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SolarCity to make most efficient solar panel

SolarCity says the rooftop panels it will make at a plant being built in Buffalo have been rated the most efficient in the world. The San Mateo, California-based solar installer says Friday the new module produces 30 to 40 percent ...

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River Romance Weekend begins Friday

The community is invited to enjoy more than 30 autumn activities during the Genesee River Romance Weekend today through Sunday. The River Romance Weekend was announced by Mayor Lovely Warren with a ceremony dedicating a section of the Genesee Riverway ...

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New city website design unveiled

A newly designed city of Rochester website (www.cityofrochester.gov) was unveiled by Mayor Lovely Warren today. The site features a new home page and portal pages for city services, departments and priorities. The city website features responsive design, allowing it to ...

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Gates-Chili schools being sued over service animal

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against a Gates-Chili Central School District elementary school for refusing to permit a student with disabilities to attend school with a service dog unless accompanied by a separate handler provided by ...

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Project Exile holds report luncheon

The Project Exile Advisory Board, led by Chairman Gary Mervis, will celebrate the 17th Anniversary of the Project Exile Program being implemented in the Greater Rochester community, at the Report to the Community Luncheon on Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at ...

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Food Truck Rodeo at the market

Mayor Lovely A. Warren invites the community to the popular Food Truck Rodeo today at the City of Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. Enjoy Music by Donnibrooke (country, rock, and everything in between) while dozens of food trucks ...

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Jury convicts man in shooting death

 A Monroe County jury Friday found Robert Moore III guilty of second-degree murder in connection with the Jan. 8 killing of 21-year-old Justin McLaren of Rochester. Moore was also convicted of  second-degree manslaughter,  first-degree attempted robbery, second-degree criminal possession of ...

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Funke to host 55+ fun fair Thursday

Sen. Rich Funke is hosting the 55th Senate District’s first 55+ Fun Fair today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Perinton Recreational Center, 1350 Turk Hill Road, Fairport. Funke is partnering with Town of Perinton Supervisor Mike Barker ...

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Midtown Tower back in the news

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Recent developments in the Midtown Rising project include the presentation of a $500,000 grant from Rochester Gas & Electric to support electric infrastructure upgrades at Tower280 at Midtown and the release by the city for a request for proposals for ...

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Police and fire recruitment

Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren is urging city residents to consider a career in law enforcement or fire protection in the Rochester Police Department or the Rochester Fire Department. Civil Service exams are scheduled for the coming months, with deadlines ...

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