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New fire, rescue boat to be deployed this summer (access required)

The city of Rochester Fire Department has acquired a new fire and rescue boat, Marine 1, to be deployed by Engine 19, the Lake Avenue Fire Station. Marine 1 will provide substantially improved fire, rescue and medical water-based response capabilities ...

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State DEC releases 2018-2020 report on restoration of New York’s Great Lakes (access required)

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released its 2018-2020 progress report on the restoration and protection of New York’s Great Lakes resources. The report highlights a number of projects in and around Rochester and the Finger Lakes designed to ...

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Construction to address flooding begins at Braddock Bay (access required)

Construction has begun on the West Point Marina resiliency project in Greece, one of 11 Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI) projects awarded to the town of Greece. The nearly $550,000 grant-funded project will help protect West Point Marina, or ...

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Initiative readies funds for flood damaged homes, businesses (access required)

Local and county government contributions toward the state’s new Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI), which addresses sustainability in light of recent flooding along the Lake Ontario shoreline and St. Lawrence River, have been lowered in response to municipality pushback, according ...

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