Rockford City Manager Michael Young

America’s favorite farmers market returns Saturday for encore season

May 31, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Rockford City Manager Michael Young, Rockford Farm Market organizer Kim McKay, and Market Master Lion Bob Winegar proudly hold the America’s Favorite Farmers Market banner that will be on display Saturday mornings at Rockford’s Farm Market. Photo by CLIFF HILL On the wings of victory from winning the 2011 America’s Favorite Farmers Markets [...]

EPA tannery investigation—‘There is no emergency here’

May 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Contaminants found in multiple test sites on Wolverine property by BETH ALTENA  Representatives from the Environmental Protection Agency and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality answer questions posed by the public on Tuesday, April 24. The meeting was held to update the community on the progress of testing underway at the former Wolverine Worldwide tannery [...]

Rockford models new money-saving safety structure

April 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

All full-time DPW, police now qualified firefighters, medical responders by BETH ALTENA Jamie Davies (front left) trains firefighters on the control panel of a Rockford fire truck. He will be the lieutenant leading the Department of Public Services firefighters. The writing was on the wall when Rockford was forced to lay off one of the city’s full-time firefighters two [...]

Rockford’s Officer Dave Robinson promoted to sergeant

January 26, 2012 // 0 Comments

Recognition is culmination of newly created Leadership Development Program by BETH ALTENA Rockford City Manager Michael Young with new Sergeant Dave Robinson and Police Chief Dave Jones. A Rockford police officer’s promotion to sergeant is a testimony to his command of his responsibilities, community involvement and contribution to the success of the Enforcement [...]

Local leaders report on state of community

December 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

Providing more with less, looking to the future a common thread by BETH ALTENA  Representatives from the Rockford Chamber of Commerce, schools, City of Rockford, Kent County, the State House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate spoke Monday, Dec. 12, at Rockford High School, presenting a variety of opinions about the state of our community. A common theme of looking [...]
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