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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.

Fred Meijer ups ante in support of trail

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

GIFT—Handing over a gift from one who is “Pure Michigan,” Fred Meijer, are (l–r) Meijer Foundation officials Rob VerHeulen and Mike Julien, along with DNR Parks and Recreation staffers Paul Yauk (planning division), Vicky Anthes (chief of the planning division), and Mary Nardo (manager of the planning unit for parks statewide).                         [...]

Classifieds – September 17, 2009

September 17, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Activity Assistant for clerical and activity needs at Bishop Hills. 10 hours/week, usually Wednesday and Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. $7.40/hour. Call (616) 866-2002.      b38 ______________________ WANTED: Acoustic bass player for gospel group. (616) 696-1246.      p38cp ______________________ FOR SALE Antique desk with hutch, cubby holes, [...]

Puzzle through clues and win $1,000 in free gas

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

IT’S JUST NOT HERE—But it is somewhere. Organizer Carl Stites has hidden the Cannon Coin and he won’t tell anyone where. Here organizers Don Kurylowicz, Carl Stites and Linda Anderson (in the water), Jim Blackall and Dennis Spitler (afraid of water spiders) look under a rock in Bear Creek. This is not where Carl hid the coin this year. Watch for clues in the Squire [...]

Ric’s Food Center wins customers through service, prices

September 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

HAPPY CUSTOMER—Ric’s Food Center Store Director Dave Brickner bags groceries for a customer at the store. Brickner counters rumors about the store due to the stalled development nearby.                           Lack of action on development not ‘part and parcel’ to store Ric’s Food Center Store Director Dave Brickner wonders if rumors over the [...]
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