Tag Archives: September 15 2011

MacGregor joins House colleagues in ceremony to honor first responders, victims of 9/11 attacks

Lawmaker attends with local first responder as guest  The Michigan House of Representatives hosted a ceremony on September 8, honoring first responders and Michigan natives lost in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. State Rep. Peter MacGregor attended the … Continue reading

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Speaking of Bridge Walks, Governors, and statues

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL For the ninth year in a row your locally owned and original hometown newspaper, The Rockford Squire, was present Labor Day morning to participate in the 54th annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk. Wanting to … Continue reading

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Plainfield Township to increase lighting assessment across the board

Move is to match real costs ‘It really is minimal,’ says assistant manager by BETH ALTENA Because Consumers Energy rates now rise so regularly and by larger amounts than in years past, Plainfield Township has been unable to match residential … Continue reading

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Bond refunding will save township $55,000

by BETH ALTENA Low interest rates are a pain to investors but a chance to save badly needed money for those borrowing. Plainfield Township voted Monday, August 29 at a special meeting, to refund (refinance) 2001 water bonds at a … Continue reading

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MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Going Postal I love the Post Office. Too bad e-mail is ruining its business. Now it may have to lay off 120,000 postal workers and close down maybe 3,700 post offices to save money. There’s something about the existence of … Continue reading

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