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Mary Beth Almond

C&G Staff Reporter – Rochester Post


Staff Writer Mary Beth Almond covers the city of Rochester, Rochester Community Schools and Avondale Schools for the Post. Almond has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2005 and attended Michigan State University.

Published July 16, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Children and youth can eat for free this summer thanks to the Michigan Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program, administered locally by Avondale Schools.

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Published July 16, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Although you can’t physically see the work underway at Adams and Gunn roads because the intersection is closed to all traffic, anyone can watch the progress of the roundabout construction online, thanks to a new work zone camera.

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Published July 16, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is revising its recreational master plan and would like citizen input on potential trail improvements.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Thanks to residents’ donations of recycling points, a number of local schools have earned some green through Recyclebank’s Green Schools program.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Sandy Fiaschetti, a trustee on the Rochester Community Schools Board of Education, recently announced that she is stepping down from the school board.

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Published July 9, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Public Library no longer plans to ask voters to approve a millage hike in November that officials previously said would help put the library on solid financial footing.

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Published July 9, 2019

If you live in an area frequented by deer, your home’s lush landscape — especially your prize tulips, roses, day lilies and hostas — will inevitably turn into a midnight snack.

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Published July 1, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Aug. 6 primary election is drawing near, and a couple of Rochester Hills City Council seats are up for grabs. Six candidates in August will be narrowed down to four, who will compete in November for two four-year, at-large City Council seats.

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Published June 26, 2019

ROCHESTER — Rochester holds the record in Oakland County for the most consecutive national accreditation awards from the National Main Street Center in Chicago.

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Published June 25, 2019

ROCHESTER — Oakland University’s new TreeRunner Adventure Park, which features a collection of aerial treetop trails, recently opened to the public.

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Published June 25, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office is looking for three people wanted after two local gas stations were robbed the morning of June 23.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Traveling back in time is as easy as hopping on your bike this month. For the third year, the Rochester Hills Museum and the Rochester Hills Public Library are partnering to take local history to the streets during the free Pedal the Past event 6-8 p.m. June 27.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The city of Rochester Hills, in partnership with the Road Commission for Oakland County, kicked off a reconstruction project on Livernois Road, between Avon Road and Walton Boulevard, this week. Construction on the approximately $5.6 million project will run through November.

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Published June 18, 2019

METRO DETROIT — At 6:45 p.m. on a sunny, warm Thursday in June, Augie’s Bar and Grill in Madison Heights is close to empty. It’s just too nice outside. But by 6:55 p.m., the dining room is full. Thursday at Augie’s means it’s time for some bar trivia — two hours’ worth of questions read off by a host, while players on teams write down their answers and turn them in for points. Each correct answer is worth a certain number of points, and the highest-scoring team wins.

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Published June 12, 2019

ROCHESTER — Each year, millions of monarch butterflies migrate across the U.S., many spending their summers breeding in Michigan before traveling to the mountains of central Mexico for the winter.

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