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  1. Plainfield Blotter: Man Charged with Aggravated Domestic Battery of a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... domestic battery, police said. Travis Rayburn, 42, of the 24000 block of George Washington Drive, was arrested by Plainfield police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of aggravated battery to a child under 13 and domestic battery, ...

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  2. Thomas Jefferson Hits The Right Note Once AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Tension and excitement have been building since back in November for the children at Thomas Jefferson Elementary in Plainfield. This is the 8th year in a row that they have been performing an annual musical and this year to celebrate its 50th anniversary , Karen Blair the director and music teacher at the school decided on 'The Sound Of Music'.

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  3. New District Planner WelcomedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Park District has announced the hiring of a new Director of Planning. Jennifer Rooks-Lopez comes to Plainfield from a similar appointment as a Planner and Project Manager with the Northbrook Park District, where she had been employed for nearly six years.

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  4. Employment Ministry Roundtable, Tues. March 10Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... service help. We meet Tuesday, March 10 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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  5. Teacher charged with sexually assaulting student at Plainfield High SchoolRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WLS-AM Chicago

    A southwest suburban teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old female student at the school where he taught, police said. Brian Smith, 32, faces one count of criminal sexual assault, a Class 1 felony, according to a statement from Plainfield police.

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  6. Why Should I Try Lacrosse?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... district fields with games held on the weekends. At the end of the season, the teams from Naperville, Oswego, Plainfield, and Downers Grove will play in a round robin tournament to determine the league champion. Kids from all areas are invited to ...

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  7. Agribusiness Report March 2Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... unemployment.” Corn and soybeans ended slightly higher on Friday. Analyst Mike Seery with Seery Futures in Plainfield, Ill., noted that planting will become more of a focus for the trade in march, with the strike in Brazil still blocking some ...

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  8. Plainfield Trustees to Vote on Event Venue, Opera House, Downtown EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Village Board has a full agenda on Monday, when it will vote on a proposal to bring a private club/event venue to town, changes to a historic downtown building and proposed training structures for the fire department, along with several spring and summer events. The board is set to vote on a special use permit for developer Clayton Olsen, who is looking to open Warehouse 109, a 3,855-square-foot event venue in an existing building at 14903 S. Center St. The Plainfield Fire Protection District is also seeking board permission for two training structures at the fire district headquarters and training campus at 23752 W. 135th St. The buildings would cost between $475,000 and $500,000 , the Herald-News reported.

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  9. Plainfield teacher accused of sexually assaulting studentRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... d not respond to a voicemail seeking comment on the charge. Authorities say the 32-year-old first-year teacher at Plainfield High School assaulted the student about two weeks ago in a storage room next to Smith's classroom.

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  10. Plainfield HS teacher accused of sexually assaulting student: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WGN-TV Chicago

    Plainfield, Ill.- A Plainfield High School teacher is accused of engaging in a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old student. Brian D. Smith, 32, has been charged with Criminal Sexual Assault following the mid-February incident that took place in a storage room at Plainfield High School-Central.

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  11. Teacher charged with sexually assaulting student at Plainfield HighRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | WLS-AM Chicago

    A southwest suburban teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old female student at the school where he taught, police said. Brian Smith, 32, faces one count of criminal sexual assault, a Class 1 felony, according to a statement from Plainfield police.

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  12. Judge Denies Plainfield Teacher's Request for No-Contact Order Against TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    A Will County judge on Friday denied a Plainfield teacher's request for a no-contact order against a student who allegedly threatened her via Twitter. Nickey Walker, a longtime Plainfield Central staffer, has spoken out against the school board's decision to allow the teen to return to school after a 10-day suspension for the Jan. 29 threat.

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  13. Plainfield teacher charged with sexually assaulting student, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Chicago Tribune

    Bail was set at $600,000 on Friday for a science teacher who has been accused of having sexual relations with a 17-year-old female student at Plainfield Central High School, according to the Will County state's attorney's office. Brian D. Smith, 32, was arrested away from the school Thursday and charged with criminal sexual assault, a Class 1 felony that can carry a prison sentence up to 15 years, said Charles Pelkie, a spokesman for the state's attorney's office.

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  14. Batinick Files "Stephanie's Law" to Close Sex Offender LoopholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    State Representative Mark Batinick (R-Plainfield) has teamed up with Will, Kendall and DuPage County State's Attorney James Glasgow, Eric Weis and Robert Berlin to strengthen the state's Sex Offender Registry. House Bill 2548, also known as ...

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  15. District 308 Students Graduate from Edward Plainfield 'Mini Med School'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    Four Oswego School District 308 students last week graduated from the Dr. Ira Rubin's Mini Med School at Edward Hospital's Plainfield campus. Four District 308 students graduated from the program on Feb. 22: Tyler Guist, from Oswego High School ; Hannah Schilberg, from OHS; Akshata Gunda, Oswego East High School ; and Morgan Treftz from OEHS.

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  16. Plainfield Central Reschedules Winter ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    ... the direction of Band Director Dan Valkema and Assistant Band Director Pat Hoadley. There is no admission cost. Plainfield-area musical icon Edward Jones will act as special guest conductor. Jones served as band director at all levels for over 40 ...

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  17. Babysitting Clinic at Plainfield Park District March 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    ... Cost R $30/NR $45 per person. The clinic will be held at the Streams Recreation Center, 24319 Cedar Creek Ln., Plainfield. For more information on any Plainfield Park District programs and events, visit www.plfdparks.org, sign-up for our e-news ...

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  18. American Pop Art Program at Plainfield Library March 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    The Plainfield Public Library will host an American Pop Art program in collaboration with The Great Read from 2 to 3 p.m. March 8. The Plainfield Public Library will host an American Pop Art program in collaboration with The Great Read from 2 to 3 p.m. March 8 at the Library, 15025 S. Illinois St. in downtown Plainfield. The community is invited to this event, which will take place in the large meeting room on the lower level.

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  19. Plainfield Library to Host Showing of 'The Judge,' on Friday March 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    The community is invited to a showing of the movie, "The Judge," rated R, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6. The community is invited to a showing of the movie, "The Judge," rated R, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 6 at the Plainfield Public Library, located at 15025 S. Illinois St. in downtown Plainfield. The showing will take place in the large meeting room, located on the lower level.

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  20. David G. BentleyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Salem News

    ... sons, Brian (Beth) Bentley of Salineville, Todd (Nadine) Bentley of Dellroy and David (Stephanie) Bentley of Plainfield, Ill.; one daughter, Denise (Ron) Kellogg of Salineville; two sisters, Nancy (Willis) Murry of Wellsville and Irene (Robert) ...

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