30 Work West of I-55 Starts to Roll WedRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that reconstruction work along a two mile segment of U S 30 in the West Joliet - Plainfield area will start on Wednesday of this week. This Route 30 project will begin with utility companies relocating their facilities to make room for an improved drainage system and a wider roadway.

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  5. SBD Business Honor Society Inducts 42 New MembersRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | McKendree College

    ... wisdom, honor and the pursuit of meaningful aspirations. Andrew Kordelewski, a senior sport management major from Plainfield, Ill., received the 2015 Northwestern Mutual Outstanding Student Award during the program. The new McKendree University ...

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  6. Culver's To Hold Fundraisers for Plainfield Fire FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Culver's of Joliet will donate percentage of food sales from open to close for Plainfield families who lost homes in fire. Culver's of Joliet will holding two fundraisers for the two Plainfield families burned out of their homes earlier this month.

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  7. Joliet Guardsman Plotted Terror Attack: Feds / Sex Offender...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    Your Week in Headlines: Bolingbrook hosts 75,000th neighbor contest for 50th anniversary a Plainfield mom fights to fix sex offender law.

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  8. Local teams take honors at 2015 Bridge Bust CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Daily Herald

    ... Fernando, Nadun Gajapala, Gaveen Godege, and Shakthi Perera. The father-son duo of Jeff and Austin Nakaerts of Plainfield took home the Overall Structural Efficiency Award for the second year, after winning the same title in the Family Division. The ...

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  9. Harvest Church Plainfield Celebrates 'Jazzy' Easter With Kirk WhalumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Patch.com

    Grammy winning jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum and special guest Michael "Nomad" Ripoll will perform at the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services on Easter morning, April 5, 2015. Harvest meets at 13300 Route 59 Plainfield.

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  10. Rain Barrel Workshop at the Plainfield Library April 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    As part of the Green Village Series, the Plainfield Public Library will host a rain barrel workshop on April 13 at 7 p.m. As part of the Green Village Series, the Plainfield Public Library will host a free rain barrel workshop on April 13 from 7 to 8 p.m. in its large meeting room. The Library is located at 15025 S. Illinois St. Rain barrels can help residents save money on their water bills.

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  11. DPWN South Naperville/Plainfield Chapter MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    Dynamic Professional Women's Network South Naperville/Plainfield Chapter meeting Thursday, March 26 from 11:15 am - 12:45 pm. Are you a Graphic Designer? An Events Planner? In a Health Related Industry? A Lawyer or Accountant? We are looking for your industry and several others to join us at our next chapter meeting as we continue to build our referral network stronger and more productive.

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  12. Agribusiness Report March 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KCRG

    ... farmers` plans for this year`s crops in the planting intentions report. Analyst Mike Seery with Seery Futures in Plainfield, Ill., says waiting is about all that`s happening in corn or soybeans. “They are kind of chopping around. they`re ...

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  13. Plainfield Family Volunteers Together at Special Olympics Illinois State Basketball TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    When basketball official Bob Henry of Plainfield arrived at the 2015 Special Olympics Illinois State Basketball Tournament in Bloomington-Normal on March 14, he brought more than his whistle and official's jersey. His wife, Melanie, and children Brett and Amanda accompanied him to volunteer at the event.

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  14. Great Adventures Parents Gather Donations for Troops OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    Parents of children enrolled in the Plainfield Park District's Great Adventures pre-school program have been busy in recent days, gathering a variety of items to be shipped to U.S. troops overseas. This is the second year that the Great Adventures families have joined together for the project, with the goal of collecting personal supplies and other items to be shipped to troops stationed in South Korea.

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  15. Employment Ministry Roundtable, Tues. April 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    ... service help. We meet Tuesday, April 14 promptly at 6:30 pm, at St. Mary Immaculate Parish, 15629 South Rt. 59 in Plainfield. Our Employment Ministry helps you build confidence and accelerate your job search success. We help job seekers succeed. ...

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  16. Another Plainfield Family Copes With Devastating House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    ... back on their feet. "The generosity have been overwhelming, I cannot even express it," said Donna Leffer, 53. "Plainfield is a very compassionate town." Donna was at work when the fire broke out. Since the fire, local restaurants have stepped up in ...

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  17. Top Elementary Schools for Real Estate in Naperville, IL -- March 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    ... Aurora . Eagle Pointe Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 202, and is located at 24562 Norwood Dr in Plainfield, IL. It services homes in Plainfield and Naperville . Ellsworth Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 203, and is ...

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  18. Good Friday ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Patch.com

    Our Plymouth Church family welcomes each worshiper gladly. It is our goal to be the family of God. Please know that, whoever you are and from wherever you have come, you are welcome in God's house. Plymouth Congregational Church 24022 W. Lockport Street Plainfield, IL 60544 (815) 436-3409

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  19. Mom Fights to Close Loophole In Sex Offender Registry ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Patch.com

    A Plainfield mom is lobbying state lawmakers to amend the Illinois Sex Offender Registry Act that would require abusers convicted of sexually motivated, misdemeanor battery offenses to register with the state as sex offenders. Tina Estapore's daughter, Stephanie, was 15 when a trusted neighbor sexually abused her in his basement in December 2011.

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  20. 'Living Last Supper' comes to Aurora April 2-3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Herald

    ... Bell, Aurora; narrator, Mike Rumple, Aurora; understudy, Wally Loague, Aurora; and music director, Peggy Weems, Plainfield. Choir members will be Peggy Weems, Plainfield; Meredith Lindgren, Aurora; Cindy Chase, Aurora; and Allison Bell, Aurora. ...

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