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Plainfield,

city (1990 pop. 46,567), Union co., NE N.J.; settled 1684 by Friends, inc. as a city 1869. Formerly a residential city in the New York metropolitan area, it has become the urban center of 10 closely allied municipalities, with diversified industries, including printing and the manufacture of chemicals, machinery, and electronic and transportation equipment. Among the several 18th-century buildings remaining are a Friends' meetinghouse (1788), the Martine house (1717), and the Nathaniel Drake House (1746), known as Washington's Headquarters. Nearby Washington Rock, overlooking the Hudson River, is reputed to be the vantage point from which George Washington watched British troop movements.
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Contract Documents and Plans for the proposed work are on file in the City of Plainfield Purchasing Division, 515 Watchung Ave.
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New London High School principal William ''Tommy'' Thompson III said a fight broke out after fans in Plainfield used the N-word in taunts against the players, called them ''monkeys'' and told them to ''get back in their cages'' when the players were heading to their buses Friday.
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Plainfield provides an ideal context because its vibrant African-American population formed several churches around 1900 that represented Baptist, Presbyterian, AME, Episcopal, and Church of God traditions.
For decades, Plainfield was a sleepy town west of Indianapolis.
The acquisition was financed by a fund managed by a partnership with Plainfield Asset Management LLC.
The Town of Plainfield will retain the services of a qualified consulting firm to provide engineering services for preparing contract plans, specifications and a construction cost estimate, as detailed below, for the project outlined in the project description section.