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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 June 23, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Businesses across Michigan are struggling to find employees, including some in the Rochester area.

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Published June 22, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — Families can head to Rochester Hills to cool off at a new spot on a hot summer day.

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Published June 9, 2021

ROCHESTER — After a year of social distancing, the community is invited to gather once again to hear from some of the most interesting people in town during the Rochester Downtown Development Authority’s Front Porch Stories event.

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Published June 9, 2021

ROCHESTER — The pandemic has undoubtedly delivered a big blow to the restaurant industry. But in the thick of COVID-19 mandates and restrictions, local eateries in downtown Rochester were able to thrive with some help from the Rochester Downtown Development Authority.

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Published June 9, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — “This is a really exciting moment for our city,” Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett told the public as he unveiled the Art on Auburn project, featuring the artwork of 25 students, June 3.

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Published June 8, 2021

ROCHESTER — Summer is here and downtown Rochester is buzzing with activity this month.

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Published May 27, 2021

ROCHESTER — City officials are in the process of analyzing the results of the city’s 2021 community survey.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — In honor of National Trails Day, the Paint Creek Trailways Commission is inviting the community to join in a weeklong virtual scavenger hunt along the Paint Creek Trail.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester will soon be home to a new, permanent mural, thanks to a partnership between the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Paint Creek Center for the Arts and the Rochester Downtown Development Authority.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — Nearly $11 billion in emergency funding is coming to Michigan to provide direct aid to state, county and city governments via the American Rescue Plan.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER — Rochester Community Schools will soon vacate its historic administration building at 501. W. University Drive in downtown Rochester.

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Published May 26, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Hart Middle School is one of 46 schools nationwide, and the only one in Michigan, to be named a 2021 National School of Character by Character.org.

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Published May 13, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — When firefighters barrel into a building to battle a structure fire, Rochester Hills Fire Chief Sean Canto said, the smoke is so thick it’s essentially like putting a black blindfold over your eyes.

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Published May 12, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Residents of northern Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have been battling power outages from DTE for many years, but their frustrations hit an all-time high last month.

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Published May 12, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Detroit Institute of Arts’ 2021 Inside|Out program will once again bring art to the Rochester area this summer.

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