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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.

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County kicks off with home in Sparta

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Calling all volunteers … Habitat for Humanity of Kent County has kicked off a build in North Kent County on Tuesday, March 31, and volunteers are needed. Absolutely no experience is required. Habitat has plenty of jobs at all skill levels, including framing, siding, painting, land scaping, work site assistance and clean up, meal prep, and more. To work on site, you [...]

Rockford grads looking

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

CLASS OF ‘59—The Rockford High School class of 1959. Its 45th reunion was held at the Rockford Community Cabin five years ago. The Rockford High School class of 1959 is hoping someone out there knows where some of their graduating classmates are. The class will celebrate their initiation into the Golden R Club (graduates of RHS who have reached or passed the 50th [...]

Spring is in the air

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sam Hyer And so is pet fur. Many people believe that it is the warming rays of spring sunshine that causes shedding…not so. Dogs shed based on length of daylight not heat, so shedding is an issue for pets and their parents from coast to coast. Here are some tips to keep your fur friend and your space freer of flying fur: 1. Brush and follow with combing your dogs’ [...]

Valley View Elementary’s AnnMarie Aulbach: an Example in Excellence

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Gentle but confident student leads by example  AnnMarie Aulbach, age 10, is the daughter of Ron and Shawn Aulbach and sister to Brennan, Aislynn, Brysonn and Braylenn. She is known by her teachers as a person of genuine consideration and respect for others. Her gentle but confident nature allows her to lead her peers in a positive direction. AnnMarie is a leader by [...]

Classifieds

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Looking for a rewarding part-time job? Courtland Fire Department is now taking applications for paid on-call firefighters. Must have good transportation, no criminal record, be over 18 and live in township. Applications available at township offices, 7450 14 Mile Rd., Monday-Friday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.      b16 ______________________ Customer [...]
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