Rockford to be home to Kent County Sheriff MountedDivision The public is invited to the dedication ceremony and open house of New Mounted Unit facility located in Rockford. The ceremony will be hosted by Kent County Sheriff Larry A. Stelmaat the facility’s location at 4687 Kroes Street NE (NW corner of Wolverine Blvd. and Kroes [...]
The Halfway Restaurant is happy to let the community know they are hosting their third annual free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will be serving a full-course traditional dinner, including turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, corn, dinner rolls, beverage and pumpkin pie for dessert. Owners [...]
Rockford resident Mike Phillips grew up on a small farm in West Michigan. While his friends spent their summers watching reruns of bad sitcoms, Phillips’ father gave him a very special gift. He turned off the television. With what was affectionately referred to as “the idiot box” no longer a distraction, Phillips was left to [...]
by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Last Thursday your reporters traveled to the state capital in Lansing to attend a session of the State Legislature to hear a reading of a proclamation and receive a framed tribute honoring the Rockford Farm Market’s victory in this past summer’s nationwide America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest. We had been [...]
The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships.