Top Rockford News for February 13th, 2013

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Safety

Pothole Perfect in Rockford: If you haven’t hit one, it is pretty sure you know someone who has. At the very least, you have SEEN that gigantic hole in the ground as you drive, right?

Lane Closings on Auburn Street: Starting today, the westbound curbside lane will be closed on Auburn Street between Sherman Street and Latham Street from 7AM until 4PM until an underground main is relocated.

Education

Schools additions to begin in June: A bit of information regarding the additions being made to schools in the RPS 205 school district. Check this article out to see how money is being saved on these projects.

Arts & Culture

Our City, Our Story receives national sponsor: Duclos Lenses of Los Angeles has become a sponsor of Our City, Our Story, coinciding with the one year anniversary of the video series.

Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center: Community members are being asked to provide input on what they would like to see the expanded campus used for. Meeting takes place on February 20th, 2013 from 8AM to noon.

Business & Government

Mayor Morrissey Defends Geopolicing: Remember this article from yesterday? Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey defends his stance on why we should have geopolicing, and what he feels police officers should be doing on the job.

Entertainment

The Hooten Hallers playing at Kryptonite: Tonight, local downtown attraction Kryptonite will host The Hooten Hallers beginning at 8:00PM.

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