City of Rockford Hydrant Flushing begins April 18

The City of Rockford will be conducting the annual spring Hydrant Flushing and Maintenance Program beginning April 18, 2011. This process will be completed by May 6, 2011. During this time you may notice an occasional decrease in water pressure and possibly some slight cloudiness in the water. Most residents will see no change in […]

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen receives national sales recognition

DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Greater Grand Rapids was recently named as a “Presidents Club Award” winner for exceptional cabinetry sales, by Showplace Wood Products. This is the third year they have been recognized for this achievement, which places them among the top Showplace dealers nationwide.

Non-profit helps small business meet success

If you are ready to start a business or buy a business location, please “Ask SCORE” by doing so at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce or attend an “Overview for Planning and Starting Your Business” workshop in Grand Rapids. The SCORE workshop covers topics from how to register your business, marketing and sales, and financial […]

Red Cross asks for blood donors, win prizes

Every day of every week, people need blood for emergency and ongoing medical care. It’s a need that doesn’t take a break, despite the season. About 39,000 blood donations are needed daily by hospital patients undergoing treatment for serious diseases like cancer and sickle cell, for surgery, and for trauma and burn care. “Collecting blood from […]

Problem plants topic of Rockford Garden Club meeting

The Rockford Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. at Rockford United Methodist Church, in the community room, 159 Maple St., Rockford. Advanced master gardener Nancy Hoovler will explain how to identify plant problems, dry plant specimen examples, and suggest accurate corrective solutions. The meeting is free and open to the […]