Sunday, February 5, 2023

Governor issues extreme cold warning, offers 10 cold weather safety tips

Yesterday, Governor Chris Sununu, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Robert Buxton, and Jay Broccolo, Director of Weather Operations for the Mt. Washington Observatory, urged Granite State residents and visitors to prepare for potentially life-threatening cold temperatures forecast for New Hampshire.The National Weather Service...

Recreation Department to host “Frisbie Lunch and Learn”

The Rochester Recreation Department is pleased to announce a new program called Frisbie Lunch...

Allies United for Change, Foundation Joy to host fundraiser for 24-hour food cabinet

Allies United for Change, in partnership with Foundation Joy, is pleased to announce a...

Back in business: Dynasty Restaurant and Moe’s Italian Subs reopen

Rochester Main Street is pleased to announce that The Dynasty Restaurant and Moe's Italian...

Public Works: Water main maintenance scheduled for 2/8, expect minor service disruptions

On Wednesday, February 8, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,...

Fire Department partners with Red Cross for ‘Sound The Alarm’ event

The Rochester Fire Department (RFD) is partnering with the American Red Cross for 'Sound...

Waypoint NH to host 9th Annual Sleep Out on 3/24, accepting donations now

Waypoint NH is pleased to announce its 9th annual SleepOut on Friday, March 24,...

Municipal Alliance for Adaptive Management, partners commencing $1MM restoration project in Great Bay

The Municipal Alliance for Adaptive Management (MAAM) and its project partners are commencing a...

NH DHHS to resume regular Medicaid eligibility operations starting 4/1

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces its plans to...

Senior Activity Center boasts several upcoming programs

The Senior Activity Center is offering a wide variety of programming. To learn more or to register for any of the following activities, visit rec.rochesternh.gov or call (603) 332-4120 for more information.Quilting, Crafting, Knitting, and Crochet Mondays from 9am-12pm Free, no membership or registration required. Veterans'...

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Public Works: Water main maintenance scheduled for 2/8, expect minor service disruptions

On Wednesday, February 8, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., the Utilities Division for the Department of Public Works will...

Fire Department partners with Red Cross for ‘Sound The Alarm’ event

The Rochester Fire Department (RFD) is partnering with the American Red Cross for 'Sound The Alarm', an event to assist homeowners that wish to...

Municipal Alliance for Adaptive Management, partners commencing $1MM restoration project in Great Bay

The Municipal Alliance for Adaptive Management (MAAM) and its project partners are commencing a $1,000,000 Oyster and Eelgrass Restoration Project in the Great Bay...

Fire Fighters respond to structure fire at 208 Old Dover Road

On Sunday, January 22 at 1:26 PM, the Rochester Fire Department was dispatched to 208 Old Dover Road for a reported building fire. Engine...

Drivers sustain non-life-threatening injuries at accident near Rt. 16 connector

At approximately 12:15 pm on Tuesday, January 17th, emergency services responded to the Rt. 16 Spaulding Turnpike Connector, in the area of the NH...

City considers rezoning old DPW facility, public hearing scheduled

Rochester City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 17th regarding the potential rezoning of the former Public Works facility on Old...

WATCH: Police Commission – 2/1/23

VIDEO: Police Commission - 2/1/23. Agenda items included: Oaths of Office; New Officers: Jack Settele, Rachel Hill, Katelyn Mills,...

WATCH: Planning Board – 1/30/23

VIDEO: Planning Board - 1/30/23. Agenda items included: Public Comment, Extension and Continuance requests, Rezoning Request for Old Dover...

WATCH: Public Works & Buildings Committee – 1/19/23

VIDEO: Public Works & Buildings Committee - 1/19/23. Agenda items included: Public Input, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Pollution...

City Offices CLOSED in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on 1/16

City offices (including the Public Library, Recreation Department, Tax Collector, and Auto Registration) will be closed on Monday, January 16th, 2023, in observance of...

