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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.

Sweet Cakes Design Offers Sweet Selections

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Creativity and talent in pastries and sweet treats is abundant at Sweet Cakes Design, 6231 West River Drive, Suite A in Belmont. Opened in 2003 by owner and pastry chef Barbara Hoek, the cake boutique has a staff of five creative individuals who enjoy their work. Hoek worked for years in the finance industry, but left that field and enrolled in the Bakery/Pastry Program [...]

Pets and Winter – Let’s Keep Them Safe Out There

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

by SAM HYER Pets need more than just a fur coat to keep warm and safe in winter. Cold weather has safety and health concerns for both people and pets. As a responsible owner, it is important to pay attention to your pet’s well-being during the cold Michigan winter. The American Kennel Club® and I, offer the following advice to help you and your pet survive the [...]

California Girl Returns to Rockford to Visit Family and Enjoy the Snow

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Earlier this month, Brittany Fels had the pleasure of visiting her grandmother, Ruthe Graves of Rockford. Brittany just graduated from California State University, San Marcos with her bachelor’s degree in accounting. She decided to visit her grandmother before she started her new job back in California. Brittany used to come to Rockford every summer when she was [...]

It’s Puppy Love this Valentine’s at the Humane Society

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

It’s not late to find the love of a lifetime. The Humane Society of Kent County encourages the community to find their perfect pet companion at Meet Your Match, a Valentine’s Day themed Adopt-A-Thon on Saturday, February 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will feature reduced fees – $50 cat and kitten adoptions (reg. $95), $75 dog and puppy adoptions [...]

DeSutter – Poot

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

DeSutter-Poot Rebecca Lindsay DeSutter and Jason James Poot of Dayton, Ohio are planning a wedding on March 28, 2009. The future bride is the daughter of Donald and Victoria DeSutter of Fairborn, Ohio. She graduated in 1999 from Ursuline Collegiate High School and is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario. The future groom is the son of Jim and Valerie Poot of [...]
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