City of Rochester

Connections: Discussing ATV and dirt bike laws and safety in Rochester

ATVs and dirt bikes are all over the streets of Rochester, and sometimes the drivers are ignoring traffic laws and safety guidelines. Local government...
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Thu, 05/06/2021 - 1:05pm
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Connections: Discussing the future of Parcel 5

After years of public debate and false starts, Rochester’s Parcel 5 has a future, or, at least some new grass seed. The one-acre plot in the heart of...
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Wed, 04/21/2021 - 11:00am
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Connections: Discussing the Blank Placard Dance project

Which spaces or places in Rochester matter to you? It's a question University of Rochester students and staff will ask as part of a new art project...
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:32am
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Tim Curtin, city's top lawyer, to resign in June after Council presses mayor to fire him

Tim Curtin, the head of City Hall's law department, will resign from his position on June 30 and return to private practice, the city stated in a news...
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Fri, 04/02/2021 - 1:04pm
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Connections: RASE Commission chairs discuss the recent RASE report

We welcome the chairs of the RASE Commission . The commission recently released its final report , detailing a variety of ways that Rochester and Monroe...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 10:29am
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Connections: Candidates for Rochester City Council, part 1

We talk with candidates for Rochester City Council. Nearly 20 candidates have signed petitions to run for five open at-large seats. We aim to talk with...
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Wed, 03/31/2021 - 12:53pm
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Connections: Is Rochester ready to finalize a plan for reparations?

Is Rochester ready to finalize a plan for reparations? Mayor Lovely Warren said on Friday that she wants to see reparations for Black residents and...
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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 10:37am
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A call for changes in policing after man was shot and killed by officers last week

An emotional news conference took place Sunday on the steps of Spiritus Christi Church to talk about the life of Tyshon Jones. He’s the 29-year-old...
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Mon, 03/15/2021 - 7:31am
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County and city asks residents to 'shine a light' for COVID-19 commemoration

To mark the anniversary of the first locally confirmed case of COVID-19, Monroe County Executive Adam Bello and Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren have...
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Thu, 03/11/2021 - 4:10am
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Benny Warr, pushed out of wheelchair by cops in 2013, seeks new trial

A man who was shoved out of his wheelchair by Rochester police eight years ago during an arrest is seeking a new trial. A jury awarded Benny Warr a...
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Wed, 03/10/2021 - 1:26pm
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