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

Eagle tending babies.

  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 […]

Letters to the Editor – June 4, 2009

What’s wrong with this picture? Dear Editor On May 25 I heard a small plane overhead as I was in my front yard. I looked up and the plane was towing a banner behind it. It circled the City several times, as the parade was forming. The banner was advertising Fox Motor sales in Grand […]

Rockford remembered our heroes Monday

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Rockford joined the country remembering our fallen heroes on  Memorial Day, Monday, May 25.  Many celebrations include arts and craft booths, entertainment, pig roasts, and parades with lavish floats. In contrast, Rockford’s traditional Memorial Day celebration, sponsored by American Legion Post 102, focused on the true purpose of the holiday-to honor the men and women […]