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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.

Rockford student is top recruit at police academy

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

  BEST OF THE BEST—Maria Sapp was the guest of honor at Rockford’s City Council meeting on Monday, July 20. Sapp was recognized by Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones for being the top recruit in the 2009 Metro Police Academy. Rockford Police Chief Dave Jones extolled the achievements of a Rockford High School student during the regular meeting of the city council on [...]

Latest, greatest outdoor sport—available at the Squire

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

FINDING IS FUN—Geocaching at the Squire are three generations, including visitors from Massachusetts. A mom, dad and three sisters, one with her two children were “caught” geocaching outside the Squire on Thursday, July 16. Beth (“Just Fiddling Around” to geocaching friends) along with son and daughter Andrew and Hillary Baning came a long way to make this find. [...]

Rockford Register – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Saturday, July 25 Rockford Farm Market—8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants. Sunday, July 26 Blood Drive—8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 192 Bridge St., Rockford, in the dining room. [...]

A Message for You – July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Are you a wise manager? by PASTOR DAVE FERNLUND Algoma Baptist Church In Luke 19, Jesus tells a parable of a man of noble birth who was leaving on a trip. Before he left, he called his servants together and gave them each some money to put to work in his absence. When he returned he asked them what they had done with his money. He wanted to know what they had gained with [...]

Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

July 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

This spring, The Rockford Squire reported that five historic people in the Rockford area were honored at Recognition Plaza at Peppler Park. The event is a newer tradition in its second year and organized by the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE). Each year, RACE will honor people from the City of Rockford and the townships of Algoma, Cannon, Courtland and [...]
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