New Green Space Acquisition in Rochester Hills

Rochester Hills Permanently Preserves Green Space on City’s South Side Last week, City Council approved the acquisition of a parcel that will add to the city’s collection of green space parcels and keep the property permanently preserved.   This purchase provides another opportunity for residents to enjoy the beautiful open spaces that exists in our community. This ten-acre parcel features a high quality tree canopy, wildlife, and wetland area. The property, located at 1380 Ruby Avenue, is … [Read more...]

Eagle Scout to be Enhances Veterans Memorial Pointe in Rochester Hills

Avondale High School Student Honored at Rochester Hills City Council Meeting for Community Project Avondale High School senior Drew Gordon has been in Boys Scouts since the second grade with a goal of achieving the highest level in scouting, the Eagle Scout. His recent efforts to enhance Veterans Memorial Pointe in Rochester Hills not only earned him recognition from the Rochester Hills City Council but also brought him one step closer to being an Eagle Scout. “There are a lot of requirements … [Read more...]

Innovation and Growth Celebrated in Rochester Hills

Mayor's Business Council Recognizes Executive Business Leaders Business Executives from Rochester Hills were recognized by the Mayor’s Business Council at the annual awards meeting held at Meadow Brook Hall. Formed by Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, the Mayor’s Business Council fosters an environment in which commerce can prosper by promoting collaboration among industry, education and government. Four awards were presented in two categories, the Mayor's Business Council Champion Awards and … [Read more...]

Snow Day for Monday for Most Area Schools

SCHOOL CLOSURES Schools that will be closed on Monday, December 12, 2016, due to severe winter weather conditions: Rochester Community Schools Avondale Public Schools Oakland Schools OPC Senior Center Click For a Complete List Open Schools and News: Oakland Community College is Open Today Oakland University: A snow emergency has been declared and all vehicles must be moved out of snow emergency lots. However, classes and finals are NOT cancelled. Visit … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Provides Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Rochester Hills will once again provide residents with the opportunity to dispose of natural Christmas trees by dropping them off at the Clinton River Watershed Council on the following dates and times. Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 1, 2017 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 8, 2017 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 15, … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Seek Crossing Guards

The City of Rochester Hills is Currently Hiring for Crossing Guards Crossing guards ensure safe crossing of students at specific school locations. Recruiting crossing guards can be difficult because of the unique time of day they are needed to serve. According to the National Center for Safe Routes to School, adult school crossing guards play an important role in the lives of children who walk or bicycle to school by helping them safely cross the street at key locations. They remind … [Read more...]

Creating a Culture of Giving Back in Rochester Hills

Third Annual "30 Days of Giving" Program in Rochester Hills Rochester Hills has continued their tradition of community service through the annual 30 Days of Giving Program. From bake sales to clothing drives, city employees are finding ways to give back to their community. As a department, employees come together to choose one or two causes that they are passionate about and find a way to help. The DPS team used their skill set to partner with Rochester High School to help with the … [Read more...]

Hamlin Road to Close for Two Weeks

Eastbound Lane on Hamlin Road to close starting Friday, November 18 The far eastbound lane on Hamlin Road, between Royce Haley Drive and Rochelle Park Drive, will be closed starting Friday, November 18, and opening back up by Friday, December 2, 2016. The sanitary sewer lead installation for Jenoptik Building requires a portion of the road to be removed and replaced. … [Read more...]

Boil Water Warning Lifted for Rochester Hills, Remains for Troy, What you Need to Know

According to the GLWA Water Quality Division, the water testing results returned appropriate chlorine levels and no bacteria was evident. The Boil Water Advisory is lifted for Rochester Hills, but continues for residents of Troy. The incident began when a large water main broke on South Boulevard west of Dequindre. The cause of the break is still being investigated. The water main is owned and operated by the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA). What do you need to know during and after a … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Issues Drinking Water Warning

Residents Should Boil Water Before Using Due to a drop in pressure in the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) water supply, bacterial contamination may have occurred in the water system. Bacteria are generally not harmful and are common throughout our environment. Corrective measures are currently being undertaken to correct the situation. What should I do? DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water to a boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before … [Read more...]