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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 Rebels announce Players of the Week

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

  Ryan Baumann     Ryan Baumann and Connor Jackson were recently named Players of the Week for the Rockford Rebels 12U baseball team for the week ending June 14, 2009. Baumann pitched a complete game to get a win in the Lakeshore Challenge tournament in Holland over the weekend. Jackson was 6-11 batting on the week with two doubles and two RBI.                 [...]

SCOR U15 boys team Canton champions

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Soccer Club of Rockford (SCOR) U15 boys team traveled to Canton for the Memorial Day weekend soccer tournament. The team returned home with the championship trophy, by beating the HVSC 94 storm gold team to win the black division. Pictured are (front, l-r) Ian Stankus, Nolan Berry, Connor Doud, Colton Odem, Job Potter, Jacob Swanson; (back) Coach Joe Moulden, Mitch [...]

Applications being taken for basketball camp

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Final applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The camp is by invitation only. Boys and girls aged 10-19 are eligible to apply. Past participants include Michael Jordan, Tim Duncan, Vince Carter, Jerry Stackhouse, Grant Hill and Antawn Jamison. Players from 50 states and 11 foreign countries attended the 2008 camp. College [...]

Classified – June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Experienced part-time teller needed. Financial background required. No phone calls or inquiries at the branch. Please mail resume to: 3 N. Monroe, Rockford, MI 49341.      b25 ______________________ Immediate opening for bookkeeping clerk and sale representative. Qualifications include verbal, written and communication skills. Must be extremely organized. [...]

‘Toilet to tap’ concept plugged at plant dedication

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

THEY DRANK WHAT?!—Bubbling sewage part way through the treatment process cooks down in aerated tanks at the sewer treatment plant on Coit Avenue. Sewer Authority Board Chairman and Rockford City Manager Michael Young called the day historic and the story courageous. The plant is the ninth largest of its kind in the entire world, and built from the initiative of five [...]
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