Absentee Ballots available for Special Election on February 21, 2023

The Rochester City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce that absentee ballots for the upcoming Special Election are available in City Hall.The Special Election...

Sample Ballots available for Special Election on February 21, 2023

The Rochester City Clerk's Office is pleased to announce that a Sample Ballot for the upcoming Special Election is available online and in City...

Maple Street Magnet School to Host New Parent Information Night, School Lottery

Superintendent Kyle Repucci and Principal Erin Mahoney share that the Maple Street Magnet School is hosting a Parent Information Night for prospective parents to...

School District and HRCU Provide a Pathway to Finance and Banking

Superintendent Kyle Repucci is pleased to share that the Rochester School District and HRCU (Holy Rosary Credit Union) have successfully worked together for nearly...

Attention Ward 4 Voters: Special Election on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Last November, Republican David Walker defeated Democrat Chuck Grassie by 1 vote for the State Representative - District 8 seat. However, a recount determined...

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WATCH: Police Commission – 2/1/23

VIDEO: Police Commission - 2/1/23. Agenda items included: Oaths of Office; New Officers: Jack...

Governor issues extreme cold warning, offers 10 cold weather safety tips

Yesterday, Governor Chris Sununu, Homeland Security and Emergency Management Director Robert Buxton, and Jay...

Senior Activity Center boasts several upcoming programs

The Senior Activity Center is offering a wide variety of programming. To learn more...

Recreation Department to host “Frisbie Lunch and Learn”

The Rochester Recreation Department is pleased to announce a new program called Frisbie Lunch...

Allies United for Change, Foundation Joy to host fundraiser for 24-hour food cabinet

Allies United for Change, in partnership with Foundation Joy, is pleased to announce a...

Back in business: Dynasty Restaurant and Moe’s Italian Subs reopen

Rochester Main Street is pleased to announce that The Dynasty Restaurant and Moe's Italian...

Public Works: Water main maintenance scheduled for 2/8, expect minor service disruptions

On Wednesday, February 8, 2023, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.,...

Fire Department partners with Red Cross for ‘Sound The Alarm’ event

The Rochester Fire Department (RFD) is partnering with the American Red Cross for 'Sound...

Waypoint NH to host 9th Annual Sleep Out on 3/24, accepting donations now

Waypoint NH is pleased to announce its 9th annual SleepOut on Friday, March 24,...

WATCH: Planning Board – 1/30/23

VIDEO: Planning Board - 1/30/23. Agenda items included: Public Comment, Extension and Continuance requests,...

Municipal Alliance for Adaptive Management, partners commencing $1MM restoration project in Great Bay

The Municipal Alliance for Adaptive Management (MAAM) and its project partners are commencing a...

NH DHHS to resume regular Medicaid eligibility operations starting 4/1

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces its plans to...

What to do if you need warmth during extreme cold temps

With extremely cold temperatures predicted, the Warming Center of Strafford County will be in...

Mayor to host community chat and listening session on 2/3

City Chat is a 1hr informal meeting held every first Friday at 10:00am in...

DHHS announces end of emergency SNAP allotment, to revert to pre-pandemic levels after February issuance

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces that, as a...

WATCH: Public Works & Buildings Committee – 1/19/23

VIDEO: Public Works & Buildings Committee - 1/19/23. Agenda items included: Public Input, Environmental...

WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 1/18/23

VIDEO: Public Safety Committee - 1/18/23. The Committee reviewed safety concern issues and took...

Fire Fighters respond to structure fire at 208 Old Dover Road

On Sunday, January 22 at 1:26 PM, the Rochester Fire Department was dispatched to...

ClearChoiceMD Urgent Care Center open on South Main Street

ClearChoiceMD Urgent Care’s newest walk-in clinic will open in Rochester, NH on Monday, January...

Cornerstone VNA Celebrates 110 Years

January 2023, marked the 110th anniversary of Cornerstone VNA, a local nonprofit home health...

