Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Franklin Gallery presents ‘Here and There; Far and Near’, featuring Tom Glover, Lawrence Driscoll

The Franklin Gallery at RiverStones Custom Framing, 33 N. Main Street in Rochester, will host an exhibit during the month of December entitled 'Here and There; Far and Near', featuring the work of Tom Glover and Lawrence Driscoll.An opening reception will be held on...

RMFA releases app for iOS and macOS, Android to follow

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) is pleased to announce the release of...

Gov. Sununu: Home heating tips for the winter season

With the winter home heating season upon us, Governor Chris Sununu and the New...

Safety First: Funding approved for 335 School Safety Projects

On November 22, the Governor and Executive Council approved $9,873,605.40 in school safety funding...

Work on Route 16 at Rochester Toll, will impact traffic starting 11/28

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be closing one lane just north...

Municipal offices closed for Thanksgiving weekend

Municipal offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November...

Economic Development welcomes Any Eventz LLC to Rochester

The City of Rochester Economic Development Department is pleased to welcome Any Eventz LLC...

Christmas Tea returns to Historical Society and Museum on 12/8

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Rochester Historical Society and Museum...

Christmas programs return to the Rochester Opera House

The Rochester Opera House is scheduled to present a series of holiday programming over...

Mayor Callaghan takes aim at housing and homeless issues

On November 27th, Mayor Paul Callaghan joined WMUR's Adam Sexton to talk about ongoing revitalization efforts and what he'd like to see state legislators do to help fight crime.Click here to watch.
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WATCH: Public Works & Buildings 11/17/22

VIDEO: Public Works & Buildings 11/17/22. Agenda items included: Public Input, Rt202A Water Main Extension & Tank Project,19 Old Gonic Road New Housing &...

Keeping kids out of the court system through accountability and restorative justice

The number of children arrested and incarcerated in the United States (U.S.) has declined over the past decade, largely due to shifts in policy and...

Mayor encourages residents to Shop Small this holiday season

During the City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, Mayor Paul Callaghan read a proclamation declaring November 26, 2022, as SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY in...

WATCH: Public Hearing, Finance Committee, City Council Special Meeting and Workshop 11/16/22

VIDEO: Public Hearing, Finance Committee, City Council Special Meeting and Workshop 11/16/22. This broadcast was composed of three parts, City Council Public Hearing, the...

Rochester Students Honor Veterans at Schools Across the District

Superintendent Kyle Repucci is pleased to share that schools throughout the Rochester School District honored veterans during ceremonies held last week and early this...

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is requesting project proposals for FY24

The City of Rochester’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is requesting potential projects for FY 2024 (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)...

Mayor Callaghan takes aim at housing and homeless issues

On November 27th, Mayor Paul Callaghan joined WMUR's Adam Sexton to talk about ongoing revitalization efforts and what he'd...

WATCH: Planning Board – 11/21/22

VIDEO: Planning Board - 11/21/22. Agenda items included: Communications from the Chair, Public comment, Discussion of general planning issues,...

Municipal offices closed for Thanksgiving weekend

Municipal offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, 2022. Offices will resume...

WATCH: School Board – 11/10/22

VIDEO: School Board - 11/10/22. The agenda included: Superintendent’s Report and Communications (which includes Spaulding HS Student Report), Public Comment, Reports from Committees (Building,...

2022 NH State General Election results posted, 65.3% voter turnout

The Rochester City Clerk’s Office is pleased to report the official citywide voter returns for the NH State General Election. Voter turnout in Rochester...

WATCH: Planning Board – 11/7/22

VIDEO: Planning Board - 11/7/22. Agenda items included Public Comment, an extension request, several Applications / Public Hearings that included lot line revisions, site...

LISTEN: Marie and Katherine talk to children’s librarian Christina Paquette

In this episode, Marie and Katherine talk to children's librarian Christina Paquette about her work in and outside the library, and why fostering nurturing...

Notice of Public Hearing: Resolution Authorizing $43k to fund Lilac Family Fun Festival

Resolution Authorizing Supplemental Appropriation of $43,000 to the Recreation Special Events Fund-Lilac Family Fun FestivalBE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF...

Mayor encourages citizens to vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Mayor Paul Callaghan is encouraging Rochester citizens to make a plan to vote on Tuesday, November 8th.According to Callaghan, the City Clerk and Public...

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Gov. Sununu: Home heating tips for the winter season

With the winter home heating season upon us, Governor Chris Sununu and the New Hampshire Department of Energy encourage families to talk about their...

Work on Route 16 at Rochester Toll, will impact traffic starting 11/28

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be closing one lane just north...

Join the American Cancer Society’s GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT on 11/17

The NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services...

Safety First: Funding approved for 335 School Safety Projects

On November 22, the Governor and Executive Council approved $9,873,605.40 in school safety funding to hundreds of schools across New Hampshire, following $3.9 million previously allocated this year and $43.9 million total since 2017."New Hampshire is not immune to the tragedies we have seen...

