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...]

Movie Trailer for the Rochester Hills Museum On Van Hoosen Farm Film

Rochester Hills Adds Additional Seats For World Premiere History has never been in higher demand as On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit PBS. Tickets for the one time only event were snapped up by fans after only a few days, prompting the city to add an additional auditorium. There are just 70 tickets left for the event scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 at 7:00 p.m. Thanks to a partnership with Emagine Theatre, guests will be able to enjoy our community's history in … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Hosts World Premiere

Van Hoosen Farm Set to Star For the first time in its history, the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will star in its own new documentary titled On Van Hoosen Farm on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:00 p.m. On Van Hoosen Farm, an original production of Detroit PBS, explores how five generations of Taylors and Van Hoosens raised their families and worked the land. Residents and history lovers are invited to a special world premiere with guest speaker and Emmy Award-winning producer, … [Read more...]

Vacancy Notices for Committees, Boards & Commissions for Rochester Hills

Would you like to add your voice to the community of Rochester Hills? A vacancy notice has been posted for the following committees, boards and commissions:     Deer Management Advisory Committee      Green Space Advisory Board      Historic Districts Commission      Historic Districts Study Committee      Human Resources Technical Review Committee      Liquor License Technical Review Committee      Older Persons' Commission      Public Safety and Infrastructure Technical Review … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Launches Name That Park Contest

Residents Have the Opportunity to Be a Part of History At 2800 West Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills has begun the initial stages of building a new and innovative park, currently known as Riverbend, that will revolutionize recreation in the city. This beautiful 119 acre undeveloped parkland has gorgeous bluffs, untouched prairie, the mighty Clinton River, and is truly a jewel in our community. The city has been working for months with planners, residents, and neighbors to deliver a design that … [Read more...]