City Council to hold Public Hearing on 4/16 for Drainage Pipe Relining Project

Resolution Authorizing Supplemental Appropriation of $150,000.00 to the FY24 General Fund CIP Fund for the Drainage Pipe Relining Project BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ROCHESTER, AS FOLLOWS: That the Mayor and City Council of the City of Rochester...

DPW to flush fire hydrants starting 4/21 until 5/31

The City of Rochester will be flushing fire hydrants beginning April 21, 2024, and...

Police Department: Drug Take Back Day scheduled for 4/27

The drug overdose epidemic in the United States is a clear and present public...

Governor Sununu proclaims April is Genocide Awareness Month

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu recently proclaimed April 2024 to be GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH...

Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon-cutting at Polychronis Financial Services

The Chamber of Commerce was pleased to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for Polychronis...

Senior Activity Center to host intergenerational screening of ‘Cycle of Memory’ on 4/13

The Rochester Senior Activity Center, in collaboration with the Rochester Public Library, invites the...

Sole City Dance & Rochester Opera House Present: The Moon-Spinners Mystery

Enjoy an adventure set on a modern-day Greek island with Sole City Dance’s newest...

Police arrest Farmington man suspected of robbing Hannaford Pharmacy

Around 7:00 pm on April 8, a male entered Hannaford Supermarket on Milton Road,...

Rochester Public Library to host presentation by retired U.S. Diplomat David K. Wessel

The Rochester Public Library will host an upcoming presentation by retired U.S. diplomat David...

NH Pet Aid receives grant for 11k to help pet owners with emergency veterinary care

New Hampshire Pet Aid is thrilled to announce that it recently received a grant of $11,065.69 from The Fabulous Find, a quality re-sale boutique in Kittery, Maine. Each month, The Fabulous Find selects three Seacoast nonprofits to split net profits from its sales. NH Pet...

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WATCH: City Council – 3/19/24

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WATCH: Planning Board – 3/18/24

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WATCH: School Board – 3/14/24

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WATCH: Zoning Board of Adjustment – 3/13/24

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LISTEN: Marie and Katherine talk to Teen Librarian Amy Lemelin

In this episode, Marie and Katherine talk to Amy Lemelin about the Teen Room at the Rochester Public Library. The Teen Room has experienced major upgrades over...

WATCH: Finance Committee – 3/12/24

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WATCH: Planning Board – 4/01/24

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WATCH: Public Works Committee – 3/21/24

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WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 3/20/24

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WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Comm. – 3/7/24

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WATCH: Police Commission – 3/6/24

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WATCH: City Council – 3/5/24

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WATCH: Planning Board – 3/04/24

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WATCH: Public Works & Buildings – 2/22/24

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WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 2/21/24

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City Council to hold Public Hearing on 4/16 for Drainage Pipe Relining Project

Resolution Authorizing Supplemental Appropriation of $150,000.00 to the FY24 General Fund CIP Fund for...

NH Pet Aid receives grant for 11k to help pet owners with emergency veterinary care

New Hampshire Pet Aid is thrilled to announce that it recently received a grant...

DPW to flush fire hydrants starting 4/21 until 5/31

The City of Rochester will be flushing fire hydrants beginning April 21, 2024, and...

Police Department: Drug Take Back Day scheduled for 4/27

The drug overdose epidemic in the United States is a clear and present public...

Governor Sununu proclaims April is Genocide Awareness Month

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu recently proclaimed April 2024 to be GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH...

Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon-cutting at Polychronis Financial Services

The Chamber of Commerce was pleased to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for Polychronis...

Senior Activity Center to host intergenerational screening of ‘Cycle of Memory’ on 4/13

The Rochester Senior Activity Center, in collaboration with the Rochester Public Library, invites the...

Sole City Dance & Rochester Opera House Present: The Moon-Spinners Mystery

Enjoy an adventure set on a modern-day Greek island with Sole City Dance’s newest...

Police arrest Farmington man suspected of robbing Hannaford Pharmacy

Around 7:00 pm on April 8, a male entered Hannaford Supermarket on Milton Road,...

Rochester Public Library to host presentation by retired U.S. Diplomat David K. Wessel

The Rochester Public Library will host an upcoming presentation by retired U.S. diplomat David...

Cornerstone VNA Offers FREE Webinar on Advance Directives on 4/16

In recognition of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16th, Cornerstone VNA is offering...

