Alayna Blackmore, 22 months, of Rockford celebrated Memorial Day by helping to put flags on her great-grandpa’s grave at Fort Custer Memorial Park in Augusta, Mich. Her great-grandpa is Robert Williams, who was a WWII Navy pilot.
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.