“Hardware makers see strong year” – 1971

Source: Rockford Register-Republic 12/29/1971, p. A3

Source: Rockford Register-Republic 12/29/1971




“Metro Centre trouble may loom” and “County tax on hotels, motels…” Feb 1978

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic 2/2/1978 and Rockford Morning Star 2/4/1978 and in Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 2, p 8


See also applications and costs during home rule re: Metro Centre

“Aldermen give initial centre OK” – 8/28/1977

Source:  Rockford Register-Star 8/28/1977 by Dean Todd and also Rockfordiana: Municipal Centers – 2, page 1