Sharon Pizzuti is Ready to Serve Rochester Hills as the Next City Councilwoman At Large

The Pizzuti’s moved to Rochester Hills 27 years ago knowing it was where they wanted to live and raise a family. Their first apartment was at Dequindre Road and M-59, and they quickly became aware of the beautiful parks and exceptional services offered to its residents. Today, Sharon, her husband Rob, and their two daughters reside in Rochester Hills District 2. They are working parents who make time to volunteer in Rochester Community Schools, volunteer at church, and help neighbors. On … [Read more...]

Pomeroy Living Rochester Hosts Rebranding Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Pomeroy Living Rochester - Oakland County’s newest Continuing Care Retirement Community The newly rebranded Pomeroy Living Rochester will mark its official grand opening as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) on June 13 with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4:00 p.m., followed by an open house. “We are thrilled with the opportunity to expand our family of senior living communities and to expand upon Keith Pomeroy’s vision of combining the best … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Hosts Annual Garden Walk

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Garden Club present the 20th Annual Rochester Garden Walk Advance tickets available now until noon on June 19, through Pay Pal, on-site at the Rochester Hills Museum, at Bordine’s Nursery (Rochester location), Lytle Pharmacy, and Piechniks Garden Gate. The Rochester Hills Museum is located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road, off Tienken Road between Rochester and Dequindre Roads. Rochester Garden Walk - Rain or shine - Thursday, June … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Schools’ Bonds Sell at a Premium

The Rochester Community School District Series II bond sale resulted in the second largest competitive sale nationwide. The district received six proposals for the bonds with true interest costs (the actual costs of taking out a loan) ranging from 2.85-2.98 percent. Bank of America was the successful bidder which included a premium in the amount of approximately $971,800. The face value of the bonds totaled $56,025,000. “The Board’s vision and long-term commitment to the strategic plan … [Read more...]

Livernois Reconstruction Project in Rochester Hills Expected to Start June 19

Livernois Road Reconstruction The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Rochester Hills, expects to begin reconstruction on Livernois Road, from Avon Road to Walton Road, on June 19. Construction is expected to be completed in late November. Last year, RCOC performed heavy maintenance work on this section of Livernois Road to keep the road drivable until the 2019 reconstruction. This approximately $5.6 million reconstruction project is funded with a … [Read more...]

Coexisting with Deer in the Summer

As the flowers bloom and residents work on outside landscaping, deer become attracted to home gardens. Deer think flowers like hostas, roses, and daylilies are a tasty treat on a summer’s day. It is important to take a multi-faceted approach when trying to keep deer from eating the plants in your garden. This includes planting species that are “deer resistant.” Plants that have prickly foliage, furry leaves, strong scents or tastes are less likely to be eaten. Along with planting these type … [Read more...]

Vintage Family Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm

Vintage Family Square Dance in Oakland Township Saturday, June 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cranberry Lake Farm / Flumerfelt Barn 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland Township Square Dancing is free Caller Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband Oakland Township Historical Society will have ice cream available … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trailways Commission Receives $408,000 Grant

Community Foundation Awarded $408,000 Grant from Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation to Benefit Paint Creek Trailways Commission The Community Foundation of Greater Rochester has been awarded a $408,000 grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation for the benefit of the Paint Creek Trailways Commission. This grant will be used to fund two major projects on the Paint Creek Trail, a popular 8.9 mile regional rail trail and key link in Oakland County’s Oak Routes and Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail … [Read more...]

Dale Hetrick Seeks To Retain Seat on Rochester Hills City Council

City Council Member At Large Dale Hetrick recently announced his campaign for reelection. As a member of City Council for the past four years, Hetrick has continued to express his support for public safety and improving quality of life. He has been instrumental in securing a increase in deputies, firefighters, and paramedics. While also advocating for improved streets, and additional funding for city parks. He is committed to supporting these vital enhancements in safety and quality of life … [Read more...]

Bake the World A Better Place at Rochester Hometown Picnic & Pies

The City of Rochester is proud to announce the Inagural Rochester Hometown Picnic & Pies on Saturday, June 15, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Rochester Municipal Park. Old-school community fun picnic and the first-ever Rochester Blue Ribbon Baking Contest at 1:00 p.m. Bakers of all ages are invited to show off their sweet baking skills in the form of everyone’s picnic favorite, pies. “For me, when someone says hometown, one of the things I envision is a freshly baked pie cooling in a … [Read more...]