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Union Street Parking Lot to receive major refurbishment in 2025

The Union Street parking lot in downtown Rochester is set for a major refurbishment, with construction expected between the spring and fall of 2025. The project, budgeted at $1.75 million, aims to improve functionality and environmental sustainability. The lot will see its capacity slightly increase...

City of Rochester announces temporary closure of former Ben Franklin Lot for lighting, paving

The City of Rochester is announcing the temporary closure of the former Ben Franklin lot, located at the corner of Wakefield Street and Union Street, starting the week of June 5.This closure, lasting for the duration of the construction, will facilitate the refurbishment of...

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Rochester Main Street to host community planting event on 5/31

Rochester Main Street seeks volunteers to assist with a community planting event in Central...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Parking Review Group presents findings to City Council, recommends formal Parking Committee

On Tuesday, November 21st, the Parking Review Group (a City Manager's self-directed work team)...

Rochester Main Street welcomes Keslar Insurance Agency to new downtown office

Rochester Main Street is pleased to welcome Keslar Insurance Agency to its new office...

Historic District Commission seeks new members to fill several vacancies

The Rochester Historic District Commission (HDC) is seeking new members to fill vacancies on...

Rochester Main Street to host a Pumpkin Patch in Central Square on 10/7

On Saturday, October 7th, Rochester Main Street will be hosting a Pumpkin Patch event...

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