Huntington Bank Rogue River Blues concerts begin

Photo by TOM SCOTT

The City of Rockford is pleased to announce that Huntington Bank is the proud sponsor of this year’s Huntington Rogue River Blues Series. The Blues Series will once again provide the Rockford community with Tuesday evening concerts in Downtown Rockford, Garden Club Park, from 7 to 9 p.m. These family-oriented concerts provide outstanding musical talent […]

Special Olympics basketball tournaments well received

Photo by TOM SCOTT

The Special Olympics State Basketball championships held in Rockford on Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20 brought thousands of people to Rockford and may become an annual event. Kimberly Purdy, Public Relations Director, Special Olympics Michigan commented, “The City of Rockford, Rockford Public Schools and the Heart of Rockford Business Association opened their hearts, […]

City smokes up sewers and storms

SMOKIN’—Rockford Department of Public Works found plenty of places to plug in the City sewer lines after testing the pipes with artificial smoke. It didn’t smell nice, but will result in less storm—clean—water going into the PARCCside Clean Water Plant for processing. Earlier the former Wolverine World Wide pipes were filled with cement in an effort to reduce clean water leaking into the s

If your toilet was bubbling and spitting with black smoke this week, don’t blame your uncle’s famous chili recipe. The City of Rockford has been conducting tests of the sewer lines to find leaks and unauthorized connections. Department of Public Works staff put artificial smoke devices down City sewer connections to see what results would […]