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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.

RPS to unveil artificial turf at Ted Carlson Stadium

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford Public Schools (RPS) will formally dedicate its new artificial turf multi-purpose field on Thursday, September 3, 2009, at the football home opener against Holt. Voters approved the project as part of the district’s 2008 bond issue. After carefully studying artificial turf options, district officials contracted to install a Mondoturf Eco-fill field. This [...]

Rockford girls varsity water polo earns gold Academic All American honors

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Eight players earn Academic All State honors Rockford High School girls water polo Head Coach Al Reickard recently announced that eight players on the varsity team were honored as Academic All State players. To qualify, the individual players had to be sophomores with a nonweighted grade-point average (GPA) of 3.75 or higher. Those honored include senior Ariel Beattie, [...]

Surprise 80th birthday party planned

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Drop by and say hello if you know renowned fisherman John Kaiserlian as he is treated to a surprise birthday desert on sunday, July 12 from 1-5 p.m. at his home, 8824 Algoma Avenue. You may know John from his many years fishing at the Rockford [...]

MVA 15 Black team wins national title

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Bringing home first-place medals for the MVA 15 Black team is (l–r) Andrea Kacsits, Murphy Heyer and Sidney Rodriguez, all of Rockford. Three local girls bring home medals Two-year-old club, Michigan Volleyball Academy (MVA) finished their winning season by sending several teams to the annual Junior Volleyball Directors Association tournament in Louisville, Ky. The MVA [...]

Classifieds – July 9, 2009

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

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