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  • City to help jump-start women’s baseball museum in Rockford
    City would provide seed money under development agreement ... read more
    Source: Rockford NewsPublished on 2019-06-24
  • Machesney Park playground closed after vandalism
    MACHESNEY PARK — A village-owned playground is temporarily closed as public works employees work to clean graffiti spray-painted on sidewalks, slides and other objects.A number of expletives and other messages were discovered Sunday at the Price Park playground near Ridge Avenue and Price Drive. Vandals painted phrases such as "learn some respect" ... read more
    Source: Rockford NewsPublished on 2019-06-24
  • Drag Queen Story Hour at Rockford library draws supporters, protesters
    ROCKFORD — The presence of a transgender woman dressed in drag at the Rockford Public Library’s East Branch on Saturday attracted dozens of parents and their small children excited to hear stories and sing songs celebrating diversity and inclusion.Outside the library, well over 100 protesters lined East State Street reciting prayers ... read more
    Source: Rockford NewsPublished on 2019-06-22
  • Rockford University to host MBA program info session
    ROCKFORD — Rockford University's Puri School of Business, 5050 E. State St., will host a free Master's in Business Administration information session at 5:30 p.m. June 25.Anyone interested in learning more about earning an MBA is encouraged to attend. Attendees will hear from a panel of current and former students ... read more
    Source: Rockford NewsPublished on 2019-06-22
  • Urban Equity Properties holds groundbreaking ceremony
    ROCKFORD — Urban Equity Properties recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of CA Flats, a multi-unit redevelopment project at 327 W. Jefferson St. in downtown.Built in 1927, the brick and Indiana limestone structure is in the West Downtown Rockford Historic District.When the project is finished, the building ... read more
    Source: Rockford NewsPublished on 2019-06-22