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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.

Cannonsburg Elementary’s Kabe Beach: an Example in Excellence

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kabe Beach Selfless student works hard, helps others Kabe Beach, age 10, is the son of Craig and Laura Beach and brother to Grant, Avri and Thang. At Cannonsburg Elementary, teachers and staff know Kabe for his integrity, empathy and unfailing ability to see others with an open heart. Kabe’s compassion and respect for those around him is apparent in his concern for [...]

Kent Conservation District offers spring seedling sale

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Download a free catalog with forty species of trees available for this year’s spring seedling sale from the Kent Conservation District. Find conifers, hardwoods and wildlife shrubs being made available this year, as well as many types of wildflower seed and mixes, backyard composters and rain barrels. The sale can accommodate plantings large and small as trees are [...]

Rockford Comedian gets first and last laughs

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Comedian and Rockford resident Don Peterson Reaching out for laugher—Cooley Law Professor by day, stealth comedian by night, Rockford resident Don Peterson got the first and last laughs at the Elks Lodge, in Flat Rock (Mi), Saturday, March 14 as host and a featured comedian at Comedy Night. Petersen performed for over 300 people and is a well known and busy comedian, [...]

Equest Center hosts Easter egg hunt

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Who doesn’t love an Easter egg hunt! How about an Easter egg hunt to support a great cause? That’s wonderful, but it gets even better! On Saturday April 11 the Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding is hosting the following events: • 7th annual breakfast with the bunny, catered by Applause, served 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. • Meet Equest’s horses • Horse drawn wagon [...]

Rockford resident celebrates 105th birthday

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Childhood photo. Mary Carpenter. The Rockford Squire recognizes lifelong Rockford resident, Mary Carpenter, who celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday, March 25. Her church family at Rockford United Methodist Church asks everyone to remember her with a card (belated is fine).  Her address is: Bishop Hills, 4951 Eleven Mile Rd. #28, Rockford, MI 49341. The Rockford [...]
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