News Bits — January 7, 2010

Applications for Garden Club scholarship now available The Rockford Garden Club 2010 scholarship is available to high school seniors planning to study horticulture, landscape architecture, environmental sciences or related fields. It is a $500 scholarship that will be awarded to a student attending college in the fall of 2010. Applications are available at the Rockford […]

News Bits — December 31, 2009

Reds to host first Ice Festival             Check out amazing ice sculptures, enter contests to win prizes, and watch the ice sculpture experts turn giant blocks of ice into magical pieces of art! You can catch all this on the deck of Reds on the River, downtown Rockford by the dam, on Saturday, Jan. 9 […]

News Bits — December 23, 2009

Crestwood Elementary School bus time changes One of the items included in the recent budget cuts was shortening the travel time between Rockford Public Schools’ (RPS) secondary and elementary school bus runs. Effective Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, Crestwood Elementary School’s start time will change from 8:40 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and their dismissal time will […]

News Bits — December 17, 2009

Timbers Inn goes non- smoking January 1 The State of Michigan is following Dean Juth’s move. The owner of Timbers Inn, 6555 Belding Road, has announced the restaurant and bar will go smoke free beginning January 1. “We have always had a nonsmoking dining room and the bar was the smoking room,” said Juth. “Our […]

News Bits — December 10, 2009

Meechum among new Rockford Rotarians Rob Meechum remembers playing in Rockford’s Rotary Park (off Fremont Street) as a boy, but didn’t know anything about the organization. Now he is among several new members inducted into the service club recently. As an adult, the lifetime Rockford resident wanted to find a way to be more involved […]