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City seeking firefighters

The city of Rochester is offering a firefighter entrance examination on Saturday, Jan. 21, the first in more than four years. It is open to city residents only. No past experience is required in order to take the exam. “This ...

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City’s annual guide delivered this week

The annual “At Your Service” guide, produced by the city Department of Environmental Services, will be mailed to residents and businesses beginning Tuesday. The guide is a handy source of information, guidelines and important dates to help residents ...

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City calls for FCC review of PAETEC sale

The city of Rochester is opposing the sale of PAETEC Holding Corp. to Arkansas-based Windstream Corp. Mayor Thomas S. Richards announced today that he has instructed Corporation Counsel Robert J. Bergin to submit a formal comment to the Federal Communications Commission ...

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City adds two new red light cameras

Rochester added two additional red-light cameras Sunday, bringing to 12 the total of intersections that are part of the Red Light Photographic Enforcement Program. The two new cameras are at the intersections of State and Allen streets and Goodman Street and I-490.

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City tax bills due July 31

The 2011-2012 city property tax bills have been mailed out to all property owners who do not have escrow arrangements with their mortgagee. Residential property owners who have not received their tax bill are urged to notify the city’s Tax Information Office ...

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Mayor names Redon, retired businessman, deputy mayor

The city’s new deputy mayor is a successful businessman with no government experience. “He doesn’t know a lot about government and that’s a good thing,” Mayor Thomas S. Richards said Wednesday after appointing Leonard E. Redon, 59, of Perinton, to the post.

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Rochester tops in bargain housing market

Rochester is named No. 1 in MSN Real Estate’s 2011 “Most Livable Bargain Markets” rankings. Mayor Thomas S. Richards announced Wednesday that MSN Real Estate and Bert Sperling of Sperling’s Best Places evaluated the most affordable markets within the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas ...

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Party in the Park features Ozomatli

Ozomatli will headline the second show of the 2011 Party in the Park concert series tonight. The weekly series takes place at the Riverside Festival Site, corner of Court Street and Exchange Boulevard. Gates open at 5 p.m. with concerts running until 10 p.m.

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