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City launches ‘Connect Rockford’ initiative

ROCKFORD -- The City of Rockford, on Thursday, launched Connect Rockford, a new initiative aimed at building a nurturing and thriving community through connections. The grassroots effort encourages volunteer block captains to get out in…

Spring ArtScene returns April 23-24

ROCKFORD - Spring ArtScene will be held Friday and Saturday, April 23-24, at various Rockford locations. The free, in-person event will run from 4 to 9 p.m., at 18 locations. Hosted by the Rockford Area Arts Council, ArtScene features…

Rockford Park District mourns loss of Dan Nicholas

ROCKFORD -- The Rockford Park District is mourning the loss of of the namesakes of Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens. Daniel J. Nicholas died April 5. He was 93. Dan was the first Rockford Park District Foundation Board President…

KMK Media launches new website for Panino’s

ROCKFORD -- KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm based Rockford, has developed a new, modern and mobile-friendly new website for Panino’s restaurants, paninosofrockford.com. Working with the Italian eatery for more than a…

Rockford Police Chief Dan O’Shea to retire April 30

ROCKFORD -- After five years as chief of the Rockford Police Department, Dan O’Shea has announced he will retire April 30. “I’m proud of the progress we’ve made in this community over the last five years,” O’Shea said. “My goal when I…