Kids from 1 to 92 will be enjoying the Holiday Season thanks to the joint effort of employees of The Homemakers Health Services in Rochester and Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics in Somersworth. While employees of Hanger made donations to The Homemakers Holiday Food and Gift Basket project for older and disabled residents, employees of The Homemakers made donations to Hanger's Toys for Tots Drive.
Rochester Salvation Army Captains, Frank and Melissa Nataluk, are hoping for a late season surge in kettle donations from the Rochester community. ROCHESTER - With annual donations lagging behind this Christmas season, the Rochester Salvation Army recently participated in 'Kettle Blitz' day, held Thursday, Dec. 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Rochester Walmart.
Back in October, Rochester resident and former City Councilor Omer Ouellette, intending that everyone passing through Central Square should enjoy some extra cheer this Christmas season, offered a free gift of brightly colored balls for the Christmas tree. His donation was turned down by the Public Works Department, because they hang up the paper decorations made by elementary school students, and laminated by the students from the Monarch School of New England every year.
Police say a New Hampshire man has been arrested on charges of possessing drugs and leaving a 2-year-old girl unattended at an apartment where he and two others showed signs of a heroin overdose. Police were called to an apartment in Rochester on Tuesday, where they found three people, two of them unresponsive.
Several residents on Tuesday questioned the proposed new ordinance that would prohibit the passing of objects to or from vehicles on city roads. The proposal aims to address panhandling, though solicitation of money is not mentioned in the text of the proposed new law.
Police issued an arrest warrant for one of five Rochester men accused of being part of a riot at Spaulding High School, after he failed to appear at his arraignment last week Shamel Jackson-Dixon, 19, who last known address is at 8 Lafayette St., Apt. A, Rochester, was indicted last month on felony riot and second-degree assault charges in connection with an incident in which several men attacked one 17-year-old victim during a varsity football game.
The City Council tonight will seek input from residents on what projects and agencies they would like to see funded through next year's Community Development Block Grant , issued to Rochester by the federal government each year. The grant is administered by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development , and aims to benefit residents of low- to mid-range income.
Police released the following log for Oct. 17-Oct. 21. Robert Allen Hunter, 20, of 199 Manchester St., Manchester, was charged Oct. 17 in connection with misdemeanor theft. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail.
Police have arrested a city man accused of making a false report to police about being kidnapped. Steven Gilman, 22, of 30 Chestnut St., was arrested Wednesday in Dover on a bench warrant after failing to appear for trial on the false report to law enforcement charge, police said.
Courtesy photo Kids from 1 to 92 will be enjoying the holiday season thanks to the joint effort of employees of The Homemakers Health Services in Rochester and Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics in Somersworth. While employees of Hanger made donations to The Homemakers Holiday Food and Gift Basket project for older and disabled residents, employees of The Homemakers made donations to Hanger's Toys for Tots Drive.
FROM THE SEACOAST TO ROCHESTER: When the New Hampshire Turnpike was completed in 1950 state officials determined the need to create two additional turnpike toll roads. In 1953 the state Legislature approved construction of the “Eastern Turnpike” - later renamed the Spaulding Turnpike - and the F.E. Everett Turnpike.