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Mayoral transition picks up steam

The mayoral transition in Rochester is in high gear, publicly as well as behind the scenes, as the tenure of Mayor Thomas S. Richards nears the end. An announcement is expected to be made next week on who Mayor-elect Lovely ...

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City prepares for holiday season

The city is preparing to celebrate the holiday season, including “Light up the Holidays,” an evening of family fun that features the lighting of the Liberty Pole downtown. The lighting ceremony is scheduled to take place at 4:30 p.m. Dec. ...

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City stands by red light camera program

The city of Rochester responded to state Supreme Court J. Scott Odorisi’s decision upholding the constitutionality of its red light camera program, stating Justice Odorisi clearly understood the city’s red light violation process and determined the city meets all due ...

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Rochester elects first female mayor

Rochester City Council President Lovely Warren has become the city’s first female mayor. With all precincts reporting Tuesday night, Warren won the mayoral election with 55 percent. She scored an upset victory over Mayor Thomas S. Richards in a Democratic primary ...

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Red-light camera suit decision due in Nov.

State Supreme Court Justice J. Scott Odorisi is expected to render a decision by Nov. 8 in a constitutional challenge to Rochester’s red-light camera program. Justice Odorisi last month denied the city’s motion to dismiss the suit filed by attorney ...

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New red light camera goes live

The intersection of Mt. Hope and Elmwood avenues is a part of Rochester’s red light photo enforcement program as of today. According to a release, Rochester plans to use photo enforcement at as many as 50 intersections as part of ...

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Free Rochester noontime concerts

The Rochester outdoor Noontime Concert Series kicks off today with Me and the Boyz, a rock cover band. The series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. on five consecutive Wednesdays at Aqueduct Park, next to the Main Street ...

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Noon concerts start next week

Mayor Thomas S. Richards on Monday announced the line-up for the city’s outdoor Noontime Concert Series, which will be from noon to 1 p.m. on five consecutive Wednesdays in Aqueduct Park, next to the Main Street Bridge, beginning July 10. ...

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