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City OK’s more spots for food trucks

Food truck operators in the city will have more locations to serve their fare, but legislation approved by City Council leaves them wanting more. Council members on Wednesday OK’d the extension of a pilot program through the end of the ...

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Public Market prepares for summer

The summer Rochester Public Market events schedule, which includes Bands on the Bricks, food truck rodeos, Flower City Days at the Market and a new addition, the Flour City Brewer’s Fest, is out. The Garage Sale Super Fleas at the ...

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Waterloo gets grant for clean water system

A $185,000 grant and $915,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has been approved for the town of Waterloo in Seneca County. Funding, as announced Wednesday by Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, will be used to create ...

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County Democrats to elect new chair

Citing statewide responsibilities in leadership positions, Assemblyman Joe Morelle, D-Irondequoit, will not be seeking re-election as chairman of the Monroe County Democratic Committee when his term expires in September. Morelle, who plans to run for re-election to his 136th District ...

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City charged up and ready to go

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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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