Court battle ends with Supreme Court denial

THIS IS IT—all the court presence northern Kent County has in this half of the district. This office is available four hours a month and is only for small claims. The City of Rockford will consider in the coming months what public use will be made of the rest of the building which used to be the Rockford courthouse.

A long fight to keep a full service courthouse in Rockford has ended with a denial to hear the case by the Michigan Supreme Court. With one justice, Elizabeth Weaver dissenting, the seven member court denied considering the case, citing “We are not persuaded that the questions presented should be reviewed by this Court.” The […]

Five lane plan for Ten Mile examined

Wayne Harrall, Director of Engineering for the Kent County Road Commission, pictured at right, answers questions by residents about the County’s proposed plan to widen 10-Mile Road.

by Cliff and Nancy Hill Tuesday evening, July 13, the Kent County Road Commission held a public meeting on proposed improvements to 10 Mile Road between the County landfill entrance east to Childsdale Avenue. The purpose of the meeting was to provide information on proposed improvements along this portion of County roadway. In 2011 the […]

The Squire travels to Colorado

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CELEBRATE—The Squire traveled with Jorge and Wendy Rodriguez on their honeymoon. It is shown here with them on July 4. While on their honeymoon they stayed at the Redstone Inn (historic landmark) in Redstone, CO. They also visited Aspen, Vail , and enjoyed the hot springs of Glenwood Springs