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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.

Rewards of volunteering (for Rogue River Cleanup) greater than ever

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Andrew Kersting cleaning Rogue River. Rockford resident Andrew Kersting is an old hand at helping the Rogue River be its best. Kersting began his annual Rogue River Cleanup in May, 2005, after realizing at a young age that life can be short and you need to do what you can while you can. Kersting has scheduled this year’s Cleanup for Saturday, May 30 and hopes others [...]

Chamber After Hours at Founders Bank & Trust Monday, May 11

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

WELCOMING YOU—The staff at Founders Bank & Trust look forward to building relationships through networking at the next Chamber After Hours. Rockford area business people are invited to the next Chamber After Hours networking event to be held Monday, May 11, at Founder’s Bank & Trust (FBT).  Join other business leaders at this fine establishment located on [...]

Public invited to honor local leaders

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

These people, listed below, have made a significant and lasting difference in their communities and their names will be permanently placed at Peppler Park in thanks. The public is invited to a ceremony honoring residents from the City of Rockford, and the townships of Cannon, Courtland and Plainfield. Each are part of the Rockford Area Community Endowment (RACE), which [...]

Exchange students to try for Corner Bar Hall of Fame

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rockford exchange students challenged to join in as well A group of students attending Kent City High School have decided to try to leave a permanent reminder of their time in the United States by putting their name on the Corner Bar Hall of Fame, eating 12 hotdogs in four hours. They challenge students from other countries going to school in Rockford to do the same. [...]

Trail users hope for help in Luton Park cleanup

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

(A day picking up trash is a good day in the outdoors) Mountain bike riders are excited to be allowed to use a beautiful piece of Rockford property to enjoy their sport, but are hoping for some help in cleaning up trash. Members will be meeting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 9 at the Luton barn, 6099 Kies Avenue (from Rockford Ten Mile to Courtland, south to Kies, east to the [...]
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