Art on Auburn Finalists Selected, Art Contest Voting Now Open

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) recently unveiled the top 50 art submissions for the Art on Auburn Art Contest. These works of art were selected out of over 460 student entries by a jury of artists and art advocates. The community will now be able to vote to help choose the 25 new pieces that will be applied directly to the surface of Auburn Road. The 50 finalists, representing every corner of the community and age range, created pieces inspired by the idea of what community means … [Read more...]

Making History More Accessible at the Rochester Hills Museum

Rochester Hills and Rochester Partner to Expand Historic Preservation. Museum on Van Hoosen Farm to make local history more accessible for generations to come. The City of Rochester Hills and the City of Rochester recently announced a multi-year renewable partnership to digitally transform Rochester’s archival documents and historical item collection through the Rochester Hills Museum on Van Hoosen Farm.  “This arrangement makes a lot of sense,” states Blaine Wing, City Manager … [Read more...]

Snow Emergency issued by Cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills

Snow Emergency for City of Rochester The City of Rochester has declared a snow emergency effective at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, February 15. All vehicles on residential streets are to be moved to driveways. If you do not have a driveway, you may park your vehicle in the City's Parking Decks free of charge. Vehicles that remain on the street are subject to being ticketed and/or towed. The snow emergency will be in effect until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 16. Having vehicles off the street makes … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Celebrates over 30 Years of Accounting Excellence

City Enters 2021 in a Strong Financial Position The City of Rochester Hills recently announced receiving the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for the 32nd consecutive year.  The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management. This award was given to Rochester Hills … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Selected for Community Risk Assessment Pilot

Innovative Approach to Risk Reduction The City of Rochester Hills Fire Department was recently selected to participate in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Community Risk Assessment (CRA) Pilot Project. Only 250 U.S. Fire Departments were selected to participate in this pilot program, with only five chosen in Michigan.  CRA Dashboards are designed to assess the unique risks for emergencies in Rochester Hills. Powered by mySidewalk, it will allow the fire department to … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Rochester Hills will once again allow its residents to dispose of natural Christmas trees by dropping them off at the Clinton River Watershed Council on the following dates and times ONLY: Saturday, January 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Sunday, January 10, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Clinton River Watershed Council is located at 1115 W. Avon Road (south side of Avon, just west of Livernois Road). Christmas trees will be accepted subject to ALL of the following … [Read more...]

The City of Rochester Hills Redesigns Website

Resident-Centric, Mobile-friendly, Available in Multiple Languages The City of Rochester Hills has redesigned its website to be more resident-centric and mobile-friendly, and is now accessible in over 70 languages. The redesign embraces the latest developments in website navigation, look, and content. Screenshot of the New City of Rochester Hills Website “We’ve all become accustomed to outstanding digital experiences and we definitely want that to be the case with rochesterhills.org,” … [Read more...]

ARaymond Network Celebrating 155 Years as a Leader in the Fastening World

First Launched in France as a Button Company in 1865, the Automotive Supplier — Whose North American Headquarters are in Rochester Hills — Has Been a Trendsetter ARaymond - North American Headquarters - Rochester Hills, MI It’s a long way from crafting custom-made buttons in France to creating fastening and assembly solutions for vehicles being built around the world — 155 years long to be exact. The global ARaymond Network of companies — including its Rochester-Hills based North … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Open Virtually and By Appointment

In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ New Emergency Order, the Rochester Hills City Hall, the Rochester Hills Department of Public Services Building, and the Rochester Hills Museum on Van Hoosen Farm will be closed to the public effective November 18, 2020 through January 3, 2021. City Hall will reopen on January 4, 2021. Offices will be minimally staffed. However, if a matter requires you to meet with an employee, you may call City Hall to set up an … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Announces Winner of Beautification Award

Club member Joyce Murphy awards Mayor Barnett the annual Beautification Award Living in the Rochester area is a pleasure for many reasons, great schools, the many parks and trails, and a vibrant downtown loaded with shops and restaurants. There is another feature about the Rochester area that makes it so livable, the pleasing landscaping throughout the community in both the commercial and public areas. Each year, the Rochester Garden Club identifies the grounds and gardens that are most … [Read more...]