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Former mayor to receive Rotary honor

Former Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards will be the 77th recipient of the Rochester Rotary Award, 40 years after his father won the award. The oldest civic award in Rochester, the Rochester Rotary Award recognizes community members who personify Rotary ...

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Mayor still not campaigning

Although the Independence Party issued a call over the weekend urging residents to vote for Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards, the mayor issued a statement reiterating that his campaign has ended. City Council President Lovely A. Warren defeated Richards in ...

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Richards drops out of mayor’s race

Rochester Mayor Thomas S. Richards, who lost the Democratic nomination in the Sept. 10 primary, will not stay in the race to retain his seat. Richards announced Tuesday that he will end his campaign, saying his decision likely means that ...

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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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Hatch Act v. the mayor

The Hatch Act left Thomas S. Richards with only two choices. He could resign as mayor of the City of Rochester in order to run for the seat in a special March election or he could keep the temporary post and not seek election ...

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