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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.

Main Street – March 19, 2009

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

by ROGER ALLEN – publisher Politics as usual Winston Churchill said Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried. Someone else described Democracy as two wolves and a rabbit voting on what to have for dinner. Well, the wolves (aka Congress) just passed an omnibus budget bill to keep our government going for a [...]

Schemes Promise Bigger Refunds

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

The old adage stating that if something is too good to be true, it probably is too good to be true really applies today. We have seen the headlines about the losses incurred by the people who invested with Bernie Madoff. Many of those people were millionaires, with “were” being the operative word of the day. It was too good to be true. However, there are other [...]

Celebrity Red Carpet Event through Student Run Credit Unions!

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

This Student Run Credit Union is the “reel” deal! Red Carpet Events will be held in three Rockford area schools. Rockford Community Federal Credit Union is making savings fun in schools through a movie and celebrity themed, fully functioning “reel” Student Run Credit Union. Schools participating in programs are Belmont, Roguewood, and Our Lady of [...]

What Would You Do?

March 19, 2009 // 0 Comments

by PASTOR DICK RILEY Rockford United Methodist Church Once upon a time, a preacher accepted a call to a new church in a large city. Some weeks after he arrived, he had an occasion to ride the bus from his home to the downtown area. When he sat down, he discovered that the bus driver had accidentally given him a quarter too much change. As the preacher considered what to [...]

Classifieds – March 19, 2009

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EMPLOYMENT NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Professional career for serious-minded individuals capable of participating on a dynamic team. A people-oriented real estate company offers on-the-job training with above- average income. Call Lew Boersma, Coldwell Banker AJS-Schmidt/Rockford office. (616) 866-4434.      b13 Career opportunity for friendly person-The Rockford Squire [...]
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