Becky, Doug and Chris Spencer took The Rockford Squire with them on a mission trip to Consuelo, Dominican Republic. There, the Spencers worked with very underprivileged children and made home visits. They plan to continue their support and make future visits.
North Rockford Middle School (831 students) will receive additional parking spots and new sidewalks. The tennis courts will be relocated. New lockers will be placed in the hallway. Portions of the existing classrooms and restrooms will be renovated. Rockford High School (1,917 students) has received a new state-of-the-art track field. District officials contracted to install […]
1st Katharine Laage, Jackie Phillips, Millie Post 2nd Gail Butterfield, Jackie Cook, Mary Eadie, Andrew Gauss, Vera Paepke 3rd Sally Waite 4th Jeff Eckert, Norma Zimmer 5th Jason Berris, Patricia Frye, Calum Spoelma,Jonathan Stotz, Michell Tidey 6th Geneva L. Amato 7th Tiny Caswell, Julie Gulliver, Betty Linemeyer,Dee Maksim, Norine Osburn
The long-awaited cake bakery is baking up a storm. Grand Cakes, 124 Courtland St., downtown Rockford, offers free coffee every morning, warm scones, soft cookies, chewy brownies, coffee cake, whole or slices of cakes and pies, cupcakes, huge muffins, ice cream cakes, and cheesecakes by the slice, too. The bakery also offers cake pan rentals, […]
Bonus? I just heard that one of the brokers, to whom we gave millions of dollars, is paying bonuses of $800,000 to some of their employees! Seems like they didn’t need that bail-out money after all. The company made a few billion dollars in the second quarter of the year. By the end of […]