Awards Night at the Rochester, NH Elks #1393

The Rochester Elks #1393 conducted their annual awards night on Saturday, March 16th, 2024...

Mark Guilmett Installed as new Elks Leader at Rochester Lodge #1393

Rochester Elks #1393 conducted its annual Installation of Officers on Saturday, March 30th, 2024....

State officials encourage Solar Eclipse viewers to prepare to ensure safety

Today state and local officials and private sector partners discussed preparations and precautions that have...

City Clerk: Register your dog(s) by 4/30, Rabies Clinic to be held on 5/11

The Rochester City Clerk's Office would like to remind dog owners that 2024-2025 tags...

COAST Bus Receives $1,000 Grant from Kennebunk Savings Bank Foundation

Cooperative Alliance for Seacoast Transportation, more commonly known as COAST, was recently awarded a...

Rochester Public Library to present Just for Teens Finance Program on 4/15

The Rochester Public Library, in collaboration with Service Credit Union, is excited to announce...

Rochester Recreation and Arena Celebrates Successful Youth Basketball Season

The Rochester Recreation and Arena proudly announces the conclusion of yet another rewarding season...

Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: Learn more about Flood Safety and Preparedness

During this year’s Flood Safety Awareness Week, the New Hampshire Department of Safety’s Division...

Police respond to gunshots on Summer Street, Jason Levesque charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder

At 10:18 pm on April 4, 2024, Rochester Police, Fire, and Frisbie EMS responded...

Postponed: Cocheco River Clean-up to remove trash and debris on 4/13

Friday, April 5, 2024 - This event has been postponed to April 13The Rochester...

Rochester Main Street seeking volunteers for Rochester Cares Clean Up Day on 4/20

Rochester Main Street in collaboration with Rochester Rec will hold its annual Spring Clean-up...

First Church Congregational names Reverend Donna Lee Muise as transitional Pastor

The Church Council of First Church Congregational (FCC), United Church of Christ, Rochester NH...

Municipal Offices closing at 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2024

With the exception of emergency services, all City of Rochester Municipal Offices will be...

The Franklin Gallery to showcase works by Rochester artist Sherry Palmer

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

First Church Congregational to host Pancake Breakfast on 4/13

First Church Congregational is pleased to announce the return of its long-awaited Blueberry Pancake...

Citywide Parking Ban in effect from 9:00pm on 4/4 to 8:00 am on 4/5

A Citywide Parking Ban is in effect from Thursday, April 4, 2024, 9 pm...

Waste Management: Trash and Recyling pickup canceled on 4/4

Due to the weather conditions Waste Management Inc. has canceled trash and recycling curbside...

Downtown Parking: City of Rochester enters 10-year lease agreement for former “Ben Franklin” property

On Tuesday, April 2, City Council voted to unseal minutes from prior nonpublic meetings...

City of Rochester to purchase former Saint Elizabeth Seton School for future redevelopment

On Tuesday, April 2, City Council voted to unseal minutes from prior nonpublic meetings...

Citywide Parking Ban in effect from 9:00 pm on 4/3 to 8:00 am on 4/4

A Citywide Parking Ban is in effect from Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 9:00 pm...

COAST BUS: Partial Service Curtailment Notice for 4/3, Full Service Curtailment Notice for 4/4

Due to the winter storm that is predicted to arrive later today and be...

WATCH: Planning Board – 4/01/24

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WATCH: Public Works Committee – 3/21/24

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WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 3/20/24

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WATCH: City Council – 3/19/24

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WATCH: Planning Board – 3/18/24

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WATCH: School Board – 3/14/24

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WATCH: Zoning Board of Adjustment – 3/13/24

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City of Rochester contends with Federal EPA Mandates: $35MM+ Investments in Wastewater Facilities Required by 2032

The City of Rochester has long had a commitment to sound science in wastewater...

Mayor to host City Chat on 4/5 at 10:00 am in James W. Foley Memorial Community Center

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

Rochester School Department releases names of Superintendent finalists

The Rochester School Department has announced finalists to replace the outgoing Superintendent, Kyle Repucci.According...

DPW to host Public Information Meeting regarding Portland Street Sidewalk Extension Project on 4/3

Dure to inclement weather, this event has been canceled. A new date and time...

Sign up now for the 10th annual Citizen’s Police Academy

The Rochester Police Department will be holding its 10th annual Citizen’s Police Academy starting...

Breezeline to host Tri-Chambers Business After Hours on 4/11 at the Rochester Opera House

Breezeline, provider of TV, internet, and voice solutions, will host a Tri-Chambers Business After...

Join HAVEN at the 13th Annual Kids Are Our Business Breakfast

HAVEN invites all community members to attend one of two Kids Are Our Business...

NH Fish and Game: Discover WILD New Hampshire Day on Saturday, April 20, 2024

Save the date! The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s popular outdoor festival, Discover...

NH Association of Conservation Commissions seeks local photographers for “This is Worth Protecting” contest

Are you passionate about capturing the beauty of nature through photography? If so, consider...

Final Free Comic Book Day Festival to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024

Due to increased expenses, staffing, and other challenges, Jetpack Comics & Games has announced...

Rochester, NH Elks #1393 Donates $3000 dollars to the Share Fund

On Sunday, February 25th, 2024, Peter Ducharme, Exalted Ruler and Norm Gervais, Lodge Secretary...

Assessor’s Office announces 2024 Municipal-Wide Assessment Revaluation

In accordance with New Hampshire state law, the City of Rochester’s Assessing Department has...

Waste Management implements changes to address collection issues at Residential Drop Off Center

Waste Management has notified the City of Rochester of significant challenges regarding misuse at...

SBA, Tri-City Chambers and SBDC hosting ‘The Cornerstone of your Success is Financial Strength’ in Rochester

The Small Business Association, the Tri-City Chambers, and the Rochester Office of Economic Development...

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival Tour at Rochester Opera House on 4/3

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will stop at the Rochester Opera...

Recreation Department names Steve Scott as new Senior Services Coordinator for Senior Activity Center

The Rochester Recreation Department is pleased to introduce Steve Scott, who will be taking...

Skate with a Cop, Fire/Police vs. Spaulding Alumni Hockey Game scheduled for March 24

The City of Rochester is pleased to announce the return of Skate with a...

Public Library to showcase works by local artist Marina Forbes, artist talk scheduled for 3/27

The Rochester Public Library is pleased to announce "Paint your Town Beautiful" an art...

Get Involved in Municipal Government: Registration now open for free Civics 101 class

The City of Rochester is pleased to announce new dates for Civics 101, a...

Learn to create your own comics with Ryan L. Higgins on 4/20

The Rochester Public Library is pleased to announce that local comic book creator, Ryan...

Rochester Rotary donates $3k to Rochester Child Care Center to help low income families

The Rochester Rotary Club is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors enthusiastically...

City Council will hold Public Hearing on 3/19 for Authorizing Use of Certain Ballot Counting Devices

The following public hearing will be held at 6:00 pm, immediately following the City...

City Council will hold Public Hearing on 3/19 for CDBG Action Plan Approval and Appropriation

The following public hearing will be held at 6:00 pm, immediately following the City...

City Council will hold Public Hearing on 3/19 for Community Center Bleacher Replacement Project

The following public hearing will be held at 6:00 pm, immediately following the City...

City Council will hold Public Hearing on 3/19 for Easterseals’ Champlin Place CDBG Project

The following public hearing will be held at 6:00 pm, immediately following the City...

Teen Room at Rochester Public Library to host Total Eclipse program on 4/3

The Rochester Public Library invites teens aged 12-18 to learn more about the upcoming...

NH Fish and Game: The 2024 New Hampshire Moose Hunt Lottery Is Open

New Hampshire’s 2024 moose hunt lottery is now open. Enter today for your chance...

DPW: Household Hazardous Waste Day scheduled for Saturday May 4, 2024

Household Hazardous Waste Day is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2024, from 8:30 am...

LISTEN: Marie and Katherine talk to Teen Librarian Amy Lemelin

In this episode, Marie and Katherine talk to Amy Lemelin about the Teen Room...

WATCH: Finance Committee – 3/12/24

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WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Comm. – 3/7/24

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WATCH: Police Commission – 3/6/24

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WATCH: City Council – 3/5/24

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WATCH: Planning Board – 3/04/24

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WATCH: Public Works & Buildings – 2/22/24

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RMFA presents original artworks by Alex Leith in the James W. Foley Memorial Community Center

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce “Chromatic Limbo: Energetic Landscapes...