NH Creates Additional Opportunities for COVID-19 Treatment Paxlovid via Telehealth

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces that New Hampshire residents who don’t have access to telehealth services through their...

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Franklin Gallery presents ‘Here and There; Far and Near’, featuring Tom Glover, Lawrence Driscoll

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

Mayor Callaghan takes aim at housing and homeless issues

On November 27th, Mayor Paul Callaghan joined WMUR's Adam Sexton to talk about ongoing...

RMFA releases app for iOS and macOS, Android to follow

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts (RMFA) is pleased to announce the release of...

Gov. Sununu: Home heating tips for the winter season

With the winter home heating season upon us, Governor Chris Sununu and the New...

Safety First: Funding approved for 335 School Safety Projects

On November 22, the Governor and Executive Council approved $9,873,605.40 in school safety funding...

WATCH: Planning Board – 11/21/22

VIDEO: Planning Board - 11/21/22. Agenda items included: Communications from the Chair, Public comment,...

Work on Route 16 at Rochester Toll, will impact traffic starting 11/28

The New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) will be closing one lane just north...

Municipal offices closed for Thanksgiving weekend

Municipal offices will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November...

Economic Development welcomes Any Eventz LLC to Rochester

The City of Rochester Economic Development Department is pleased to welcome Any Eventz LLC...

Christmas Tea returns to Historical Society and Museum on 12/8

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Rochester Historical Society and Museum...

Christmas programs return to the Rochester Opera House

The Rochester Opera House is scheduled to present a series of holiday programming over...

Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon-cutting for Amber Dawn Interiors

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Amber Dawn...

WATCH: Public Works & Buildings 11/17/22

VIDEO: Public Works & Buildings 11/17/22. Agenda items included: Public Input, Rt202A Water Main...

2022 Christmas Tree installed in Central Square

The Department of Public Works is pleased to report that the Downtown Christmas Tree...

Annual Festival of Trees fundraiser to return 12/2-3

Rochester Main Street is pleased to announce that Festival of Trees will return to...

Chamber of Commerce Holds Ribbon Cutting for Harbour Women’s Health

Harbour Women’s Health, an award-winning private women's healthcare practice, owned and operated by its...

Keeping kids out of the court system through accountability and restorative justice

The number of children arrested and incarcerated in the United States (U.S.) has declined over...

Governor commends Rochester Museum of Fine Arts for 10th Anniversary

2022 marks the 10th Anniversary of the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts, an all-volunteer,...

Recreation Department to host ‘Holiday Open Gym’ on 11/23

School might be out on Wednesday, November 23rd but the gym at the Recreation Department...

Join the American Cancer Society’s GREAT AMERICAN SMOKEOUT on 11/17

The NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services...

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

On Wednesday, November 16th, Rochester residents woke up to a thin layer of snow...

Frisbie Memorial Hospital receives national distinction from The Leapfrog Group

Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Parkland Medical Center, and Portsmouth Regional Hospital were each awarded an...

Mayor encourages residents to Shop Small this holiday season

During the City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 15th, Mayor Paul Callaghan read a...

WATCH: Public Hearing, Finance Committee, City Council Special Meeting and Workshop 11/16/22

VIDEO: Public Hearing, Finance Committee, City Council Special Meeting and Workshop 11/16/22. This broadcast...

Rochester Main Street to celebrate ‘A Downtown Christmas’

Rochester Main Street is pleased to announce a series of upcoming downtown events planned...

Rochester Students Honor Veterans at Schools Across the District

Superintendent Kyle Repucci is pleased to share that schools throughout the Rochester School District...

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is requesting project proposals for FY24

The City of Rochester’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is requesting potential projects...

Chamber of Commerce to kick off the Holiday Season with Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to light up the season with...

Entries Sought for Rochester’s “Rock & Roll Christmas” Holiday Parade

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking entries for this year’s “A...

WATCH: School Board – 11/10/22

VIDEO: School Board - 11/10/22. The agenda included: Superintendent’s Report and Communications (which includes...

Cornerstone VNA Caregiver Cafés Return to In-Person

Cornerstone VNA is pleased to announce that their monthly Caregiver Cafés have returned to...

Chamber to host after hours event at Alex & Associates at Keller Williams Coastal and Lakes & Mountains

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that on Thursday, December...

2022 NH State General Election results posted, 65.3% voter turnout

The Rochester City Clerk’s Office is pleased to report the official citywide voter returns...

WATCH: Planning Board – 11/7/22

VIDEO: Planning Board - 11/7/22. Agenda items included Public Comment, an extension request, several...

Chamber of Commerce conducts ribbon-cutting for Any Eventz LLC & Transportation

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce was pleased to conduct a ribbon-cutting ceremony on...

LISTEN: Marie and Katherine talk to children’s librarian Christina Paquette

In this episode, Marie and Katherine talk to children's librarian Christina Paquette about her...

Public Library boasts several programs for November, December

Family, Memory, Place: Writing Family Stories Saturday, November 12 from 10-12pm presented by NH Humanities to Go What...