Cornerstone VNA Receives Multi Year Grant from NH Charitable Foundation

Cornerstone VNA is thrilled to announce they have received a $60,000 grant from the...

Chamber of Commerce holds Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting for Crumbl Cookies

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce was pleased to be part of Crumbl Cookies-Rochester...

Downtown Snow Removal Parking Ban in effect 1/27, starting 10pm

Snow Removal parking ban is in effect as of 10 PM on Friday, January...

Franklin Gallery to feature works by John Girouard

The Franklin Gallery at RiverStones Custom Framing, 33 N. Main Street in Rochester, will...

Citywide Parking Ban January 25, 2023

SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARATION CITYWIDE WINTER PARKING BAN IN EFFECT January 25, 2023 – January 26, 2023A...

Governor Sununu Announces “No Safe Experience” PSA Campaign

A new public awareness campaign is being built to alert individuals that there is...

Eversource prepares for next wave of weather

On Tuesday, January 24, Eversource sent a push notification to its customers stating they...

Citywide parking ban in effect January 22, 2023 – January 23, 2023

A citywide parking ban is in effect as of 9pm on Sunday, January 22,...

Waste Management: Trash & Recycling delayed Friday, January 20, 2023

Due to expected inclement weather conditions, Waste Management is postponing trash and recycling pickup on...

Citywide parking ban in effect January 19, 2023 – January 20, 2023

A citywide parking ban is in effect as of 10pm on Thursday, January 19,...

Partial COAST Service Curtailment Notice for Friday January 20, 2023

Due to the winter storm that is predicted to arrive overnight and result in...

Frisbie Memorial Hospital Names Megan Gray, DNP, RN, Chief Nursing Officer

Frisbie Memorial Hospital has named Megan Gray, DNP, RN, as its new chief nursing...

LISTEN: What is Opioid Abatement?

In this episode, Matt talks to Amy Malone (City Council, Waypoint) and Nicole Rodler...

WATCH: City Council – 1/17/23

VIDEO: City Council - 1/17/23. Agenda Items included: Public Hearing - Amendment to Chapter...

Drivers sustain non-life-threatening injuries at accident near Rt. 16 connector

At approximately 12:15 pm on Tuesday, January 17th, emergency services responded to the Rt....

RMFA announces winners of Atari High Score contest

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) is pleased to announce the winners of...

City considers rezoning old DPW facility, public hearing scheduled

Rochester City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, January 17th regarding the...

WATCH: School Board – 1/12/23

VIDEO: School Board - 1/12/23. Agenda items included: Superintendent’s Report and Communications, Public Comment,...

Recreation Department to form Youth Advisory Committee

The Rochester Recreation Department recently announced they are forming a Youth Advisory Committee made...

City Offices CLOSED in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on 1/16

City offices (including the Public Library, Recreation Department, Tax Collector, and Auto Registration) will...

WATCH: Zoning Board of Adjustment – 1/11/23

VIDEO: Zoning Board of Adjustment - 1/11/23. The Board heard and took action on...

NH DHHS Announces Listening Sessions for State Plan on Aging

As part of a statewide effort to understand the needs of the State’s older...

WATCH: Finance Committee – 1/10/23

VIDEO: Finance Committee - 1/10/23. Agenda items included: Public Input, New Business, White Farm...

Absentee Ballots available for Special Election on February 21, 2023

The Rochester City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce that absentee ballots for the...

Sample Ballots available for Special Election on February 21, 2023

The Rochester City Clerk's Office is pleased to announce that a Sample Ballot for...

Several Library Books purchased thanks to James Edgerly Trust Fund

In 1986, the James Edgerly Trust Fund was established for the Rochester Public Library...

WATCH: Planning Board – 1/09/23

VIDEO: Planning Board - 1/09/23. Agenda items included: Public comment, Continued Applications: subdivision, several...

