A Year in Review for Rochester Media 2015

Twenty-fifteen was filled with many highlights in the Rochester area.  We had elections, added parking garages, had lots of road construction, and many other news highlights that people saw here on Rochester Media and The Community Edge - Please enjoy a look back with some of these fan favorites. Remembering Rochester: 543 North Main Street May 6, 2015 Main Street in Downtown Rochester has gone through quite a few changes over the years. Did you know that 543 North Main Street was once … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Voters Write-In Bryan Barnett for Third Term as Mayor

Third Term for Mayor Barnett The Oakland County Elections Division has released the numbers for the 2015 general election. With 32 of 32 precincts reporting, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett presumably gets a third term as a write-in candidate. Jim Stevens took 1,413 votes, Ravi Yalamanchi took 7,120 votes, and 9,708 votes went to WRITE-IN. Certainly, other names could be included in this early tally as a write-in, however the consensus is the majority will be for current Rochester … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Barnett Doing a Great Job

Dear Rochester Hills Voter, If you have not yet decided who to vote for as mayor, I would encourage you to watch the League of Women Voter candidate’s night. Mayor Barnett did an excellent job in keeping his cool in spite of the misinformation given out. He was thoughtful in his comments and stayed positive throughout the evening. A city our size should probably have a city manager and it doesn’t. In the past, we have had mayors that had to give up authority to the administration because … [Read more...]