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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.

Maghielse & Company to host Chamber After Hours event

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Monday, July 13, Chamber After Hours will be hosted by Maghielse & Company, an honored Chamber member since March 28, 2005. Come join other business leaders at this high-energy business located on 117 Courtland Street, Rockford from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Owners Steve and Denise Maghielse invite everyone to bring lots of business cards and be prepared to network like [...]

Community Endowment connects present with historic figures

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

HISTORIC—Members of the Myers family on hand for the awards ceremony. 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 [...]

Grannies make a difference, one child at a time

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

SPECIAL GRANNIES—Millie Anderson (left) and Gisela Leichty (right) share stories of their grandchildren. Most people over the age of 75 are winding down and enjoying the twilight years of their life, right? Not for a couple of grannies who are in the prime of their life and enjoying every minute of it. Gisela Leichty, 81, and Millie Anderson, 76, are a couple of [...]

Sen. Jansen, Comcast, volunteers build ramp in Rockford

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

GOOD WORKS—Making the partnership happen are (l-r) Dave Bulkowski of Disability Advocates, Dave Jacobs of Home Repair Services, West Michigan Comcast Vice President Larry Williamson, and Senator Mark Jansen. Photo by Christine Bigney First MMAP project completed, providing greater independence for local woman A Kent County woman and her family have greater independence [...]

Birthdays – July 11 to 17

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

11th Ralph Leistner 12th Sue Hone, Jill M. Mackie. Pam Reed, Maxine Smith 13th Alyssa Jerrils, Maureen Mawby, Cindy Schluckebier 14th Chase Richard 15th Mike Baer, Brian Bearinger, Emajean Clawson 16th Sam Grimes, Melanie D. Ragsdale, Arnold Paepke, Lucy Weiss 17th Christopher Moore, Kirsten Rice, Nancy [...]
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