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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 August 5, 2020

ROCHESTER/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — An operating millage renewal for the Older Persons’ Commission, which also includes an OPC millage increase, got the green light from voters Aug. 4.

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Published August 3, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Police are investigating potential drug overdoses after three former Rochester Community Schools students were found dead in a hotel room in Auburn Hills July 29.

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Published July 30, 2020

ROCHESTER — Rochester Community Schools is facing a civil lawsuit after a former Rochester High School teacher was sentenced on sex and drug charges involving two students.

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Published July 28, 2020

METRO DETROIT — For the past four months, eco-conscious consumers have been stockpiling their paper, cardboard, glass and plastic containers while SOCRRA’s Recycling Drop-Off Center was closed due to COVID-19.

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Published July 28, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — COVID-19 has forced many municipalities, like Rochester Hills, to temporarily move precincts for upcoming elections.

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Published July 28, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Rochester Hills Public Library has put its 3D printers to use to create face shields for local health care workers, senior centers and community members.

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Published July 28, 2020

ROCHESTER — In an effort to help boost economic recovery in downtown Rochester, the city is offering free parking through Labor Day weekend.

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Published July 28, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Local city and township clerks are busy preparing for elections amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether voters opt to cast absentee ballots or vote in person at precincts, there are a number of things to keep in mind.

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Published July 28, 2020

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s Oakland Township substation responded to the 100 block of Cherry Drive on a report of shots being fired from a moving vehicle at a residence at 12:34 a.m July 26. 

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Published July 21, 2020

METRO DETROIT — One group of professionals is hoping students will head back to school in the fall, despite the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROCHESTER — Of the 84 nonprofits from across the county to share in $9.7 million in grants from the Oakland Together Community Response and Recovery Fund, six are from the Rochester area.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Area Neighborhood House is hosting the Blast Off 2 School supply drive to provide school supplies, back-to-school clothing and over 400 backpacks to children in need.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Bicyclists, runners and anyone else utilizing the Paint Creek Trail can explore a new pollinator garden approximately 1/4 mile north of Tienken Road in Rochester Hills.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Holding an election in the middle of a pandemic undoubtedly creates a number of hurdles for local clerks.

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Published July 21, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Families are invited to embark on a watershed scavenger hunt to become a “River Ranger” this summer in a new program offered by the Clinton River Watershed Council.

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