Don’t forget to vote Nov. 3

Residents are reminded to vote Tuesday, Nov. 3. On the ballot is a renewal of non-homestead millage for school funding. It will not increase taxes or affect homeowners. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. This renewal represents seven percent of the Rockford Public School’s operating budget. To find out more, go […]

Rockford Register

Thursday, October 29 Free Seminar—Health is a Choice, Learn how to choose it with Dr. Jorge Rodriguez, Ph.D., International Bodyworks Fitness 8830 Belding Rd. Rockford 874-5933 Friday, October 30 3rd Annual Halloween Party—8 p.m. at Rockford American Legion Post 102, 330 Rockford Park Dr., Rockford, to benefit Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Live music by […]

Sharing shop offers double reason to visit 25 Squires Street

Accessories Ltd. buddies up with Merle Norman She’s back, and she’s not alone. Shoppers may remember Sharon Serschen, former Rockford retailer who sold her business and left town four years ago. On October 10, 2009, she opened doors again in her newest store—the sixth for this die-hard boutique owner—but this time she isn’t going it […]

School Beat — October 29, 2009

Rockford Intramural program offers many opportunities by MIKE WESTGATE Assistant Principal East Rockford Middle School A comprehensive education calls for learning both in and outside the classroom. Co-curricular activities are not a diversion but rather an extension of a good educational program. Study after study shows that students who participate in these types of activities […]

6+1 Writing Fun visits Chandler Woods

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Laughter and learning fills the gym as Jim Mitchell from 6+1 Writing Fun visits Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Belmont. Students from kindergarten through sixth grade were exposed to all 6+1 writing traits with interactive examples of how the traits apply to their own compositions. 6+1 Writing Fun is an upbeat, live action language arts […]