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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.

Rockford crew starts season strong

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

by CANDY BURRIS Rockford crew team's top ten finishers earn the Rams enough points for a first-place win at Forest Hills Central against seven other teams. In a test of physical strength and endurance, the Rockford crew team stood up to the challenge and excelled. Claiming first-place honors for the second year in a row, the Rams clearly showed they were the best in [...]

Keep your best fur friend safe from toxic substances

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sam Hyer by SAM HYER Ahh March, with our thoughts turning to spring and all of its promise, a part of that thought process turns to spring cleaning. Here are a few things to keep in mind when thinking at “pet level.” According to the ASPCA  in 2008, over 140,000 cases of pets being exposed to toxic substances were logged. The most common call involved a pet [...]

Passports available at your local township hall

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

By JEFF HAWKINS Plainfield Township Deputy Clerk On June 01, 2009, U.S. citizens must present a passport book, passport card, or other travel documents approved by the US government to enter the United States from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bahamas at land borders and sea ports of entry. At Plainfield Township, we’ve been telling our customers to apply now, [...]

Gill

March 26, 2009 // 0 Comments

Lynn H. Gill Mr. Lynn H. Gill, age 93, of Rockford passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009. He was salutatorian of the 1935 class of Big Rapids High School. He and his brothers played semi-pro baseball, and he was initiated into the Mecosta County Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991. For 41 years Lynn worked at Michigan Bell until his retirement in 1978 and was a member of the [...]
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