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Rockford’s best-kept winter secret revealed

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Answering an often-asked community request for an outdoors winter ice-skating rink, the Rockford Lions have again stepped to the plate. Squire readers will recall that in past years the City of Rockford flooded an area … Continue reading

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Annual Dickens’ classic performed on Kent Theatre stage

Add to your holiday festivities by attending the second annual Readers Theater production of the famed Dickens’ classic, “A Christmas Carol,” being performed on the Kent Theatre stage. Be transported back to London and that fateful Christmas Eve night when … Continue reading

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Weather, crowd all tops for 67th Santa Parade

There seemed to be plenty of everything at the 67th annual Santa Parade brought to town by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, Dec. 4. The kids enjoyed handouts, the sights and sounds typical of the event, with sounds … Continue reading

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Rockford’s Annual Holiday Open Houses–Downtown Rockford, November 17 & 18, 5–9 p.m.

There will be giveaways and more at Aunt Candy’s Toy Company, double your savings at Double Take, customized gift boxes at Old World Olive Press, free gifts and door prizes at Sage & Roses and 20 percent off one item … Continue reading

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How Does Abby Know?

Abby Altena somehow knows this can contains dog food (even though she eats dry food). After carrying the can around she buried it in the garden for safe keeping. Send us your funny pet photos at Squiremail@aol.com.

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