Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Government & Politics

Jul 26, 2022

Rochester launches electric carsharing program

The city of Rochester has launched Flower City Carshare, aka FloShare, an electric vehicle rental service operated by Mobility Development Operation.

Jul 22, 2022

Fines but no jail or probation for Robert Morgan, son Todd in mangled fraud case

What was trumpeted four years ago by federal prosecutors as a $500 million mortgage fraud scheme authored by Robert Morgan and associates that endangered "our entire financial system" has ended in a whimper.

Jul 20, 2022

Rochester embayment of Lake Ontario no longer ‘Area of Concern’

The Monroe County Department of Public Health and the state Department of Environmental Conservation will conduct a virtual informational meeting from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday with an update on the 35-year effort to restore natural resources within the embayment.

Jul 19, 2022

Engineers give New York’s infrastructure condition a ‘C’

New York civil engineers say the state's infrastructure is in mediocre condition and gave it an overall grade of C, with roads, transit and wastewater most deficient among 11 categories assessed by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Jul 15, 2022

New York allocates $50 million to Land Bank Initiative

New York will provide $50 million to the Land Bank Initiative, the first dedicated source of state funding to help land banks reduce blight and transform vacant properties.

Jul 15, 2022

Upcoming event will help businesses address targeted violence 

The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce will present an event with the Rochester Threat Advisory Committee on July 28 entitled “Taking Action Against Targeted Violence.”  

Jul 14, 2022

Rochester launches health and wellness initiative  

Rochester has launched a Community Total Health and Wellness initiative to help define the gaps in the health and wellness needs of Rochester’s underserved communities.

Jul 14, 2022

Developers planning 41-unit addition to Legends at Whitney Town Center

Developers of The Legends at Whitney Town Center in Perinton are planning to add another 41 units to the 55-and-over living community as the need for senior housing continues to grow.

Jul 14, 2022

Moody’s upgrades ratings for town of Webster

The continuing ability to operate with a budget surplus has prompted Moody's Investor Service to upgrade the outstanding issuer rating for the town of Webster.

Jul 12, 2022

Business support services open house targets cannabis entrepreneurs

The city of Rochester and Business Insight Center @ Central will host a free cannabis industry support services open house on Wednesday at the Central Library in downtown Rochester.

Jul 11, 2022

RENEW, partner agencies provide critical housing repair funding

Before his home underwent an overhaul, Robert Henry said coming inside on a frigid January day didn't necessarily mean he was getting out of the cold.

Jul 8, 2022

Corning announces $139 million expansion project at two sites in Monroe County 

Corning Inc. is planning a $139 million expansion to its facilities in Fairport and Gates to address the growing demand in the semiconductor market.