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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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Notes: pre-bid meeting for interested parties will be held on monday, february 19, 2018, at 2:00 pm at clarks creek elementary school, 401 elm drive, plainfield, in 46168.
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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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The Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority has signed shared-services agreements with two Somerset County communities.
Plainfield Renewable Energy LLC, a subsidiary of Enova Energy Group (NYSE:ENA), and joint venture partner, Decker Energy International Incorporated, have received financing for a new power plant.
25 March 2010 - S&P on Wednesday upgraded to A+ from A its ratings on debt issued on behalf of the Town of Plainfield, Indianapolis, by itself and Plainfield Parks Facilities Corp.
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