Posted: 07/04/2013 - With all the rain we’ve had lately, the river levels are very high which means a no wake restriction on the Rock River. The River is usually packed on the Fourth of July with boaters speeding up and down it, but that wasn’t the case today and the kids weren’t too happy about it.
Posted: 07/03/2013 - With thousands of motorists expected to travel on state roadways over the Independence Day holiday week, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced today that non-emergency roadwork will be suspended where possible from July 3 through 7 to reduce congestion and improve traffic flow.
Posted: 07/03/2013 - Thursday July 4th, 2013 the annual MELD Classic 8K/2Mile Run will be held at 7:00 a.m. beginning on Madison under the Jefferson Street Bridge near the Trolley Station. Traffic will be impacted as follows:
Posted: 07/02/2013 - The Rockford Police Department is encouraging those attending the 4th of July Fireworks in downtown Rockford on Thursday to check their route to and from the area.
Posted: 07/02/2013 - The garbage collection for the City of Rockford residents on Monday July 1st, 2013 through Wednesday July 3, 2013 will remain as regularly scheduled.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Summer safety tips from the American Red Cross.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Mayor Jim Gitz, today, announced that Freeport will play host to a fireworks extravaganza on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at the Stephenson County Fairgrounds.
Posted: 07/01/2013 - Preparations are well underway for Stockton’s Independence Day Celebration in Memorial Park along US Highway 20. Each year, the festivities and fireworks display are scheduled for July 4th, with this year’s fireworks rain date being set for Saturday, July 6th.