Rockford Chapter 215, Order of the Eastern Star, had the pleasure of initiating a new member, Peter Drent of Sparta Lodge. Drent’s wife Carol is the Associate Matron of the Chapter. A potluck preceded the event on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2010 at the Rockford Lodge.
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.