Kent District Library Named Star Library by Library Journal


For the third year in a row, Kent District Library has been recognized as one of America’s Star Libraries, as rated by the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service. KDL was one of only four libraries in Michigan to receive this honor. Ann Arbor District Library, Bloomfield Township Public Library and Plymouth District Library […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News & Update

Terry Konkle – President At this time each November my thoughts often turn to things I am thankful for in my life. I even talk about them to some people, but I do not usually write about them because they are personal. Recently, I have been contemplating a lot about what the Rockford Area Historical […]

HOPE meeting to be held at Belmont YMCA

  The Squire incorrectly listed the location of the Rockford HOPE meeting on Tuesday, November 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Wolverine World Wide YMCA in Belmont at 6555 Jupiter Avenue in Belmont. The program will consist of a welcome and introduction of the Rockford HOPE organization. Speakers […]

After hours event proves diversity of Chamber membership

Your chamber leadership—some top-level Chamber members were at a recent After Hours event including Lynda Nance, Chamber board President Jason Ropp, Rosemary Jeruzal and Mike McGovern.

New option for sole proprietors By BETH ALTENA   It can sound like a bad joke, but it’s anything but. If you walk into a room and see a reporter, a chef, a bookkeeping expert, an attorney, a banker and a web designer, where are you? At a Rockford Chamber of Commerce event. An After […]

Rockford Area Historical Society News

Terry Konkle – President Many readers responded to my “Nuggets of Rockford History” question from two weeks ago concerning the event that shocked our town on February 3, 1922. Everyone had the right idea of a fire but only six correct answers were received. Helen Hessler, Bob Boyer, Jack Bolt, LeAnn Merrills, Pat Rose and […]