Rochester Fire Chief John Cieslik and Rochester City Manager Blaine Wing are investigating potential funding options to present to city council members on how to staff and fund the city's fire department in the future.
The two administrators on Monday, July 23, told city council members they were still in the process of investigating specifics on how much various staffing options would cost, and how those could be funded. Council in June agreed they wouldn't seek a dedicate
Plans by the owner of the Silver Spoon Ristorante, 6830 N. Rochester Road, Rochester Hills, to relocate to 543 N. Main Street, in downtown Rochester, are underway, as Rochester City Council on Monday, July 23, unanimously approved a recommendation to transfer the restaurant's liquor license.
Plans to relocate the restaurant have been in the works for years, as increased business has spurred the need for a bigger building. However, the downtown Rochester location is a relati
Rochester City Council on Monday, July 23, unanimously approved The Overlook, a 72-unit condominium development on more than nine acres of land on Letica Drive consisting of six, five-story buildings and an extended boardwalk providing views of the Clinton River Trail.
The $20-million-plus project is being developed by Soave Real Estate Group's Letica LLC, and will cater to mature residents, with luxury condominiums that are expected to be offered between $500,000 and $750,
The annual Fine Art at the Village of Rochester Hills will transform the shopping center into an outdoor art gallery on Saturday, August 4, and Sunday, August 5.
More than 100 artists from across the country have been invited to show their work at the annual art show. An outside panel of experts juried entries and asked the artists with the highest scores to participate. The festival includes artwork of every media, including ceramics, glass, painting, drawing, mixed media,
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments' (SEMCOG) Transportation Alternatives program has awarded Rochester Hills nearly a half million dollars to develop its Auburn Road Streetscape plan, as part of the city's Auburn Road Corridor redevelopment.
The funding, which totals $481,318, is part of an overall $10 million project to revamp the corridor into a unique destination. Upgrades like wide sidewalks, benches, bike racks and street lighting will give the stretch of ro
Downtown Rochester's Junk in the Trunk crafts and collectibles event is scheduled for Saturday, August 18, at the Farmer's Market upper lot.
The resale show features items from area residents, businesses and handmade crafters that can be sold from parking spaces in the parking lot. Popular items include furniture, collectibles, antiques, dishes, glassware and accessories.
"We are really excited to host Junk in the Trunk once again this summer," said Jenna O'Dell, Rocheste
Three incumbents will be running unopposed for the three open seats on the Rochester Community Schools' Board of Education during this year's general election on Tuesday, November 6.
Current board members Barbara Anness, Michelle Bueltel and Andrea Walker-Leidy were the only candidates to file to run by the deadline of Tuesday, July 24.
Each of the open seats are six-year terms, with current board member's Michelle Bueltel, Barbara Anness and Andrea Walker-Leidy serving t
Rochester police are looking for information leading to the arrest of a man responsible for a robbery on Monday, July 23, at the Alliance Catholic Credit Union, 912 N. Main Street, in Rochester.
Rochester Police Chief Steve Schettenhelm said officers responded about 2:20 p.m. to a hold-up alarm at the credit union. Upon arrival, officers spoke with employees who said they had just been robbed and that the responsible man left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.
Oakland County Sheriff's Office investigators are looking for information about a man who robbed an Oakland Township Subway restaurant on Sunday, July 22, in the 4800 block of Adams Road.
Deputies responded about 7:57 p.m. to Subway, 4834 Adams Road, to the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. The store clerk said a black man wearing a construction outfit and a dust mask over his face entered the store and ordered a sandwich. After making the sandwich, the man
A Pontiac man stopped by authorities for driving on a suspended license on Tuesday, July 3, was arrested after swallowing suspected drugs during a search and attempting to run from sheriff's deputies near Marketplace Circle and Adams Road in Rochester Hills.
An Oakland County sheriff's deputy in the parking lot of the nearby Meijer store noticed a 2004 Mazda with an improper plate leaving the area. The license plate revealed the owner of the vehicle had several suspensions