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Downtown vandalism on the rise, Police offer cash rewards to credible tipsters

According to the Rochester Police Department, spray paint vandalism is on the rise in the downtown area.Police are encouraging residents and business owners to review surveillance footage that may have captured suspicious activity in the area. Some vandalism includes the words, SOLO, SLIK, TIEG,...

Police Chief seeks nominations for Red Hayes Community Ambassador Award

Chief Gary M. Boudreau is pleased to announce that the Rochester Police Department is accepting nominations for the Rochester, NH Patrol Officer Community Service Award a.k.a the “Red Hayes Community Ambassador Award”. The nomination period is open until August 17th, 2022. The history and...

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Police investigating recent downtown vandalism

The Rochester Police Department is currently investigating several cases of tag vandalism on Wallace...

Drug Take Back Day 4/30

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and...

Police Department hosting Job Fair 2/19

The Rochester Police Department will be hosting a Job Fair from 1-3pm on Saturday,...

Police Commission swears in Jason Thomas as Deputy Chief, promotes others

During the Police Commission meeting on Wednesday, January 5, Jason Thomas was officially sworn...

Take a look: Changing of the Guard Ceremony held on 12/30

After more than 25 years of service, Chief Paul Toussaint announced his retirement in...

Changing of the Guard Ceremony scheduled for 12/30

In November, after more than 25 years of service, Rochester Police Chief Paul Toussaint...

Police Department, Project Good Morning members meet for annual breakfast

On Monday, December 13, participants from the Rochester Police Department’s Project Good Morning program...

Police Commission recognizes Lisa Stanley, promotes Williams-Hurley to Sergeant, swears in new hires

The Rochester Police Commission met on December 1st to swear in new officers, promote...

Police Chief Paul Toussaint announces retirement and succession 

After more than 25 years of service, Rochester Police Chief, Paul Toussaint, is officially...

City Staff propose program for repeated mental health/substance misuse calls

In a presentation to City Council on October 19, City staff requested consideration for...

Police arrest Joyce Howard for hit and run of Matthew Lefebvre

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, Rochester Police arrested Joyce Howard, 69, of McDuffee St...

Rochester Police: Drug Take-Back Day on 10/23 (10am-2pm)

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health...

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Mysterious family of Bigfoot spotted in downtown Rochester

The Rochester Police Department has received several reports of Bigfoot sightings in the downtown...

Public Works: Smoke Testing to be conducted 5/15 to 9/30/2022

In order to improve the sewer service in your area, on behalf of the...

WATCH: Codes & Ordinances Committee – 8/04/22

VIDEO: Codes & Ordinances Committee - 8/04/22. Public Input, Amendment to Chapter 167 of...

Looking ahead: September is National Recovery Month

Each September, Recovery Month promotes and supports new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the existence...