Posted on: January 3, 2018

Christmas Tree Chipping


If you have a Christmas tree to be disposed of with the City's chipper, please set the tree out to your curb during the month of January.

The chipping of Christmas trees will begin the first week of January and will continue on a weekly basis for the month of January. Please leave the tree at the curb and remove all the garland, lights, bulbs and any other decorations. If there are any deco...

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

Winter Newsletter Now Available!


Keep an eye out for the Winter Newsletter coming soon to your mailbox! In the meantime, the City's Winter Newsletter is now available for viewing on the City website.

Please visit the following link to view the Winter Newsletter:

Winter Newsletter Rochester News
Posted on: December 12, 2017

Help us keep our fire hydrants clear!

Clear Hydrant Pic

As the snow starts build up, it is very important to have accessible fire hydrants.

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Rochester and the Detroit United Railway Book - UPDATE


The Rochester Historical Commission was really hoping to have the "Rochester and the Detroit United Railway" book ready for the holidays, but unfortunately that is not going to be possible.

We are working diligently to complete the printing of the first batch of books for delivery as soon as possible; however, finalizing the printing and the extreme care given to ensure the quality of the photographs has taken longer than expected.  ...

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Click HERE for more details about the book. Rochester News
Posted on: September 29, 2017


Shake your Mailbox

The Rochester Department of Public Works (DPW) asks residents who have mailboxes at the road edge to prepare for winter by shaking their mailbox.

The initiative is intended to prevent mailboxes from being damaged by snow pushed off the road by snowplows.  When snowplows go by, most times they don’t actually touch the mailboxes, but the force of snow thrown from the roadway is enough to kno...

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