Residents warned of township employee impersonator

Within the past three weeks, two different residents of Plainfield Township were contacted by individuals claiming to be working for the “Water Department.” In both instances the Kent County Sheriff’s Office believes they were attempting to impersonate a water department employee in an attempt to enter the residence with criminal intent.  One resident was contacted […]

Annual cake auction raised funds for Girl Scouts

Judge Aunt Candy Lancioni chooses her favorites in the Girl Scout spirit category.

From castles to snowmen, volcanoes to teddy bears, dads, uncles, grandpas and their favorite Girl Scout arrived with their entries for the third annual Father/Daughter Cake Bake held at Our Lady of Consolation on March 14.  Twenty-seven cakes were entered in this year’s auction and sold for a total of $1,180 for the financial assistance […]

Kent Conservation District offers spring seedling sale

Download a free catalog with forty species of trees available for this year’s spring seedling sale from the Kent Conservation District. Find conifers, hardwoods and wildlife shrubs being made available this year, as well as many types of wildflower seed and mixes, backyard composters and rain barrels. The sale can accommodate plantings large and small […]

Rockford Comedian gets first and last laughs

Reaching out for laugher—Cooley Law Professor by day, stealth comedian by night, Rockford resident Don Peterson got the first and last laughs at the Elks Lodge, in Flat Rock (Mi), Saturday, March 14 as host and a featured comedian at Comedy Night. Petersen performed for over 300 people and is a well known and busy comedian, and respected lawyer.

Reaching out for laugher—Cooley Law Professor by day, stealth comedian by night, Rockford resident Don Peterson got the first and last laughs at the Elks Lodge, in Flat Rock (Mi), Saturday, March 14 as host and a featured comedian at Comedy Night. Petersen performed for over 300 people and is a well known and busy […]

Rockford resident celebrates 105th birthday

Childhood photo.

The Rockford Squire recognizes lifelong Rockford resident, Mary Carpenter, who celebrated her 105th birthday on Wednesday, March 25. Her church family at Rockford United Methodist Church asks everyone to remember her with a card (belated is fine).  Her address is: Bishop Hills, 4951 Eleven Mile Rd. #28, Rockford, MI 49341. The Rockford Squire also wonders […]