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Community input sought on budget plans

Mayor Thomas S. Richards is asking for the community’s input as part of the process of preparing its 2011-12 proposed budget. He is inviting residents and taxpayers to attend “Voice of the Customer” sessions ...

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Feds open veterans treatment court in city

A federal veterans treatment court — the second in the U.S. — is now operating in the city of Rochester. It is modeled after a similar court that opened in September in Buffalo — the first of its kind in any of the 94 federal judicial districts across the country, said U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr.

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City reactivates home purchase program

The city’s Home Purchase Assistance Program, which provides a financial incentive for buying a home in the city, is being reactivated. The program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to first-time buyers who meet requirements.

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Richards is ready to roll up his sleeves

Newly elected Mayor Thomas S. Richards is wasting no time getting to work. And there is no shortage of work to be done. Richards, who won a special election Tuesday with 49 percent of the votes, met Wednesday with R. Carlos Carballada, who has been acting mayor since mid-January.

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Three left in mayor’s race

Three candidates will be on the ballot March 29 for the special election for mayor of the city of Rochester. They are Thomas S. Richards, former corporation counsel who served as mayor for three weeks after Mayor Robert Duffy resigned to become lieutenant governor ...

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