Posted on: December 5, 2017

Rochester and the Detroit United Railway Book - UPDATE

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The Rochester Historical Commission was really hoping to have the "Rochester and the Detroit United Railway" book ready for the holidays, but unfortunately that is not going to be possible.

We are working diligently to complete the printing of the first batch of books for delivery as soon as possible; however, finalizing the printing and the extreme care given to ensure the quality of the photographs has taken longer than expected.  ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Preventing Holiday Package Theft

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There have been a couple reports of packages being removed from porches. Report suspicious activity to the Police Department and follow these tips for avoiding theft from "Porch Pirates"...

It is a good idea to have a plan for holiday package deliveries. You can have items shipped to your work, or ask a neighbor who is home during the day to keep an eye out.

In addition, tracking your packages, being available for delivery, requiring a signat...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

SHAKE YOUR MAILBOX!

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The Rochester Department of Public Works (DPW) asks residents who have mailboxes at the road edge to prepare for winter by shaking their mailbox.

The initiative is intended to prevent mailboxes from being damaged by snow pushed off the road by snowplows.  When snowplows go by, most times they don’t actually touch the mailboxes, but the force of snow thrown from the roadway is enough to kno...

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