Mayor highlights opportunities and benefits of national ‘Choose Love Movement’ in recent proclamation

On Tuesday, February 20th, during his remarks at the City Council Workshop meeting, Mayor Paul Callaghan read a proclamation encouraging Rochester citizens to embrace the Choose Love Movement as a way to enrich and enhance the betterment of their daily lives and interpersonal relationships.The...

Tri-Chambers to host 2024 Legislative Reception on 3/18, registration now open

The Greater Rochester, Dover, and The Falls Chambers of Commerce are pleased to present...

Rochester Senior Crafting Group stitches together community spirit, welcomes new members

Rochester Recreation & Arena is pleased to announce the vibrant efforts of the Senior...

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...

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella takes center stage at Spaulding High School, tickets available now

Spaulding High School is pleased to present Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, in the Joanne Houston Auditorium, from March 20-24, 2024.According to director Nikki Luciano-Bourgeois, the show features a star-studded cast, live pit band, and fantastic theatrical special effects, stating “This updated version of Cinderella has...

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Mayor highlights opportunities and benefits of national ‘Choose Love Movement’ in recent proclamation

On Tuesday, February 20th, during his remarks at the City Council Workshop meeting, Mayor Paul Callaghan read a proclamation encouraging Rochester citizens to embrace...

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella takes center stage at Spaulding High School, tickets available now

Spaulding High School is pleased to present Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, in the Joanne Houston Auditorium, from March 20-24, 2024.According to director Nikki Luciano-Bourgeois, the...

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 in the Community Room, on the 1st floor of the...

Municipal Offices CLOSED on 2/19 for Presidents’ Day

Municipal Offices, including the Public Library and Recreation, will be closed on Monday, February 19 in observance of Presidents' Day. There will be no...

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 in the downtown and village centers with a tax incentive...

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, 2024, until 7:00 am on Friday, February 16, 2024.No vehicles...

WATCH: Public Safety Committee – 2/21/24

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

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...

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, 2024, at 6:00 pm in the Rochester City Hall, Council...

Assessor’s Office announces 2024 Municipal-Wide Assessment Revaluation

In accordance with New Hampshire state law, the City of Rochester’s Assessing Department has begun work on a Full Statistical Revaluation of all real...

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 with candidates seeking to fill the vacant Ward 2/Seat B...

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 Government Channel, has received a major update to its...

Rochester School Board seeks community participation in Superintendent search

The City of Rochester is currently searching for a new Superintendent of Schools. The School Department has engaged the services of the New England...

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 Air Patrol (CAP) invites you to join an informative session...

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Mayor highlights opportunities and benefits of national ‘Choose Love Movement’ in recent proclamation

On Tuesday, February 20th, during his remarks at the City Council Workshop meeting, Mayor...

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella takes center stage at Spaulding High School, tickets available now

Spaulding High School is pleased to present Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, in the Joanne Houston...

Tri-Chambers to host 2024 Legislative Reception on 3/18, registration now open

The Greater Rochester, Dover, and The Falls Chambers of Commerce are pleased to present...

Rochester Senior Crafting Group stitches together community spirit, welcomes new members

Rochester Recreation & Arena is pleased to announce the vibrant efforts of the Senior...

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...