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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.

Classifieds — May 7, 2009

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Customer Service-immediate openings! Local Grand Rapids outlet for Michigan manufacturing company has immediate openings. No experience necessary, company will train. Also looking for Branch Manager trainee. All positions paid vacations and monthly bonuses. For one-on-one interview, call (616) 243-1250.      b19 ____________________ Friendly person wanted [...]

Squire Visits Jerusalem

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sandy and “Sos” Rowland Sandy and “Sos” Rowland on Ben Yehuda Street in Jerusalem. They are there for a one month sabbatical with husband Larry Rowland who is the pastor of Rockford Baptist Church. Camera shy: Simeon and Larry [...]

Curbside Service

May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

pictured on left is Rockford resident Sherrie Coke buying pieces of Rockford history. Coke was driving in town last Saturday morning when she spotted signs promoting the REF’s “TipToe through the Ted” sod sale. She hurried on over to the high school and purchased six rolls of sod and returned home to place them in her yard. The football turf looked so [...]

Rockford man’s ‘humanly impossible’ task saving lives

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

“BROTHERS AND SISTERS IN CHRIST”—Dave Bowman (top left) brought his extended family to see the hospital he dreamed of and worked toward for nearly a decade. PRETTY IN PINK—A Sudanese soldier waits as Sarah Hammond paints his fingernails for him during her spring break visit to Sudan, the largest country on the African continent. by BETH ALTENA What did you do for [...]

Little to fear from asbestos, state says of Main Street demolition

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA It probably wasn’t a good idea to stand and watch the demolition of a Main Street property said Bob Christmas of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), but it’s unlikely it was dangerous. Christmas said it was not determined yet whether there was asbestos in the house or in the siding, but either way believes the possibility of illness [...]
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