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From the community

Montessori of Plainfield Open Enrollment

Montessori of Plainfield is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2012-2013 school year. Call to schedule a tour of the school or to get programming … Read more ›

Planning around school made easier by District 202 calendars

Parents looking to plan around school schedules have gotten some help from Plainfield Community Unit School District 202 board members. Board members on Jan. 23 approved … Read more ›

Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is proposing changes in the funding of the state's community colleges to reward higher graduation rates. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune / September 17, 2011)

Simon assails community college graduation rate

Almost a million students enroll in Illinois community colleges each year, seeking a more affordable and accessible alternative to traditional four-year universities, to try to … Read more ›

Suburban Chicago authorities offer free classes

Ever wondered what it was like to a cop or a firefighter? A suburban Chicago police department says it’s offering the public a chance to … Read more ›

After school activities at District 202 cancelled because of weather

After school activities at Plainfield Community Unit School District 202 schools have been cancelled for Thursday. The cancellations include activities such as sports practices, games, … Read more ›

State Sen. AJ Wilhelmi, D-Joliet. (Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus)

Wilhelmi opts out of controversial scholarship program

A Joliet sate senator announced this week he will no longer award college scholarships to students as part the controversial Legislative Tuition Waiver Program. “In … Read more ›

Mary Reynolds, Northwestern College’s newly appointed Naperville Campus Director, oversees the College’s operations at its 1809 N. Mill Street Campus in DuPage County. Northwestern College maintains two additional campuses, including Bridgeview and Chicago-Jefferson Park.
From the community

Northwestern College Confirms New Naperville Campus Director, Mary Reynolds!

[NAPERVILLE, IL] – Northwestern College, the second oldest private, two-year college in Illinois, recently confirmed the promotion of fourteen (14) year staff member Mary Reynolds … Read more ›

Romeoville offers big help to Lewis University

Romeoville will act as a conduit for Lewis University for the issuance of $28 million in tax-free bonds for construction projects at the college. At … Read more ›

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Fr. Pfleger brings his message of social justice to Benedictine

Lisle, Illinois ~ Poverty was once a forgone way of life in the area around St. Sabina Catholic Church on Chicago’s South Side. Recently, however, … Read more ›

Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics Dismantle the new Chevy Volt at Bill Jacobs Chevy in Plainfield, IL
From the community

Bill Jacobs Chevrolet Plainfield Offers Emergency Training on Hybrid Chevy Volt

PLAINFIELD, IL – Methodically dismantling a vehicle from the ground up might not seem like a very smart idea to anyone but a mechanic or … Read more ›