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Expanded Neighbors Night Festival returns to Poplar Grove July 25

Expanded Neighbors Night Festival returns to Poplar Grove July 25

By Bob Balgemann Reporter POPLAR GROVE – It’s changed a lot since starting in 1969 and it will be different again this summer. The 46th Neighbors Night Festival has been set for July 25, a Saturday, at Lions Park off Illinois 173. Activities will run all day, starting at 8 […]

 
 

Belvidere High School announces important upcoming meetings for fall atheletics

Belvidere High School announces important upcoming meetings for fall atheletics

BELVIDERE – On Wednesday, July 29 the Belvidere High School will host and incoming freshman and new students rules meeting at 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. there will be a Sport Specific Meeting for freshman through senior athletes. At the meeting, coaches […]

 
 

Arcadia Publishing will publish book about Belvidere and Boone County

Arcadia Publishing will publish book about Belvidere and Boone County

BOONE COUNTY – On Monday, July 27, Arcadia Publishing will add the book, Belvidere and Boone County, to its iconic Images of America series. In this book, the Boone County History Projects takes a look at the first 100 years of Belvidere and Boone County’s history. Although Boone County is […]

 
 

Thursday, July 16

Thursday, July 16

The Animal Friends Society of Boone County will hold a “Disaster: Animals need Help” night at 6:30 p.m. at the Belvidere Township Building located at 8200 Fairgrounds Road. The special event will feature Jennie Lindeman a speaker from D.A.R.T. This event is open to the public.

 
 

The City of Murals brings younger artists to paint the streets

The City of Murals brings younger artists to paint the streets

By Kathryn Menue Editor BELVIDERE – On Saturday, June 27, Heritage Days presented a new activity for the Boone County youth to enjoy. Paint on State premiered in downtown Belvidere with tons of children participating in the artistry event. Paint on State let youngsters paint a four-foot-square anywhere from the […]

 
 

SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE!

More info to come. High School Equivalency/GED Fair.   Thursday, July 16th  3-7pm @downtown Rockford Public Library

 
 

Thursday, July 9

The Northern Illinois Food Bank will have a FREE mobile food pantry distribution from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Boone County Health Department located at 1204 Logan Avenue, Belvidere. Food is free to low-income neighbors in need and is distributed on a first come, first served basis, while […]

 
 

Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House 2015 marks 10th Anniversary 

Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House 2015 marks 10th Anniversary 

KIRKLAND – The year 2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Kirkland-Hiawatha All-School Open House – a milestone year for all past graduates and past attendees to be sure to come — on Saturday, July 4, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the LRC (Hiawatha Elementary Learning Resource Center) […]

 
 

Illinois Tollway INVITES local and state officials to break ground

Illinois Tollway INVITES local and state officials to break ground

**MEDIA ALERT**   Illinois Tollway INVITES local and state officials to break ground on new full-access Irene Road interchange on the Jane Addams Memorial tollway (i-90)   WHAT:           The Illinois Tollway and officials from the city of Belvidere and Boone County, along with state legislators, will break ground on the […]

 
 

Belvidere Weekend Events

Belvidere Weekend Events

Friday, June 26 First day of Heritage Days Festival. The festival includes Maxwell Street Days, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., harkening back to the time when that popular street in Chicago attracted thousands of bargain-hunters. Taste of Belvidere, 4 to 8 p.m., throughout the downtown. Go-kart racing, 6 to 9 […]

 
 
 
 
 
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