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.
Roguewood students receive their award. Roguewood and Valley View may soon have other Rockford elementaries going green with envy. Both have been honored with an award by Green School awards program hosted by Kent County and Kent ISD. The ceremony took place at the LEED certified Fine Arts Center in Forest Hills Public Schools. According to Principal Hiblen, the students [...]
A PROUD MOMENT—Lena Sims shows off her award for coming in as the State’s 1st place winner in Fundamental Accounting sponsored by the Business Professionals of America. by CHRISTINE BIGNEY Lena Sims looks like the-girl-next-door, a senior at Rockford High School. She’s articulate, pleasant to talk to, and occasionally humorous. Any parent would be proud to have [...]
May 9 – 15 May 10th Bill Antor Jack Cook Jodi Hay Linda Martinson Gary Pratt Delores Quinn Gerry Riemersma May 11th Stan Hone May 12th Paul Des Noyers Ralph R. Smith Bill Troy May 13th Harold Martinson Michael Richard Tyler TenBrink Esther Waller May 14th David Dingman Chuck Pearson Connie Potter Lynda Ringelberg May 15th Steve Douthett Curt Hazlewood Cyndy Len [...]
Roger Allen, publisher Don’t blame the pigs Apparently it was the pork chop producers lobby that got the name “swine flu” changed to “H1N1 flu.” I’m glad. I had flu myself last winter and I never kissed a pig. Anyway, pigs never had this particular strain of influenza. These intelligent animals got the bad rap because it’s [...]