The Franklin Gallery to showcase works by several local artists in March

The Franklin Gallery, at RiverStones Custom Framing, 33 N. Main Street in Rochester, will host a multi-artist exhibit during the month of March entitled “Art at the Franklin Gallery.”The exhibition features seven artists, including Renée Hardy, Kimberly Muese, Jill Vendituoli, Grace Ferguson, Evelyn Nitzberg,...

Strong winds knock out power to thousands in New Hampshire

As of 6:00 am, more than 14,000 customers are without power across New Hampshire...

Admiral Property Management & Sales to Host Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce March Business After Hours

Admiral Property Management & Sales will host the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s Business...

Tell Fish and Game about Your Winter Wild Turkey Sightings Today

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking the public to report their...

Conservation Commission organizing Cocheco River Clean-up to remove trash and debris on 4/6

The Rochester Conservation Commission is organizing a River Clean-up mission to remove trash and...

Fish and Game: Open Snowmobile Registration Weekend Is March 1-3, 2024

New Hampshire’s Open Snowmobile Registration weekend is almost here. From Friday, March 1 through...

City Chat with Mayor Paul Callaghan scheduled for Friday, March 1 at 10:00 am

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

New Hampshire Agencies Sign Cyber Incident Response Plan

New Hampshire Department of Information Technology (DoIT) Commissioner Denis Goulet and Robert Buxton, the Director...

Rochester Public Library to hold Teen Advisory Meeting on 3/11

The Rochester Public Library Teen Room invites teens to participate in a Teen Advisory...

Sleep in Heavenly Peace receives $1500 Donation from Rochester, NH Elks #1393

On Saturday, February 17th, 2024, the Rochester Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP) was the recipient of a $1500 dollar Elks Gratitude Grant provided by the Elks National Foundation, via the Rochester, NH Elks Lodge #1393. The presentation was conducted at the Elks Lodge...

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WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Committee 2/15/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

WATCH: Zoning Board of Adjustment – 2/14/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

WATCH: Finance Committee – 2/13/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

LISTEN: Economic Development Director gives an update on Downtown Development

In this episode, Matt talks to Michael Scala, Economic Development Director for the City of Rochester, about downtown housing and commercial development.Click here to listen.The Rochester...

WATCH: School Board – 2/8/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

WATCH: Police Commission – 2/7/24

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WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 2/21/24

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

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel...

WATCH: City Council – 2/20/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel...

WATCH: City Council – 2/6/24

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WATCH: Planning Board – 2/5/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

WATCH: City Council – 1/24/24

Special Meeting - City Council Ward 2, Seat B Candidate Statements: Carlton Cooper, Raymond Turner, Rachel Lawrence. (Election will be taken by City Council during the Council...

WATCH: Public Works & Buildings Committee – 1/23/24

Click here to watch.Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 1/17/24

Click here to watch.Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline (formerly Atlantic Broadband/Metrocast Cablevision) Channel 26. Broadcasts are also available on demand, which...

WATCH: City Council – 1/16/24

City Council Special Meeting and Workshop: Mayoral Appointments, Public Input, Communications from the City Manger, Communications from the Mayor, Opioid Abatement Committee Update & Funding Request, Non-public...

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The Franklin Gallery to showcase works by several local artists in March

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

Sleep in Heavenly Peace receives $1500 Donation from Rochester, NH Elks #1393

On Saturday, February 17th, 2024, the Rochester Chapter of Sleep in Heavenly Peace (SHP)...

Strong winds knock out power to thousands in New Hampshire

As of 6:00 am, more than 14,000 customers are without power across New Hampshire...

Admiral Property Management & Sales to Host Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce March Business After Hours

Admiral Property Management & Sales will host the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce’s Business...

Tell Fish and Game about Your Winter Wild Turkey Sightings Today

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking the public to report their...

Conservation Commission organizing Cocheco River Clean-up to remove trash and debris on 4/6

The Rochester Conservation Commission is organizing a River Clean-up mission to remove trash and...

Fish and Game: Open Snowmobile Registration Weekend Is March 1-3, 2024

New Hampshire’s Open Snowmobile Registration weekend is almost here. From Friday, March 1 through...

WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 2/21/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

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

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: City Council – 2/20/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Committee 2/15/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: Zoning Board of Adjustment – 2/14/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: Finance Committee – 2/13/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

City Chat with Mayor Paul Callaghan scheduled for Friday, March 1 at 10:00 am

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

New Hampshire Agencies Sign Cyber Incident Response Plan

New Hampshire Department of Information Technology (DoIT) Commissioner Denis Goulet and Robert Buxton, the Director...

Rochester Public Library to hold Teen Advisory Meeting on 3/11

The Rochester Public Library Teen Room invites teens to participate in a Teen Advisory...

Rochester, NH Elks Lodge #1393 donates $2000 to Vouchers for Veterans

On Saturday, February 17th, 2024, the Rochester Elks Lodge #1393 presented the Vouchers for...

Governor Sununu delivers 2024 State of the State in Concord

Please find below Governor Chris Sununu's 2024 State of the State Address as prepared:Good...

Rochester Recreation & Arena seeks public input with Community Engagement Survey

Rochester Recreation & Arena, in collaboration with the Strafford Regional Planning Commission, is encouraging...

Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon-cutting for John Gisis Photography

Recently, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce was pleased to hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony...

First Poetry Chapbook released by Rochester Author and Arts Leader

Julian (J. L.) Long, established Rochester novelist and the host of the monthly Rochester...

COAST Receives $25,000 Grant from Cogswell Benevolent Trust: To support construction of new facility

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

Sole City Dance to present Dance Northeast! at the Rochester Opera House on 3/9

Sole City Dance, in collaboration with the Rochester Opera House, is pleased to announce...

LISTEN: Economic Development Director gives an update on Downtown Development

In this episode, Matt talks to Michael Scala, Economic Development Director for the City...

NH Governor requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Severe Weather Damage in December 2023

On Thursday, February 15, Governor Chris Sununu requested that President Joe Biden issue a...

Municipal Offices CLOSED on 2/19 for Presidents’ Day

Municipal Offices, including the Public Library and Recreation, will be closed on Monday, February...

Public Hearing: RSA 79E for 135 North Main Street on 2/20

RSA 79-E (Community Revitalization Tax Relief Incentive) is a legislative proposal that encourages investment...

NH Butterfly Monitoring Network to offer online trainings beginning 3/6

Butterflies serve as important biodiversity indicators for ecosystem health and provide food for many...

Citywide Parking Ban is in effect from 9:00 pm on 2/15 until 7:00 am on 2/16

A Citywide Parking Ban is in effect from 9:00 pm on Thursday, February 15,...

Public Hearing: State CDBG Grant for Gafney Home Affordable Senior Housing Project on 2/20

The City of Rochester City Council will hold a public hearing on February 20,...

MISSION ZERO: New Funding Enables New Housing Partnership, Provides Opportunity to Patients

Today, $1.2 million in funding to address the shortage of housing for individuals discharged...

Rotary Club to host Comedy Night Benefit for Rochester charities, tickets available now

The Rochester Rotary Club will be hosting a Comedy Night on Saturday, March 2nd,...

Assessor’s Office announces 2024 Municipal-Wide Assessment Revaluation

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

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...

DHHS Announces Launch of Innovative Program to Support Business Health of NH Child Care Providers

The New Hampshire Department of Health of Human Services (DHHS) is pleased to announce...

WATCH: School Board – 2/8/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: Police Commission – 2/7/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: City Council – 2/6/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: Planning Board – 2/5/24

Click here to watch. Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

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...

Chamber of Commerce celebrates grand opening of Kate’s Closet and 3 Sister’s Gym

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce was pleased to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony...

