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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.

Algoma Needs Help to Finish Memorial Park

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

by JUDY REED When the old Algoma Baptist Church was torn down in 2004, some may have thought it would be forever forgotten. But the township, in conjunction with the Algoma Township Historical Society, has made sure that won’t happen. On Memorial Day, the township will dedicate a new Memorial Park on the site of the old church on Grange Ave., south of 13 Mile. The [...]

Thanks for the Memories

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Some memorable Cub Scouts visited the Squire offices Thursday, February 26. Scouts and parents were very patient as the host of the event, Squire editor Beth Altena, was half an hour late due to plane delays at the airport. Thank you very much to parents who were gracious over the delay. The kids had a good time looking at papers over 100 years old and guessing what has [...]

Jupiter Medical Aesthetics Offers a Wide Range of Health and Beauty Options

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

‘We can make your skin glow’ The first thing visitors notice about Jupiter Medical Aesthetics is the relaxing, friendly atmosphere. A facial is a soothing yet rejuvenating experience that gives a wonderful healthy feel to skin. Deep cleansing with products chosen for your own skin type includes warming with a hot towel while enjoying a shoulder, neck and scalp [...]

Another Beauty and the Beast Related Event

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Rockford High School Fine Arts Department is presenting a unique and exciting addition to its musical “Beauty and the Beast.” All ladies and gentlemen from the ages of 3 to 12 are invited to “Tea with Belle & Friends”. On March 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the RHS cafeteria, your child can meet the characters from this wonderful [...]

Diversity Dinner a Free Family Event with Cross-Cultural Twist

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Continuing a tradition going on nearly a decade, the Rockford Diversity Committee invites the public to another fun day at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA in Belmont on March 22. Beginning at 1 p.m., the YMCA, 6555 Jupiter Road, will again graciously allow free access to all their facilities including the rock climbing wall, basketball courts and the swimming pool. To [...]
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