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Although it’s often been pondered — which came first, the chicken or the egg? — in Rockford, a change to the city’s Domesticated and Non-Domesticated Animal Ordinance came after complaints surfaced about the noise and smell associated with raising chickens and turkeys within city limits. Som...Read More
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The Rockford City Council, at its May 25 meeting, made a big change in professional staff. For about 15 years, the city has relied upon Stantec (formerly known as Boonestro) for engineering services. With a number of city projects on board for 2013 and beyond, concerns over how much engineering cost...Read More
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The City of Rockford — Council, staff and area residents — have been working on the idea of bringing an event center to the Riverside Park area for nearly a decade.  This proposed project has gained, and lost, momentum with the unpredictable current of economic changes that saw housing costs, a...Read More
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The Rockford City Council was the recipient of some exciting news at its March 12 meeting when Steve Yakesh delivered a Jim Thome Park Update. The park is located in the Parkwood housing development on the west side of Rockford, property the city acquired in negotiations with the developer in lieu o...Read More
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