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Rockford City Market Sets New Attendance Record

It seems that the combination of food, drink, music, friends, and a cool & eclectic vibe is really working for the Rockford City Market, the weekly Friday get-together in Downtown Rockford that just finished its May through September run.

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Rockford City Council Approves Purchase of ‘ShotSpotter’ for Police

With the images of gun violence, panic, injury, and death at the forefront of everyone's mind yesterday, the Rockford City Council has approved the purchase of the ShotSpotter Flex, a gunfire detection and location analyzer system.

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Save the Date–Rockford’s ‘Stroll on State’ Happens Saturday November 25th

How time flies when you're having fun in Downtown Rockford. Stroll on State presented by Illinois Bank & Trust will celebrate its 5th anniversary on Saturday, November 25th, and the organizers have added even more cool things to one of Rockford's favorite events.

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UPS in Rockford is Looking for More Than 2,000 Seasonal Workers

If $10.20, or $11.76, or even $19.58 per hour sounds pretty good to you, the folks at UPS are hiring at the Rockford Air Hub located on Airport Drive.

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Midway Village’s WWII Days Returns Next Weekend

The largest WWII reenactment in Midwest will be returning once again to the beautiful grounds of Rockford's Midway Village and Museum, bringing with it 1300 reenactors and over 60 authentic vehicles.

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Rockford Fire Department Tweets Photos of 1928 Tornado Damage

Sometimes, when you're scrolling through social media, you'll come across the letters TIL. Those letters, if you weren't aware, stand for "Today I Learned." Well, thanks to a really interesting tweet by the Rockford Fire Department, today I learned (or, TIL) that Rockford experienced one hell of a tornado on September 14, 1928.

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Rockford’s ‘Rain Art’ is Back Again, and It’s All Over Town

If you're a lover (or even a "kinda like-r) of art in all its many forms, Rockford is a great town to live in. Between the museums, the galleries, and the many art-related events our city has, you might think that we wouldn't have any space for even more art--but, you'd be wrong. Look down.

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‘Picnic En Plein Air’ is Returning to Rockford’s River District

I know that it looks like a typographical error, but "Picnic En Plein Air" is the actual spelling of a really cool event to be held in the heart of Rockford's River District on Saturday, September 16th. So what is it?

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Rockford Cop Delivers his Baby on State Street, in Uniform

Is there anything Rockford Police Officers can't do?

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Travelers In The West Hit The Road Flocking To Destinations To Witness Monday's Eclipse In Totality
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A Couple of Last Minute Notes About Today’s Eclipse Viewing in Rockford

We're just hoping that Mother Nature doesn't screw it all up with clouds and rain.

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