Notice of Public Hearing: Resolution Authorizing $43k to fund Lilac Family Fun Festival

Resolution Authorizing Supplemental Appropriation of $43,000 to the Recreation Special Events Fund-Lilac Family Fun...

Applications Available for Restaurant Infrastructure Investment Program

Applications are now available for the reopening of the Local Restaurant Infrastructure Investment Program,...

Sbrizza Family donates blue spruce for annual downtown Christmas display

The Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that the Sbrizza family, of...

Mayor encourages citizens to vote on Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Mayor Paul Callaghan is encouraging Rochester citizens to make a plan to vote on...

City offices closed on 11/11 in observance of Veterans Day

City administrative offices, including City Hall, Tax & Auto Registration Office, Public Library, and...

SCFJC seeks pro bono attorneys for victims of domestic violence, stalking

The Strafford County Family Justice Center is appealing to local attorneys to donate their...

Police Department offering a warm space to help people escape the cold

City Manager Blaine Cox is pleased to announce that the Rochester Police Department will...

City Council unanimously approves downtown expansion

On November 1st, City Council approved a proposal from the Economic Development Department to...

Chris Pappas, Karoline Leavitt face off for final debate before election

With less than a week before Election Day, Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Chris Pappas...

NH Creates Additional Opportunities for COVID-19 Treatment Paxlovid via Telehealth

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

Mayor Callaghan: City Chat scheduled for 11/4 in Community Center

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

Tri-City Mayors talk about community approaches to winter sheltering

On October 25th, the Housing Stability Solutions Summit, a community collaboration responding to local...

WATCH: Police Commission – 11/2/22

VIDEO: Police Commission - 11/2/22. Agenda items included: Public Comment, New Business: Oaths of...

Hassan and Bolduc argue abortion rights and rising energy costs in final debate

With less than a week before Election Day, Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan...

Mayor raises awareness for National Runaway Prevention, delivers proclamation to City Council

During the City Council meeting on November 1st, Mayor Paul Callaghan read a proclamation...

SOS to take over operations of the Willand Drive Emergency Warming Center, starting 11/25

SOS Recovery has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Strafford County for...

Eastern Propane & Oil donates $29k to Veterans Count

As we prepare to show our respect and appreciation for all who have served...

Spaulding Students experience Portsmouth Naval Shipyard STEM pop-up demonstrations

Superintendent Kyle Repucci and Director of Career Technology Education Michele Halligan-Foley are pleased to...

WATCH: Rochester Rewind (October 2022)

Meeting Highlights from the Rochester Government Channel Includes links to video and agenda.Planning Board...

Rochester Lions Club to host Comedy Night on 11/12

The Rochester Lions Club is pleased to announce its 2nd annual 'Night of Laughs',...

WATCH: City Council – 11/1/22

VIDEO: City Council - 11/1/22. Agenda items included: Communications from the City Manager, Communications...

New Hampshire gubernatorial candidates face off again at Saint Anselm College

A week before Election Day, incumbent Republican Governor Chris Sununu (who is seeking a...

Rochester NH History: Rare Rochester Postcards

Earlier this week, the Rochester Historical Society and Museum released a video presenting a...

Recycling 101: 3 simple rules to remember when recycling

In a collaboration with Waste Management, the City of Rochester is reminding residents and...

November is National Runaway Prevention Month

Starting November 1st, the Rochester Police Department and the City of Rochester will be...

COAST to Offer Free Rides to the Polls on Election Day

COAST is honored to offer free rides to anyone on their way to vote...

LISTEN: State Election Candidates Forum

In this episode, Matt talks to Kelly Walters, Rochester City Clerk, about how to...

John Gisis releases new Rochester photo calendar, supports local charities

If you are on social media, you're probably familiar with the breathtaking photography of...

Early morning fire breaks out at Waste Management, no injuries reported

At 4:52am on October 28th, the Rochester Fire Department responded to a fire at...

RMFA to showcase works by Alicia Sampson Ethridge, reception planned

The Rochester Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to exhibit a selection of works...

Waypoint celebrates new youth drop-in center on Wallace Street

On Monday, October 24th, Waypoint NH hosted a successful Grand Opening event celebrating their...

DPW to deploy specialized surveying equipment to analyze road conditions

In order to develop long-term maintenance plans and budgets, the City of Rochester has...

WATCH: State Representative and State Senate Candidate Forum

On Tuesday, October 25th, The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for...

City of Rochester to offer Civics 101, a free community-based learning opportunity

City Manager Blaine Cox is pleased to announce a new program called Civics 101,...

Cyanobacteria Bloom Alert for Baxter Lake in Rochester, Farmington

A potential cyanobacteria bloom has been observed on Baxter Lake. The bloom was first...

Chamber of Commerce to host Business After Hour at Seton Academy on 11/9

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, November...

Rochester Farmers’ Market reports a successful 7th season

The Rochester Farmers’ Market has just concluded its seventh season at the Rochester Common....

Franklin Gallery to showcase works by Suzanne Pretty

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