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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.

Celebrate Mother’s Day early at kick-off

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

READY TO GO—Teresa Michanowicz and Nancy Norton with the Gremel Group. In the days leading up to Mother’s Day, crews of women volunteers will be pounding nails, raising walls and laying bricks at more than 175 Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the U.S. These non-traditional, pre-Mother’s Day activities are part of Habitat’s second annual National [...]

Razorbacks win end-of season hockey tournament

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS—Cedar Rock SportsPlex of Cedar Springs recently announced the 14-and-under Bantam Tournament champions. The 2008-09 roller hockey season ended on Saturday, March 28, after two weeks of tournament play with the Bantam team of the Razorbacks emerging as champs after an exciting 4-3 victory over Digi Fab, the season champions. The Razorback team [...]

A Wise move for Rockford

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

by RICH ZECK For over 12 years, Wise Photography has brought life and emotions to one-dimensional pictures at her studio on Bridge Street. You can say owner Michelle Wise has had her eye on hundreds of area families lives. She has been there to take pictures at our children’s births, weddings, anniversaries, senior class memories and countless of other special [...]

Secrets of a Sunken Cannon Revisited

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

Rich Geldhof by RICH GELDHOF The older we get the more powerful our minds become and when we don’t use what the brain has stored we “lose it.” Our short-term memory capacity is normally from five-nine number digits.  This explains why phone numbers and checking accounts are kept to seven numbers and a social security number doesn’t exceed nine [...]

Superintendent Shibler shines in annual performance evaluation

April 15, 2009 // 0 Comments

The  Rockford  Board  of  Education  issued  the  following  summary  of Superintendent Dr. Shibler’s performance evaluation, held on Monday, April 13, 2009 Rockford Public Schools reached two significant milestones this year: Rockford Public Schools will graduate its 125th class and Dr. Shibler will complete [...]
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