September 11 Remembrance Ceremony

Monday September 11, 2017 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. City of Rochester Hills Fire Department Headquarters 1111 Horizon Court Rochester Hills, MI 48309   Please RSVP by September 7, 2017 to Administrative Coordinator Deborah Happy at happyd@rochesterhills.org or call 248-656-4720  Armed Services, Fire, EMS, and Police members should attend in Class A (Dress Uniform) or highest level of uniform available … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Hills Receives $25,000 Donation for Innovation Hills Park

Hamlin Tool Gives Back to Rochester Hills in Celebration of 65th Anniversary In celebration of their 65th anniversary, Hamlin Tool recently announced a donation to the City of Rochester Hills. This multi-faceted donation includes a $25,000 gift to Innovation Hills, formerly known as Riverbend Park, and a $6,000 donation to purchase collapsible safety cones to be used for the Department of Public Services (DPS) and the Oakland County Sherriff’s Office (OCSO). Hamlin Tool & Machine’s … [Read more...]

Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Joins Mayors Delegation in Washington D.C.

Urges Senate to Include Nation’s Mayors at the Table to Reach Real Solutions Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett joined a bipartisan group of mayors representing the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) to hold a press conference in the U.S. Capitol following meetings with key Senators to discuss a bipartisan way forward on the biggest issues of the day, including healthcare, infrastructure, and tax reform. In addition to Mayor Barnett, mayors in attendance included USCM … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Man Found Dead Along Avon Road Near Adams Road

Investigators are looking into the death of a 22-year-old man who was found dead on the side of a Rochester Hills road on Sunday Morning. Deputies responded along with the Rochester Hills Fire Department to the area of Avon and Glouchester on an unresponsive male, not breathing and without a pulse. It was reported the subject may have been struck by a vehicle during the overnight hours. The subject was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Rochester Hills Fire Department (RHFD) and had … [Read more...]

Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Invites Residents to Participate with Life Remodeled

Second Annual Rochester Hills Stands with Detroit Day Next Friday, over 100 people from Rochester Hills will be spending the day removing blight and assisting in the construction of a new Community Innovation Center. For the second year in a row, the City of Rochester Hills has collaborated with Life Remodeled, a Detroit-based non-profit organization to offer a unique volunteering opportunity to residents of Rochester Hills to work with volunteers from all over Southeast Michigan to help … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Signs with New Garbage Hauler

Republic Services Sells Regional Assets to Green For Life (GFL) The Rochester Hills City Council unanimously voted to assign the City’s single waste trash hauler contract from Republic Waste to GFL Environmental, USA Inc. (GFL). The assignment was due to Republic’s selling of its regional assets to GFL in Southeast Michigan. Over the past two months, the City Council and the administration have done an extensive amount of due diligence to ensure this transaction was as smooth and simple as … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Elected to the U.S. Conference of Mayors

Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Elected to National Leadership Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett was recently elected as the Second Vice President of the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) at the organization’s 85th Annual meeting. With this election, Mayor Barnett will become President of the USCM and hold the title of “America’s Mayor” in June 2019. Mayor Barnett will be one of only four mayors from Michigan to hold the influential leadership position since 1932. The United States … [Read more...]

Festival of the Hills at Borden Park June 28

Family Fun and Fireworks at Festival of the Hills June 28 at Borden Park This year's family friendly event will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, with family games and live entertainment. Michigan's 2nd largest fireworks show will begin at 10:00 p.m. This event is located at Borden Park, 1400 E. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Bring the family and have some fun. Parking, Rules, and Video at the Event Website   … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Hosts Ninth Annual Fun Run

Government Youth Council Gives Back to Local Charity On June 17, runners and walkers will lace up their shoes and head to Bloomer Park for the Annual Rochester Hills Government Youth Council Charity 5K Run/Walk, sponsored by Omega Rehab Services and River Square Family Dentistry.   This year, all the proceeds will go to the Assistance League of Southeast Michigan, a nonprofit 501 (c), (3), hands-on all volunteer organization whose mission is to clothe, feed, educate and comfort infants, … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Graduate Receives Scholarship to Attend Oakland University

Huntington Ford Scholarship Jumpstarts Avondale Graduate’s Nursing Career Aspirations  For the sixth year, Huntington Ford of Rochester Hills has awarded a full-tuition, renewable scholarship to an Oakland University-bound student who has demonstrated financial need, outstanding academic performance and devotion to extracurricular activities. This year’s recipient is Bridgette Morris, a 2017 graduate of Avondale High School. She intends to study nursing at Oakland University, and plans … [Read more...]