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City now offers online marriage licenses and weddings


Because Rochester City Hall is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rochester City Clerk’s office on Friday announced that marriage license applications are now available online. Information is available at After all necessary information has been submitted, documents will ...

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Rochester City Hall on two-hour delay due to weather

Rochester City Hall, city offices, Neighborhood Service Centers, city branch libraries and the Rundel Library are on a two-hour delay due to inclement weather and will open at 11 a.m. City R-Centers will open at their regularly scheduled hours of operation. City ...

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Rochester gets top rating for LGBT policies

The city of Rochester has received a score of 100, the highest ranking possible by the Human Rights Campaign’s 2016 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) which assessed LGBTQ equality in 506 cities. Rochester was the first municipality in the state to elect an ...

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Manufacturing designation renewed for Rochester

The city of Rochester has received its second designation as a manufacturing community by the U.S. Department of Commerce under the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP). The region was first awarded the designation in 2014, which is designed to ...

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Improved streetscape planned for downtown Rochester

The city of Rochester will get $2 million in state funding to improve the appearance of Main Street downtown. The money will help pay for the Main Street Streetscape Project, which is currently in the design phase and will start ...

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Woman arrested for protesting at memorial dedication for slain officer files suit

: Katrina Perkins was arrested while attempting to protest during the dedication ceremony for this sign in May 2015. The original charges were dismissed and she was charged again, but those charges also were dismissed. Now Perkins is suing the city of Rochester, Police Chief Michael Ciminelli and several police officers.

A Rochester woman has filed a civil rights suit against the city of Rochester, Police Chief Michael Ciminelli, and several Rochester police officers for being arrested while protesting at a memorial dedication for a police officer killed in the line ...

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R-Centers to host post-Thanksgiving fun

City youth and their families are invited to enjoy post-Thanksgiving special events at R-Centers throughout the city from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday. “Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends,” said Mayor Lovely A. ...

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City to auction more than 800 properties

ROCHESTER — City officials in Rochester are offering up more than 800 houses, commercial sites and vacant lots at foreclosure auction today. City Treasurer Kim Jones says more than $1.4 million is owed in taxes on the 803 parcels. Nearly ...

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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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