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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.

Supplies For Students making a difference and has its biggest event yet

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Have you seen a flyer attached to your mailbox this August? It was probably the Rockford High School Supplies for Students flyer that seems to turn up around this time of year asking for donations of new or gently used school supplies and books. This year the high school club has formed a partnership with Congress Elementary School in the Grand Rapids Public School [...]

Bella Vista Church volunteers to produce 100,000 life-saving meals

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

In September, hundreds of Rockford community members will work to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world. Through a partnership Bella Vista Church and global hunger charity Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), volunteers will prepare 100,000 life-saving meals at an FMSC MobilePackTM event. The MobilePack will take place September 14, 2013 at Bella Vista [...]

Chamber welcomes Kelley to staff

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce (RCC) would like to announce the addition of Amy Kelley to its staff. Kelley comes as a replacement for Charylene Powers in the role of Financial Administrative Assistant. Powers retired at the end of July. Kelley is a graduate of Central Michigan University with a BSBA in accounting and carries a CPA license. She brings years of [...]

Girls Swim & Dive team Champions of the West Michigan Relays

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rockford Lady Rams Swim and Dive Team winners of the 2013 West Michigan Relays. Backstroker Rachel Fredricks leads off in the 400 Medley Relay. On Saturday, September 7, 2013 the vast majority of girls from West Michigan participating in high school swim & dive converged at Holland Community Aquatic Center for the annual West Michigan Relays. The meet showcased very [...]

Girls’ cross country runs strong at Bath Invitational

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rockford varsity runners enjoy a moment with their well-earned trophy. Shown left to right Harney, Paige Parker, Brasure, Natalie Napolillo, Benoit, Hill, Schoff. Weir (#4587), Medich and Beach lead a tight Rockford pack at start of JV race. The Lady Rams displayed great strength and speed in two separate races at Bath last Saturday.  The 7-runner varsity squad captured [...]
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