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Developers clash over windows (access required)


The owners of the Alliance Building are being sued by a neighbor who claims new windows on the east side of the structure will interfere with plans for construction on adjacent property. The plaintiff in the complaint filed Wednesday in ...

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OBG engineering to join worldwide giant Ramboll (access required)


OBG, an engineering firm specializing in manufacturing, energy, environmental and water solutions, has been acquired by Copenhagen-based Ramboll. The acquisition was announced this morning. OBG’s downtown Rochester office is one of the firm’s nine locations in New York state, and ...

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UR names Wisconsin provost to be university’s first female president (access required)

Incoming University of Rochester president Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.  photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

The University of Rochester has named a Wisconsin provost and the first woman in its history as president. Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a psychology professor, will begin work in Rochester in the summer of ...

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Durfee to retire from Bergmann (access required)

Jim Durfee is retiring as design principal at Bergmann (provided photo).

Bergmann design principal Jim Durfee, whose creative fingerprints are on a multitude of buildings in Rochester, will retire on Dec. 31 after 18 years at the firm and 35 in professional practice. Throughout his career, Durfee has shown a passion ...

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Government suing 3 trucking companies (access required)

a lawyer in his office showing a document with the text lawsuit written in it

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York has filed a civil complaint against three trucking companies accusing them of overcharging the government. YRC Freight Inc., (YRC), Roadway Express Inc. (Roadway), and Yellow Transportation Inc. (Yellow) — ...

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