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Scam alert: Watch out for fake takeout websites

ROCKFORD -- As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, ordering takeout is still more popular than ever. The virus has also paved the way for scammer to crate fake food websites. “Watch out for fake food-ordering websites that scam consumers…

Rockford names new police, fire chief. Both are women

ROCKFORD -- For the first time since their inception, the Rockford's police and fire departments will be led by women. Rockford's Fire and Police Commission announced Monday that it voted unanimously to appoint Carla Redd as the next…

Loves Park CRE8IV mural underway on North Second Street

LOVES PARK -- The latest addition to the 2021 CRE8IV public art initiative is underway outside CD Source, 5723 N. Second St. Painted by Rockford muralist Brett Whitacre, the large-scale mural project will take five to seven days to…

City celebrates Rockford Day Aug. 13-15

ROCKFORD -- Local officials are helping citizens celebrate Rockford Day this year by extending the celebration through the weekend. Rockford Day is held annually on Aug.15. This year, there will be activities from Friday, Aug. 13 through…