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How Should City Spend $7.5M in COVID-19 Aid?

Staff reports The city is seeking input on how to use money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in response to...

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RCSD Accepts Dade’s Resignation; Hears Updated Budget Proposal

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Two hours after he called for a vote on the resignation of Superintendent Terry Dade,...

Because of COVID-19, the city is asking residents to pause on neighborhood beautification projects. Photo by Patti Singer for Minority Reporter Media Group

City Asks Residents to Hit “Pause” on Sprucing Up Neighborhoods

Staff reports As tempting as it is to join with neighbors and make your street pretty for spring and summer, the city is urging residents...

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Tell the Mayor Which City Services Are Crucial

Staff reports COVID-19 is affecting more than physical and emotional health. The illness is expected to take a financial toll on every...

In December 2019, Greenlight Networks showed a map of its service area in the city. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group.

City Agreement with Greenlight Could Bring High-Speed Internet into Underserved Areas

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net An agreement between the city and Greenlight Networks could build a bridge over the digital...

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Puerto Rican Festival Suspended Because of COVID-19

Staff reports Note: See article in Spanish below (Artículo en español abajo) The Puerto Rican Festival, scheduled for Aug. 13-15, will...

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East High Faces Cuts as RCSD Superintendent Closes Budget Gap

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade proposed closing two schools,...

Rochester Mayor, Lovely Warren

Mayor Pleads With Latino, Black Communities: Heed Warnings About COVID-19

Patti Singer pattisinger@minorityreporter.net Ministers making Facebook videos. Robocalls to homes. Using whatever tools are available and...

From April 6, 2020 until further notice, all trash will have to fit into the green refuse toter or blue recycling toter. No bulk items will be collected as the city adjusts trash collection because of COVID-19. Photo by Patti Singer/Minority Reporter Media Group

City Suspends Bulk Refuse Collection During COVID-19 Outbreak

Staff reports As of April 6, the city will suspend the collection of bulk refuse. The hold is in effect until further notice. Normal refuse...

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Rochester Offers Economic Programs to Help Residents During COVID-19

Staff reports Mayor Lovely Warren announced programs and services to support residents and businesses during and after the coronavirus...