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City to review Public Market proposals

The possibility of expanding the Rochester Public Market is a small step closer to reality, although more work — and time — is necessary before a formal plan is ready. Two local developers have submitted proposals to build a new ...

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Last call for basketball team registration

The city of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services is issuing a last call for team registrations for the upcoming season of “The Shootout,” an adult basketball league open to men ages 20 and older. The deadline to register ...

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City offices closed for Good Friday

Rochester City Hall, neighborhood service centers and other administrative offices will be closed on Friday in observance of Good Friday. City branch libraries will be open Friday but closed on Easter Sunday. City recreation centers will be closed Friday and ...

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Mayor to discuss proposed city budget

The city will conduct four public forums in the weeks ahead to provide citizens with an opportunity to discuss Rochester’s 2013-14 budget. Due to be submitted to City Council for approval in May, the city’s 2013-14 fiscal year budget currently ...

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Rochester website wins award for transparency

The city of Rochester website has been awarded a “Sunny Award” by Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recognizing government transparency. Rochester is the only large city in New York state to receive an A rating, according to ...

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Rochester mayor to seek re-election

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards has made it official: He plans to run again in November. Fellow Democrat and City Council President Lovely Warren is considering a mayoral campaign, which would force a primary in September. Richards said others may ...

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Rochester bond ratings announced

Rochester has received thumbs ups from national rating agencies on its credit rating. Three national rating agencies — Moody’s Investors Service, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services and Fitch Ratings — have affirmed the city’s credit rating of “Aa3” (Moody’s) and ...

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City supports heart association

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards will proclaim Friday as “National Wear Red Day,” in support of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement. The campaign raises awareness of heart disease among women through support, research and funding. In ...

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City taps Miller for Parking Bureau

Laura Miller will serve as the new director of the city of Rochester’s Bureau of Parking, effective Jan. 22, Mayor Thomas S. Richards announced Wednesday. She replaces Susan Olley, who was let go in July following an audit. Molly Clifford, ...

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City hosts family-friendly New Year’s Eve

Mayor Thomas S. Richards and the city of Rochester will usher in 2013 by hosting a free, family-friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration from 7 to 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 E. Main St. ...

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