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Mayor opens Charlotte Street

Mayor Lovely A. Warren officially opened Charlotte Street between Union and Pitkin streets today and established the first new connection to Downtown Rochester as a result of the Inner Loop East Transformation Project. The reunification of Charlotte Street is a ...

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IBM team presents recommendations

The IBM Smarter Cities Team reported its recommendations for reducing poverty, Mayor Lovely A. Warren announced today. In May, Rochester was one of 16 areas worldwide chosen for the IBM Smarter Cities Challenge. As a result, the city received $500,000 ...

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Irondequoit Bay bridge to open Nov. 2

The Irondequoit Bay Outlet Bridge will open to vehicular traffic on Monday at approximately 9:30 a.m. The structure will remain in place through 9 a.m. April 1, 2016. The IBOB is located on the north end of Irondequoit Bay, connecting ...

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Loose leaf collection starts Monday

The city’s Department of Environmental Services’ annual Fall Loose Leaf Collection Program will begin Monday, Nov. 2, when crews begin work in sections of the city’s Northwest and Southeast quadrants. A collection schedule and map can be found on the ...

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Magistrates Association holds annual dinner


Judge Donald J. Mark on Saturday received the Monroe County Magistrates Association’s 2015 James E. Morris Award at its annual dinner on Saturday at The City Grill in Rochester. Judge Mark, who has been a judge in state Supreme Court, ...

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Residents warned of deed scam

Some Monroe County residents who have recently purchased a home have received a “recorded deed notice” from Record Transfer Services urging them to pay $83 for a copy of their “Current Grant Deed and Property Assessment Profile.” This is a ...

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Waterloo justice sentenced in fake toilet attack

A former village justice in Seneca County was sentenced Tuesday to six months in the county jail for lying about being attacked with a toilet tank lid in August 2013, which resulted in convictions for insurance fraud and defrauding the ...

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Library closed Friday

All branches of the Rochester Public Library — including The Central Library of Rochester Downtown — will be closed Friday for staff training. Visit www.libraryweb.org for other library locations and hours.  

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Hazardous waste collection set

The Monroe County Department of Environmental Services has partnered up with the Town of Irondequoit to hold an appointment-only Household Hazardous Waste collection at the Town of Irondequoit Department of Public Works, 25 Kings Highway, on Saturday, Oct. 17, from ...

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