Rochester NH History: The Bandstand at the Rochester Common

Earlier this week, the Rochester NH History podcast released a video highlighting one of...

LISTEN: Dr. Michelle Garcia talks about the importance of having a PCP

In this episode, Matt talks to Dr. Michelle Garcia, from Frisbie Memorial Hospital, about...

WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Committee – 1/5/23

VIDEO: Codes & Ordinances Committee - 1/5/23. Agenda items included: Public Input, Rules of...

Children’s Room to offer Experience Art sessions for school-age kids

The Children’s Room, at the Rochester Public Library, will begin offering “experience art” sessions...

Maple Street Magnet School to Host New Parent Information Night, School Lottery

Superintendent Kyle Repucci and Principal Erin Mahoney share that the Maple Street Magnet School...

Governor Sununu calls for bipartisanship in inaugural address

On Thursday, January 5th, Governor Chris Sununu delivered his fourth inaugural address in Concord.Notably,...

WATCH: Police Commission Meeting – 1/4/22

VIDEO: Police Commission Meeting - 1/4/22. Agenda items included: Public Comment, Policy items, Monthy...

School District and HRCU Provide a Pathway to Finance and Banking

Superintendent Kyle Repucci is pleased to share that the Rochester School District and HRCU...

Winter Festival planned for the Rochester Common on 1/21

The Rochester Recreation Department, in partnership with the Police Department, is pleased to announce...

Attention Ward 4 Voters: Special Election on Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Last November, Republican David Walker defeated Democrat Chuck Grassie by 1 vote for the...

WATCH: City Council – 1/3/23

VIDEO: City Council - 1/3/23. Agenda items included: Communications from the City Manager, Communications...

Rochester Opera House presents Disaster! The Musical

The Rochester Opera House is set to present DISASTER! The Musical from January 6...

RMFA to host ‘Centipede’ high score contest on 1/14

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, in collaboration Jetpack Comics, is pleased to announce...

Recycled Percussion returns to Rochester Opera House on 2/25

The Rochester Opera House recently announced the return of Recycled Percussion for two shows...

Mayor Callaghan: City Chat postponed to February 3

City Chat is postponed until February 3, 2023. City Chat is a 1hr informal meeting...

Recreation Department boasts several programs at Senior Activity Center

The Senior Activity Center is offering a number of programs to Rochester seniors, including...

Anders Morley to present This Land of Snow, an award winning adventure novel

Adventure into the depths of a northern winter with Anders Morley, winner of the...

Library offers online resources to help you start a new career

The Rochester Public Library is now offering several online resources to help you start...

Police: Columbus Ave. reopened after fatal accident, still under investigation

At approximately 1:55pm on December 30th, emergency personnel temporarily closed Columbus Avenue, near Kentucky...

Public Works installs state-of-the-art traffic management system at busy intersection

As part of an ongoing initiative to improve traffic management, the Department of Public...

WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 12/21/22

VIDEO: Public Safety Committee - 12/21/22. The Committee took public input, had discussion and...

Free mobile app for ‘The Rochester Post’ now available for Android devices

On December 14th, the City of Rochester announced the release of The Rochester Post...

RMFA to exhibit works by Laura Harper Lake and Dustan Knight

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to exhibit a selection of works...

Deadline Extended for CDBG Public Facilities and Infrastructure Projects

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is extending the application deadline for potential...

Seeing higher energy bills? State of NH offers assistance programs

Did you know that the State of New Hampshire offers a number of assistance...

Public Works: Forecast calls for heavy rain, sustained high winds, and icy roads

The Department of Public Works is actively tracking and preparing for a major storm that...

Eversource readying equipment and crews in advance of forecasted heavy rains and high winds

With heavy rain and high winds expected to impact New Hampshire leading into the...

Recreation Department to open an Outdoor Skating Rink at the Rochester Common

The Rochester Recreation Department is pleased to announce the addition of an outdoor skating...