Citizens invited to attend Police Academy

Police-Academy

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting the Fall Citizens Police Academy on Thursday, Sept. 20. Attendees will meet every Thursday for 11 consecutive weeks. Class will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. This interactive academy will give the citizens of Kent County the opportunity to experience all aspects of their sheriff’s department. Participants […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

NOTE FROM THE EDITOR:  Reminder to letter writers—The Rockford Squire will run no political letters the week prior to the primary and general elections. Please submit any political letters no later than 5 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2012. Reader supports current Cannon Township Board Dear Editor, I noticed that a group is running against the […]

ROCKFORD AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY NEWS & UPDATE

by TERRY KONKLE President, Rockford Area Historical Society Readers have another week to answer the last “Nugget of Rockford History” question. I have received several correct answers to “Who was Thor?” and also some Thor stories. I will use the column next week to cover the Thor information. Contact me at (616) 866-0530 with your […]

Gardening program helps feed less fortunate

Creekside Garden Center is continuing their Grow and Give program to help feed less fortunate people of West Michigan. Starting Wednesday, July 11, and every Wednesday through Friday thereafter, bring in any extra garden produce to Creekside and they will transfer it to the West Michigan Food Bank. The food bank will then distribute it […]

Spencer Township Fire Dept. receives $2,500 for equipment through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

The Spencer Township Fire Department has received a donation that will help the department in purchasing new equipment. The fire department received the $2,500 through America’s Farmers Grow Communities. The donations are made available through the Monsanto Fund. Through the program, winning farmers designate a local nonprofit organization to benefit from the donations. Rick Smith […]