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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.

The Tax Attic with Jerry Coon – July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Do you qualify for the First Time Homebuyer credit? There are some government programs that seem to generate more and more questions. The federal First Time Homebuyer Program is one of those programs. The fact that there is $8,000 in totally refundable dollars at stake might have something to do with creating questions. Taxpayers are trying to [...]

Obituaries – July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Longhurst Donna Jeanne Hart Longhurst, age 79, of Rockford peacefully left us July 27, 2009. Donna will be deeply missed by her husband of 61 years, James E. Longhurst; her children, Randy (Rachel) Longhurst, Marie (Lynn) Farrance, Keith Longhurst and partner Marie Schultz; grandchildren, Jason (Andrea) Longhurst, Krystin (Jacob) Sponsler, Lindsey (Andrew) Maki, Ashley [...]

Wolverine World Wide Inc. declares quarterly dividend

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

The directors of Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE: WWW) have recently declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on November 2, 2009, to stockholders of record on October 1, 2009. The dividend is equal to the last quarterly dividend and reflects an indicated annual dividend of $0.44 per [...]

Rockford woman killed in rollover

July 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alice Bronswell Phillips, 58, died when the vehicle which she drove was struck by that of a 19-year-old Grand Rapids woman on Alpine Avenue just south of Lamoreaux,  on Sunday, July 26. According to the Michigan State Police, Phillips lost control of her car after the impact and ran off the right side of the road and overturned, hitting a utility pole. She was taken to [...]

Rockford Register – July 30, 2009

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Wed.–Thur., July 29–30 “Christmas in July” Sale—9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wed., and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thur., at Rockford Reformed Church, 4890 Eleven Mile Rd., Rockford. All proceeds to benefit the North Kent Service Center Food Pantry. Thursday, July 30 Free Child ID Program—10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rockford Christian School, 6060 Belding Rd., Rockford, sponsored by [...]
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