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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.

The Tax Attic, April 30, 2009

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Jerry Coon, Enrolled Agent Home improvement credits change It’s home improvement time of the year. It was a cold winter and many of us are thinking about adding some insulation wherever possible, replacing a few of those leaky windows, replacing that old leaky slider,  putting in a new insulated exterior door, buying a new high-efficiency furnace, or purchasing [...]

Michigan House recognizes Belmont youth volunteer

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SPIRIT AWARD—State Rep. Tom Pearce, right, welcomed to the Michigan Capitol today Courtney Fedeson and her parents Brian and Jodi Fedeson. Courtney has been named one of Michigan’s two top youth volunteers to receive the 14th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Pearce invites ‘Spirit’ recipient Courtney Fedeson to Lansing State Rep. Tom Pearce [...]

Rockford Relay to host landmark research project

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by MICHAEL S. SHIBLER, Ph.D. Superintendent of Schools What if you could personally participate in research to help determine factors that cause or prevent cancer? And what if your involvement ultimately leads to eliminating cancer as a major health problem for this and future generations? Would you do it? If your answer is yes, please consider participating in an [...]

A Message for You, April 30, 2009

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Spring brings new beginnings, new life by DR. MICHAEL CONKLIN Courtland-Oakfield United Methodist Church Spring is a time of wonder for me, and every year I anticipate its coming with a real sense of the coming joy. It isn’t that everything begins to turn both green and the rich colors of spring flowers, though that is certainly a delightful thing. It isn’t [...]

Rockford Register, April 30, 2009

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Fri.-Sat., May 1-2 Garage Sale-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Blythefield Christian Reformed Church, 6350 Kuttshill Drive, Rockford. Proceeds to go to Nicaragua Mission Trip. Monday, May 4 14th Annual Community Golf Outing-Registration from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with shotgun start at 1 p.m. at Blythefield Country Club, presented by [...]
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