Mayor Barnett Highlights Successes in Annual State of the City Address

Wednesday night, 300 plus residents came to the Emagine Theater to hear Mayor Barnett's State of the City Address. And according to the Mayor, it's a good time to be living and working in Rochester Hills. Highlights from the Mayor's speech included: HOUSING An increase in real estate. New builds are up by 36%, with an average cost of $360k. The highest in all of  Oakland County. As for foreclosures, they are down by 40%. BUSINESS It's a great time to be opening a business in … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Schools Awarded First Recyclebank Grant

Rochester Hills, Michigan – Recyclebank gets to the root of what it means to “live a green life” through its latest initiative, the Green Schools Program. Rochester Hills was the first city to offer the recycling program in the state, and now they celebrate another first. Hamlin Elementary and Brooklands Elementary have been selected as the first schools in Michigan to receive a grant that will allow them to bring their schools environmental projects to life.  "Through our partnership with … [Read more...]