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May 16, 2023

Avangrid: Rochester is model for future of electric utility industry

The work of one energy delivery and services company with data science and artificial intelligence could put Rochester at the forefront of technology and innovation in the energy sector.

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a series of funding initiatives for projects across the state, including the Sibley Triangle Building in downtown Rochester (file photo courtesy Governor's Office).
Feb 13, 2023

Workforce development part of Hochul’s funding initiatives for Rochester region

Investments in Monroe Community College and Finger Lakes Community College are proposed in Gov. Kathy Hochul's Fiscal Year 2024 Executive Budget.

Dec 12, 2022

Greenlight expanding further into Chili

Greenlight, the leading fiber-to-the-home provider in New York, and is making a $6 million investment in infrastructure development in the community, with construction underway in several North Chili neighborhoods.

Sep 22, 2022

Workforce development, public health priorities in allotting ARPA funds

Funding recipients must be approved by the Monroe County Legislature in November.

Sep 19, 2022

Ontario Midland Railroad has a new owner

Ontario Midland operates more than 50 miles of track in Monroe and Wayne counties. LA&L acquired 55 percent of Ontario Midland stock for an undisclosed price.

State funding totaling $18 million will provide a series of enhancements at Frederick Douglass - Greater Rochester International Airport
Sep 15, 2022

More enhancements will be made at airport

Improvements in ticketing and baggage claim include more natural lighting, LED fixtures and digital wayfinding signage. A mobile app also will be created to integrate information on parking, concessions and flight activity into one platform.

Sep 13, 2022

Jump in construction spending forecast for 2023

ENR says the largest single-sector increase in construction spending next year will come in the non-building category, with federal dollars for infrastructure spending the catalyst for highways and bridges, along with upgrade projects by electrical utilities.

Aug 24, 2022

Developer sues city of Canandaigua over stormwater, sewage system backup

But, because nearby Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park was also connected to the same sewer lines, the lawsuit alleges the system was overtaxed.

Aug 18, 2022

Setting an example in sustainable energy, one public corporation at a time

"This project demonstrates how public entities can help lead the way," Monroe County Executive Adam Bello said. "The future generations are looking at the actions we're taking now."

Aug 15, 2022

State Street downtown now one-way as infrastructure work continues

Work on the entire State Street project is expected to be completed in the fall of 2023.

Aug 11, 2022

Monroe County Water Authority’s solar array goes online

The MCWA partnered with Sol Systems, a renewable energy company based in Washington, D.C., and the New York Power Authority on the project. Energy from the array is fed into the Rochester Gas & Electric grid, and the MCWA then receives a credit on its bill.

Aug 3, 2022

County to review proposals for allocation of ARPA dollars

Monroe County has announced the period to receive Request for Proposals on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding opportunities has closed.