About Squire News
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.

RPS spends $45.8 million in upgrades

July 30, 2009 0

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 […]

Birthdays – August 1-7

July 30, 2009 0

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 […]

Grand Cakes is now open

July 30, 2009 0

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, […]

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