SOLD: InvestNH Program Leads to Increased Housing Permits

A new report released by the NH Department of Business and Economic Affairs (BEA) finds that...

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...

RPAC, Jetpack Comics partner to showcase artistic talents of SHS students at RPAC

The Rochester Performance and Arts Center (RPAC), in collaboration with Jetpack Comics & Games,...

City Council appoints Rachel Lawrence to fill vacant Ward 2/Seat B position

On Tuesday, January 24, City Council held a special meeting to conduct open interviews...

RMFA to present ‘Streetview’ featuring original works by Sean Ware

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce “Streetview”, an exhibition featuring...

Rochester resident and business owner to become next president of NH Professional Photographers Association

Rochester resident Shawn Pierce, owner of Studio Two Seven Nine, LLC in Rochester, and...

City of Rochester premiers updated GovTV Video-On-Demand and Live Streaming service

The City of Rochester is pleased to announce that GovTV, formerly known as the...

Rochester School Board seeks community participation in Superintendent search

The City of Rochester is currently searching for a new Superintendent of Schools. The...

Public Library to showcase series of original paintings by Sarah Cassani

The Rochester Public Library is pleased to showcase the artwork of Sarah Cassani throughout...

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...

Unlocking Opportunities: Civil Air Patrol Invites Youth to Soar to New Heights

Are you passionate about aviation, youth leadership, or community service? If so, the Civil...

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...

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...

The City of Rochester is hiring! Check out a list of all open positions

Are you looking for a rewarding career that allows you to give back to...

New Hampshire State Elks Association Conducts Annual Ritual Contest

On Sunday, January 28th, 2024 at 10 AM, the annual New Hampshire State Elks...

WATCH: City Council – 1/24/24

Special Meeting - City Council Ward 2, Seat B Candidate Statements: Carlton Cooper, Raymond...

WATCH: Public Works & Buildings Committee – 1/23/24

Click here to watch.Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 1/17/24

Click here to watch.Public Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Breezeline...

WATCH: City Council – 1/16/24

City Council Special Meeting and Workshop: Mayoral Appointments, Public Input, Communications from the City...

Downtown Parking Ban starts at 11:00 pm on 1/30 until 7:00 am on 1/31/2024

A Downtown Parking Ban is in effect from 11:00 pm on Tuesday, January 30...

Rochester Public Library announces Teen Programs for the month of February

The Teen Room at the Rochester Public Library is pleased to announce the following...

City Chat with Mayor Paul Callaghan scheduled for Friday, February 2 at 10:00 am

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

LISTEN: Rec and Arena Director shares updates on current and future programming

In this episode, Matt talks to Director of Recreation Lauren Krans about the Lilac...

New Hampshire DHHS Announces Availability of New Opioid Reversal Medication

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces statewide availability of...

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...

WATCH: City Council hears from Ward 2 candidates seeking to fill vacant Seat B position

On January 9th, the City of Rochester announced that the Ward 2/Seat B position...

Register now for the ‘Becoming an Outdoors Woman’ Winter Workshop

Registration is now open for New Hampshire’s 2024 Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Winter...

The Franklin Gallery to feature works by Amy Kindler in February

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

City Clerk’s Office releases results of the 2024 Presidential Primary

The City Clerk's Office for the City of Rochester has announced the results of...

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...

REMINDER: Vote in the Presidential Primary on January 23, 2024

The City Clerk's Office is encouraging voters to participate in the upcoming Presidential Primary...

LISTEN: All about the Partial Hospitalization Program at Frisbie Memorial Hospital

In this episode, Matt talks to licensed social worker and clinical coordinator Ramsey Dean...

Save the date: Arts and Culture Commission to host business workshop on 1/29 to help arts entrepreneurs

Please join the Rochester Arts and Culture Commission, in partnership with the Small Business...

City Council approves 45k to fund and enhance 2024 Lilac Family Fun Festival

The Rochester Recreation Department is pleased to announce the return of the Lilac Family...