Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Here's information for Rochester and Rochester Hills residents on leaving your tree at the curb and dropping it off for composting.
The Department of Public Works will pick up your tree if you leave it by the curb with your regular trash starting Jan. 2. Do not leave your trees in the plastic bags at the street. After the holidays, Christmas tree brush chipping services will take place on the Monday and Tuesdays of each week through Jan. 28, after which time residents will have to hold the tree until spring when regular brush chipping resumes or bring it to the Department of Public Works. Rochester Hills residents can leave their trees at the curb for Republic Services to pick up this week and for the next two weeks. The trees will be taken to a compost site, not the landfill. Trees measuring greater than 6 feet tall must be cut in half prior to placement at curbside. …
Monday, November 26, 2012
We thought you might need a little help with the pronunciation as Rochester gets ready to celebrate.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The home tour Sunday features musical entertainment at each stop.
A roll-top desk converted into a bar. Exotic woodworking and cabinetry. A 1940s kitchen with a red and white Gibson stove. You'll see those unique features and more on Sunday during the annual Holiday Home Tour sponsored by the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library. The home tour is from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday and features five homes (you'll receive a map to the homes when you purchase your ticket for the tour). According to the Friends organization, which plans the home tour each holiday season, the homes will be lavishly decorated for the holidays. Homes include an in-town bungalow, a French Country home, a Victorian, a traditional home, and a historic inn. Musical entertainment will be featured at each home. Homes may be visited…