Kids Rock at Krause Memorial Library

A group of kids from Krause Memorial Library’s summer program “KIDS ROCK” happened to be at library on Monday, June 17. “We were able to take advantage of the Egyptian Pyramid Dig presentation!  Here they are sporting their garb made at the library!” said Jane Downs, Director Rockford Preschool and Child Care Services.

Tree sellers beware—the devil is in the details

Contract apparently no guarantee of timeline By BETH ALTENA When Bernie Bennor sold a mature walnut tree in the front yard of his Ten Mile Road home, the contract, dated April 29, 2013, said that the top of the tree would be cleaned up from his yard. To date, the mess is still there, including […]

City adopts budget, continues infrastructure investment

by MICHAEL YOUNG The City of Rockford is pleased to announce that it has recently adopted its 2013-14 fiscal year budget. The City’s fiscal year runs July 1st to June 30th, and this year’s budget maintains the high level of services our residents have grown accustomed to with a number of very important capital projects. […]

Science professors for a day at Valley View in Camp Science

By Cassaundra Bell With the end of the year approaching, it’s hard to imagine that a fifth grade student would willingly give up multiple recess breaks. However, that’s exactly what a group of 5th graders at Valley View Elementary have done, in order to become science professors for a day in Camp Science. “You have […]

Comments on “Part of Rockford’s Charm due to hydraulic fracturing”

That scene as pictured in the May 2 issue of the Squire was pretty well reframed by the L.T.E. “Fractured charm” in the May 16 issue. The May 2 story is largely a shallow history of the oil and gas extraction in Michigan from its very beginning most of this history is before and without […]