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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 November 20, 2018

It happens in an instant — the switch is flipped on the Big, Bright Light Show, setting the buildings in downtown Rochester aglow with 1.5 million points of rainbow LED light. For many, the main event — which made its 13th annual seasonal debut Nov.

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Published November 16, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A draft of the city’s 2018 master plan is now open for public review and input through Dec. 4 following the Oct. 22 Rochester Hills City Council meeting.

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Published November 16, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Small businesses often pour their energy, time and money into local events and organizations that help strengthen the ties within a community.

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Published November 14, 2018

A Rochester Hills man who fired a gun at a lost teen who was looking for directions was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison by Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Wendy Potts Nov. 13.

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Published November 13, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — Voters in the Rochester Post’s coverage area hit the polls Nov. 6 to decide on a number of state and local races, a purchasing charter amendment in Rochester, and more.

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Published November 13, 2018

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester will get merry and bright for the holidays with Lagniappe and the kickoff of the Big, Bright Light Show Nov. 19.

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Published November 8, 2018

ROCHESTER — A local former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles financial adviser will spend 15 months in federal prison in connection to a scheme to bribe United Auto Workers officials.

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Published November 6, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Fire Department was recently awarded a $24,769 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.

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Published November 6, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS/ROCHESTER/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Hills Public Library recently unveiled a new electronic tool that staff says will provide patrons with lifelong learning opportunities in the comfort of their own homes.

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Published November 6, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS/ROCHESTER/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Michigan’s water and sewer infrastructure is rapidly deteriorating, according to Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash.

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Published October 31, 2018

A former coach and hall monitor at Avondale High School has been charged for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student.

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Published October 30, 2018

ROCHESTER — Fundraising for a new skatepark in downtown Rochester will begin this February.

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Published October 30, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Community Schools Parent Teacher Association Council is encouraging district families to come out for its STEM + Families Science Festival.

 

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Published October 30, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — German auto supplier Kostal Kontakt Systeme Inc. plans to build a new facility in Rochester Hills, investing $57.8 million into the community and creating 32 jobs.

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Published October 24, 2018

A teacher at Rochester Adams High School has been suspended for “unprofessional conduct” with a recent graduate while Rochester Community Schools and the Oakland County Sheriff's Office investigate, district officials said Oct. 23.

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