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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.

Local woman wins first body-building competition

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Local resident Kerry Foley is named champion in her first body-building competition. Local resident Kerry Foley is named champion in her first body-building competition. For Kerry Foley, fitness is her business as well as a way of life. Foley is a fit pro trainer at Snap Fitness, owns a physical fitness training business, and is a yoga instructor at Rhythm Dance Center in [...]

Candlestone Golf and Resort gets facelift

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

by Scott Yeomans The Candlestone Golf and Resort was built in the early 1970’s, in the middle of an apple orchard, with just a restaurant and hotel. In 1978 the golf course, which is considered to be one of Jerry Mathews’ best designs, was built. Since taking over the Resort in 2008 the new owners (Steve Leach of Rockford, John Durkee of Cedar Springs and [...]

New kids consignment boutique coming to Downtown Rockford

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Teresa Patteuw. In today’s economy you can’t go wrong shopping at Gumballs and Overalls, the new kid’s consignment boutique coming to downtown Rockford. At the upscale consignment boutique you will find name brands such as Gymboree, Gap, Tommy Hillfiger, The Children’s Place, Ralph Lauren, Limited Too, and many designer brands all for up to 70 [...]

Blues Begins

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

The season’s first free Huntington Bank Rogue River Blues concert was held Tuesday, June 9 on the banks of the Rogue River. In a brand-spanking new Garden Club park which has undergone a transformation this spring, the series promises a great summer of family [...]
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