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The buzz on the street is decidedly electric and green. Rochester now has 24 electric vehicle charging stations online after a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the City Hall parking lot Tuesday. The city’s project is part of a statewide initiative designed ...

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Learn how to ride the bus

RTS has scheduled a free “How to Ride the Bus” transit orientation for 10 a.m. to noon April 29, at the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority’s John G. Doyle Jr. Administration Building, 1372 E. Main St. The orientation is the ...

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Volunteers to spruce up county parks

The fifth annual Pick-Up-The-Parks Project, a green initiative hosted by the Monroe County Parks Department in partnership with Tim Horton’s Café & Bake Shop and Cascades Recovery, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday. About 800 registered volunteers from across ...

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Early Learning Council hearing rescheduled

The Early Learning Council public hearing scheduled for Thursday, May 1, has been rescheduled to 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 8, in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 30 Church St. Those wishing to speak must sign up by ...

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Midtown street, plaza names picked

The city has chosen names for the new street and plaza created as part of the Midtown Rising redevelopment. Mayor Lovely A. Warren and a city committee have decided on “Midtown Commons” for the new open space. “Andrew Langston Way” ...

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Household waste collection scheduled

The county Department of Environmental Services and the towns of Penfield and Webster will hold an appointment-only, household hazardous waste collection at the Penfield Highway Garage, 1607 Jackson Road, from 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Appointments will be accepted ...

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Clean Sweep set for May 3

Rochester’s Clean Sweep will be a one-day, all-city event starting at 8 a.m. May 3, at Frontier Field, 1 Morrie Silver Way. Registrants will receive a Clean Sweep T-shirt, have a light breakfast, join or be assigned to a team, ...

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Pros, cons of proposed speed limit law debated

Local municipalities may have to trade a possible unfunded mandate in order to have local control when it comes to setting speed limits on local roads. The state Senate has approved legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Michael Nozzolio, R-Fayette, Seneca ...

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Rochester, county libraries promote reading

The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is calling attention to Rochester’s culture of reading with colorful “READ” posters of local elected officials and celebrities posing with their favorite book. The posters are part of a larger initiative to ...

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Early Learning Council hearing set

A Rochester Early Learning Council public hearing is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. April 15 at City Hall, in City Council Chambers, 30 Church St. Mayor Lovely A. Warren convened the Early Learning Council in March 2014 in response ...

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Arbor Day celebration planned

Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren and Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks, along with members of the Greater Rochester Arbor Day Committee, will be participating in an Arbor Day celebration with a tree planting at 11 a.m. April 25, near the ...

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