Rochester Garden Club Bestows Beautification Award

Residents of the Clear Creek Subdivision enjoyed an exceptional entry display this summer, complete with an abundance of flowers, eye-catching boulders, stone walls and even a waterfall. It certainly caught the eyes of members of the Rochester Garden Club who awarded it the 2016 Beautification Award. This award is presented each year to a local business or public garden in the Rochester area with outstanding landscaping. The entry display was installed and maintained by Brian Szliter, … [Read more...]

Housing starts signal Rochester Hills turnaround

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett is comfortable being called an optimist. Even so, in his sixth State of the City Address last week, he sounded more upbeat than usual. Four years into the economic downturn, his strategy for keeping his city “the preeminent place to live, work and raise a family” seems to be working. “There isn’t any major criteria or metric out there that is going in the wrong direction,” he said a few days after the speech. “I think we still stand out among our … [Read more...]