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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.

Chandler Woods to compete in Science Olympiad state tournament

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Chandler Woods Charter Academy is competing in the Science Olympiad state tournament for the first time. Over 500 high school and middle school/junior high teams competed at the Science Olympiad regional competitions during February and March, and 96 advanced to the 27th Michigan State Finals to be held Saturday, May 2 on the Michigan State University campus. The MSU [...]

School lunch is great value

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

by JOHN HENRY Food Service Director Rockford Public Schools   The school lunches are still a great value both nutritionally and economically! Nationally, the school lunch price is under $2.30 and is a well-balanced meal. Every school lunch includes five great choices: milk-fat-free or one percent vegetable-fresh to frozen fresh fruit of all kinds grains-more whole-grain [...]

Rockford girls lacrosse moves to 5-1

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Senior goalie Gabrielle Twiest helps the Rams to a win. Rams open conference play with win over East Grand Rapids The Rockford girls lacrosse team picked up where they left off as they returned to action April 15 after spring vacation. The Rams took on the previously undefeated team from Lansing Waverly (combined Waverly, Lansing Catholic and Grand Ledge) at the [...]

Boys lacrosse splits for week

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Brandon Emmons (#41) goes airborne after an illegal push from behind by a Holt player, as he and Nicky Howard (#24) fight to gain possession of the ball after a face-off. Photo by SUE POUBA by SUE POUBA It was a wet, cold and windy night last Tuesday, April 14, when the Forest Hills Central Rangers brought their state-ranked team to East Rockford Middle School for a game [...]

Rams varsity golf wins two

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford boys varsity golf team defeated Grand Haven and West Ottawa at Grand Haven Golf Club on Thursday, April 16. The overall match medalist was Sam Gallup of Rockford with a score of 38, followed closely by Jake Chaffee of Rockford with 39. Rockford posted a score of 250 against Grand Haven’s 258 and West Ottawa’s 285. Trent Davison scored 40, Steven [...]
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