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The annual Kids’ Fair on Monday in Joliet attracted hundreds to an event bringing families and children closer to nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and private companies in the area. Nearly 60 vendors were on hand.
The Plainfield Park District had a banner weekend at the recent Illinois Association of Park Districts/Illinois Park & Recreation Association Soaring to New Heights Conference.
Trained personnel or the school nurse can administer undesignated quick relief asthma medicine when any individual at District 202 in Plainfield – students, staff or members of the community – experience respiratory distress.
The Plainfield South High School Black Student Association is inviting the community to help open the free Feb. 23 Black History Month showcase by singing the Black National Anthem “Lift Every Voice.”
The Herald-News asked Will County organizations to send us their fish fry information. Here are 10 you can try during Lent.
Lockport and Plainfield Townships, in coordination with their local fire departments, have launched a program to provide referrals and funding for residents struggling with mental health issues following the model pioneered by Joliet in 2022.
Shorewood HUGS hosted its 14th chocolate ball on Saturday night to raise money for its “Hugs and Wishes” program. Since its inception in 2008, Shorewood HUGS has fulfilled 1,300 wishes and given back $1 million to the community.
The Plainfield Village Board may be in the “clean-up stages” of the agreement on video gaming in the village and seems likely the item will reappear as an agenda item again soon.
The village of Plainfield has received an upgraded from Moody's on the village’s water and sewer enterprise fund rating from Aa2 to Aa1.
Thanks to a recent rule change within the Miss USA organization, 43-year-old Tiffany Kory’s dream to compete again can now become a reality in one of the most historic competitions of its kind. The Plainfield mom will be part of the Miss Illinois pageant.
The addition of Woodman’s at the corner of 119th and Route 59 would follow the recent approval of a development to the east on 119th Street in Plainfield. Construction is already underway for the Polo Club subdivision.
Local officials hope designation of downtown Joliet as a national historical district will attract tourists and developers.
Two people were transported to Ascension St Joseph Medical Center with serious injuries following an early morning crash Sunday in Joliet.
A Plainfield man described as “a serial domestic abuser” by Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow has been sentenced to nine years in prison.
U.S. President Joe Biden said the mass shooting in Joliet underscores the need to take "guns off our streets and out of the hands of those who seek to harm themselves or others."