July 14 2011

‘Playing in the mud’

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Rockford DPS quick to fix broken pipes THIS IS HOW MEN VACUUM—Crews from Advanced HydroAir and Rockford’s Department of Public Services (DPS) remove water and mud from a hole DPS dug to reach a damaged service main. The news comes right to the front door at The Rockford Squire newspaper. Bright and early Tuesday, July 5, a wet front parking lot dampened any lingering [...]

Past City Manager visits Rockford in Sentimental Journey

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by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Rockford Mayor Steve Jazwiec, flanked by Rockford City Manager Michael Young and Councilwoman Mary Eadie, receives a monetary gift to the City of Rockford from past Rockford City Manager Joe Salitros (1980-1984). Monday evening’s July Rockford City Council meeting had, what was most certainly, an unusual twist. Making a presentation before City [...]

Rockford’s farm market beating all others in contest

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With eight weeks left in the contest, surging voting totals show the Rockford Farm Market currently holding a strong lead over all farm markets entered in the state of Michigan. With 723 votes, our hometown farm market’s closest state competitor is Grand Rapids Fulton Street Market with 125 votes. On the nationwide level, where there will be four winners based upon [...]

Get involved with Happy Hounds Dog Walk

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The Happy Hounds Dog Walk, which benefits the Rockford Dog Park, will hold their first planning meeting on Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m. at the office of Blakeslee Rop Attorneys, 240 Northland Dr., Rockford. The group is looking for help in the following areas: sponsorship, entertainment, logistics, advertising/marketing, and volunteer recruitment. If you plan to attend, [...]

Reader shares photo

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“In the 12 years that my husband and I have lived in Rockford, visiting the dam several times each week, we have never seen our ‘Grandpa Snappy’—who usually hangs out in the northwest corner of the dam, below the waterfall—grabbing his dinner! It was a matter of being in the right place at the right time. I’m so glad I had my camera with me to capture this [...]
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