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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 7, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Detroit Institute of Arts’ 2020 Inside|Out program will once again bring art to Rochester this summer. Megan Hawthorne, the DIA’s community program manager, said the art museum launched the project in 2010.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Rochester Community Schools district is entering the final phase of the district’s five-year, $185 million bond issue.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER — Rochester will soon have its own memorial to pay tribute to first responders.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Rochester Community Schools is going to give a computer to every K-12 student through a new 1-to-1 technology program that will begin during the 2020-21 school year.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — When the doors of the Older Persons’ Commission facility closed to members March 14 due to the COVID-19 crisis, the organization’s essential services to homebound seniors kicked into high gear, officials said.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — An operating millage renewal for the Older Persons’ Commission, which also includes an OPC millage increase, is planned for the August primary election.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — After months of being closed, the Rochester Hills Public Library reopened to the public July 6 with an occupancy limit of 180 patrons and additional safety restrictions in place.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER — Although this summer may look a little different than in years past, there is still plenty of fun to be had in downtown Rochester.

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Published July 7, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Rochester Community Schools begins the 2020-21 school year Aug. 31, but given the COVID-19 pandemic, no one knows exactly what the first day of school will look like.

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Published June 25, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — As the COVID-19 crisis disrupts normal life across the nation, the Oakland University libraries are working to document and preserve southeast Michigan’s experiences with the pandemic.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER — The city of Rochester is hoping to get grant funding from the state to update the tot lot playground, near Ludlow Avenue, in Rochester Municipal Park.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER — A new development could soon take the place of Rochester’s oldest business, the Rochester Elevator Co., at the corner of University and Water streets in downtown Rochester.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — After being closed to the public for months due to COVID-19, municipalities across the state have begun reopening city and township buildings.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — As the weather warms up, people usually look forward to attending outdoor concerts, open-air events or one of the many local fireworks shows, but this summer, many annual events have been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Dequindre Road is under construction for a widening project, and anyone can watch the progress online, thanks to a new work zone camera.

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