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City winter parking plan in effect

Mayor Thomas S. Richards is reminding drivers to use caution and to adhere to alternate side parking restrictions to allow for plows to continue to clear snow from the streets. He thanked residents who did “a great job” getting their ...

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City of Rochester readies for upcoming storm

The City of Rochester’s Department of Environmental Services is prepared for the upcoming winter storm, forecasted by the National Weather Service to bring heavy, blowing and drifting snow early this evening and into Thursday morning, according to a release from Mayor ...

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City department honored

The City of Rochester’s Department of Recreation and Youth Services has been recognized with several awards by the Genesee Valley Recreation and Park Society for its recreational, promotional and cultural programs. The city was presented with an Exceptional Program Award ...

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Rates for city fees and fines adjusted

Fines for parking tickets issued in the city of Rochester increased Thursday. The fine increase was included in the city’s fiscal 2012-13 budget and is the first increase of parking ticket fines in more than 10 years. Revenue from parking ...

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Mayor declares State of Emergency for Rochester

The city of Rochester has issued this release regarding Hurricane Sandy preparations: Mayor Thomas S. Richards has declared a State of Emergency for Rochester and announced the following precautions and preparations in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. Rochester City Hall, Neighborhood ...

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City praised for housing efforts

Mayor Thomas S. Richards on Tuesday lauded leaders of Rochester’s human service agencies, thanking them and acknowledging their work for the area’s homeless. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Rochester is the 51st largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in ...

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City NBD offices open for half-day on Friday

On Friday, all offices within the city’s Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, including those in City Hall and the Neighborhood Service Centers, will be closed from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m., while the department holds an all-staff convocation. The ...

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City offers developer guide

A Developer Guidance Handbook is now available on the city of Rochester website.   The handbook is to help developers and residents understand the necessary steps to begin and complete a construction or rehabilitation project in the city.   “The ...

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City officials address coverage

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards and Police Chief James M. Sheppard on Monday issued a joint statement regarding local media coverage of the handling of a group of protesters, saying officers were unfairly criticized and accused. “The Rochester Police Department ...

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City tax bills due July 31

The city has completed mailing its 2012-2013 property tax bills to property owners who do not have escrow arrangements with their mortgagee. Residential property owners who have not received their tax bill are urged to contact the city’s Tax Information ...

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