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

The drug overdose epidemic in the United States is a clear and present public health, public safety, and national security threat. DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day reflects DEA’s commitment to Americans’ safety and health, encouraging the public to remove unneeded medications from their...

Police arrest Farmington man suspected of robbing Hannaford Pharmacy

Around 7:00 pm on April 8, a male entered Hannaford Supermarket on Milton Road, went to the pharmacy, displayed a handgun, and demanded prescription medication. The pharmacist complied and the male exited the store. No injuries resulted.Around 10:00 am the next day, Rochester Police...

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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...

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...

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...

City temporarily closes Nancy Loud School playground out of an abundance of caution

In August 2023, the City of Rochester received a report from structural engineers at...

American Sign Language Training for First Responders will take place on 4/10

American Sign Language Training for First Responders will take place on Wednesday, April 10th,...

Sergeant Alexander unanimously selected to receive the NH Congressional Law Enforcement Award

On January 22, 2023, the Communications Center at the Rochester Police Department received a...

Police remind motorists to clear snow and ice off vehicles before driving

The City of Rochester wants to remind motorists to clear the snow off their...

Emergency Services respond to Rochester Neck Road for flooding, sinking car

On Tuesday, December 19, 2023, at 3:56 AM, Rochester Fire, Police, and Frisbie EMS...

Project Good Morning hosts annual holiday breakfast at Granite Steak and Grill

On the morning of December 12th, the Communications Center, Police Department, and participants from...

Rochester Public Library to host Red Cross Blood Drive on 12/8

The Red Cross is having a Blood Drive on Friday, December 8th from 10:00...

Holiday Tips: How to prevent packages from being stolen from your doorstep

With the holiday season upon us, thousands of packages will be delivered across many...

Emergency services respond to fatal accident on Salmon Falls Road

At approximately 8:45 pm on November 9th, Rochester Police, Fire, and Frisbie EMS responded...

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