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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.

Classifieds – January 29, 2009

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

HELP WANTED Administrative Assistant – Part-time, 30 hours, M-F. Excellent people skills, MS Office Suite knowledge, database skills required. Please send resume and wage requirements to Rockford Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 520, Rockford, MI 49341 or e-mail to: brenda@rockfordmichamber.com. (616) 866-2000. b5 Client Service Manager: The North Kent Service Center is [...]

EITC Receivers get Extra Credit

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

by JERRY COON Incredibly enough, our Michigan legislature is giving a credit on this year’s tax return that it can ill afford. Michigan’s tax revenues are decreasing by the minute and in approximately the same proportion that the unemployment rate is increasing. However, they have still found it in their hearts to give out a very large tax break. Starting this [...]

What’s Cooking – Great 20-Minute Meals

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

Jeanne Briggs by JEANNE BRIGGS In the time it takes to spin a globe, your family can enjoy flavors from around the world with these quick entrees. Take advantage of timesaving food products to stay within the 20-minute time limit. No matter which culinary journey you choose to make, it won’t take very long to get there. Linguine with Clam Sauce 1 package fresh [...]

Kimberly responds to reader’s accusations

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Dear Editor, As a mother of two young women and the owner of Kimberly’s Boutique in downtown Rockford, I want to defend any store owner who reports a shop lifting experience (with a reputable witness) to the proper authorities. I will also defend strongly our police department, who execute their training to assist the victim of a crime. It might surprise many to know [...]

What’s Cooking – Wine and Dine with Friends at Home

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

by JEANNE BRIGGS Matching the right wine to any dish can be the ultimate way to share a wonderful meal with friends. My new column sponsor, “Rockford Dry Dock” on Courtland St., is waiting to provide you with the wine and I’m here to give you the food to put with your choice. Dry Dock owners Bill and Sue Ten Broeke have a vast array of wines and spirits to meet your [...]
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