Start of Summer Celebration begins now

DO YOU WANT TO BE A FIREFIGHTER?—Again this year join Rockford firefighters in waterball competitions outside the firebarn following the parade on Saturday. You must sign up by calling Rockford Fire Chief Mike Reus at (616) 866-1553.

There is no reason to wait for Start of Summer fun. Rockford residents can begin enjoying beautiful downtown Rockford and the carnival in the South Squires Street lot on Thursday, June 11. As a special thank you to City residents for putting up with all the activities, the City again offers Community Night on Thursday […]

Local man keeps troops S.A.F.E. in Iraq

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A Rockford man is making a big difference for our soldiers in Iraq. And he doesn’t even carry a weapon. Leslie Wayne Sims, a Master Electrician employed by Stanley Consultants, is serving as a member of Task Force S.A.F.E. The 47-year-old’s daily job is the safety of service members and civilians in Iraq. Task Force […]

Rockford asked for soldier care package items

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Drive to be held in D&W parking lot Sunday, June 14 Rockford residents are asked to help make the days of soldiers serving our country a little more comfortable.   America’s Transportation Resources (ATR) and its employees will be sponsoring a “Project Soldier Package Drive” to collect items much needed by our soldiers in active […]

Local Bald Eagles

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  Rockford photographer Michelle Wise captured this beautiful image of the local eagles we have been showing to readers the past several weeks. It is amazing for Squire staff to see how quickly the two babies have been growing.

Rockford Register – June 4, 2009

Thur.-Fri., June 4-5 Boaters Safety Class-6 to 9 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 4195 Thirteen Mile Rd., Rockford. To pre-register, call (616) 866-1583.   Saturday, June 6 Rockford Farm Market-8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October 31, in the South Squires Street parking lot, off Main St., downtown Rockford, featuring […]