- Celebrate Dia de los Muertos at Riverfront Museum Park campus Nov. 1
- Lee Hamilton: Some thoughts on governing
- Top of Illinois Veterans Stand Down Oct. 31 in Rockford
- CUB shares list of worst customer horror stories
- Park District receives Governor’s Sustainability Award
- Park District’s ‘Ties & Tennies’ fund-raiser Nov. 14; deadline Nov. 6
- Nov. 2 concert celebrates release of Jodi Beach’s sixth recording
- Healthy Halloween Party Nov. 1 at U of I College of Medicine at Rockford
- Three local NFL Flag Football teams head to regional competition
- ‘Hoo’ Haven hosts annual open house Nov. 2 in Durand
Viva Las Vegas
Viva Las Vegas
By Jeff Havens, Staff Writer
n Mayor Scott and Developer Puri not together.
Rockford Mayor Doug Scott attended the U.S. Conference of Mayors this week in Las Vegas. The mayors met with the International Council of Shopping Centers, according to John Strandin, communications director for Rockford. Sources said developer Sunil Puri also attended the meeting.
It is not known why Puri went to Las Vegas, but Strandin said of Puri and Scott, Theyre not together. As of the time of this writing, Puri did not return a message to his cell phone.
The Conference of Mayors Web site indicates more than 2,000 developers and retail representatives attended the May 18-19 meeting. Following the town meeting, mayors will meet one-on-one with developers and retailers interested in investing in Americas cities, reads the Web site.