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Posted on: April 6, 2016


The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their First Annual Summer Employment Fundraiser Summer in the City. This fundraiser will be held at Beckwith Pointe on May 12th, starting at 6:00pm. Join the Youth Bureau for an evening of music, dancing, ope...Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2016


The City of New Rochelle in partnership with Montefiore New Rochelle and Metro Pool (511NYRideShare) will celebrate the City’s first Walk to Work Day on April 29, and Bike to Work Day on May 20.

These initiatives promote healthy, sustainable forms of ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016


In accordance with the requirements of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the City of New Rochelle has released its draft annual 2015 Stormwater Report. The report is available online ( and at the...Read on...

Stormwater Report
Posted on: April 20, 2016

Flowers (City) Park Receives NYS Award for Exceptional Park Design


New Rochelle’s premier athletic complex Flowers (City) Park Athletic Complex has been recognized by New York State for Exceptional Park Design. The prestigious award was presented to New Rochelle’s Parks and Recreation Commissioner Bill Zimmermann and Cit...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Senior Citizens Applauded at Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

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The City of New Rochelle Office for the Aging honored ninety senior citizens at the annual Senior Citizen Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, held April 13 at the Hugh A. Doyle Senior Center. The event coincided with last week’s Mayor’s Day of Recognition fo...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

New Rochelle Implements ‘Ban the Box’ Policy on City Job Applications

The City of New Rochelle has joined more than 100 cities nationwide to “Ban the Box” on its municipal job application, effective this month. The City’s Ban the Box initiative defers questions on arrests and prior convictions until the job interview. The ...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

New Rochelle Gets Lower Electric Rates

You may have recently received a letter from Sustainable Westchester regarding your electricity supplier. This letter is not a scam.

In fact, it contains good news about your electricity service. New Rochelle has joined 19 other municipalities in Wes...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Front Doors of City Hall are now open


The front doors of City Hall will re-open for public access, effective April 4. The hours will reflect the City’s normal business hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. The rear entrance, with handicap accessibility, will remain open as usual and will continue to s...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Alternate Side Enforcement Resumes April 1

Alternate side of the street parking restrictions will resume as of April 1 for those streets and portions of streets subject to winter suspension from Jan. 1-March 31. A complete list can be found in the City Code Article X Schedule 312-84 available with...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Red Light Cameras Installed; Enforcement Begins


In an effort to increase safety at some of the City’s busiest intersections, the New Rochelle Police Department has installed red light cameras at various intersections throughout the City. Warning signs have been installed and enforcement will begin mid...Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Begins April 4

The Department of Public Works, Bureau of Streets and Highways will begin Yard Waste Collection on Monday, April 4, 2016.

Residents are reminded that in order to be collected, yard waste must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled collecti...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

NRPD Annual Report Released

2015 New Rochelle Annual Report Released
City Remains a Top Safest Regionally and Nationally

The City of New Rochelle retained its ranking as one of the safest cities nationally in 2014, according to the 2015 Annual Report released this week by the N...Read on...

NRPD 2015 Annual Report
Posted on: March 24, 2016

New Rochelle Board of Commissioners Award Ceremony March 15

The New Rochelle Youth Bureau invites you to their annual New Rochelle Board of Commissioners Awards. Held in memory of Beatrice “Bea” Kleinman and Josh Sumner, the ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 15th, at City Hall, 515 North Avenue. The recep...Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2016

State of the City 2016


In a confident and upbeat State of the City Address to a packed house of public officials, business people, developers, community leaders, and interested residents, New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson pledged to implement “the most ambitious downtown developm...Read on...

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Posted on: March 2, 2016

Mobile Payment Now Available for On-Street Parking Meters

The pay-by-phone convenience currently available for parking in municipal lots has been expanded to include on-street meters, the City of New Rochelle announced today.

Using the free Parkmobile app, available for iPhone, Android, Windows, Amazon, and...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

New Rochelle ‘Citizens to be Heard’ Now at 7PM

The Public Comment portion of the City Council Committee of the Whole meeting will now take place at 7 PM each month instead of 7:30. The next session will be Tuesday, March 8. It will be preceded by Public Hearings.

The COW usually occurs the second T...Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2016

City Launches Pay By Phone Pilot for Main Street Meters


City Launches Pay By Phone Pilot for Main Street Meters
ParkMobile App now active between Centre and North Avenues

No quarters? No problem! Downtown parkers on Main Street between Centre and North Avenues now have the option of paying by cell as part...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2015

New Rochelle Unveils My Brother’s Keeper Action Plan

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MBK New Ro is first partnership between City and School District in Westchester County

The City of New Rochelle and the City School District of New Rochelle unveiled a groundbreaking, communitywide P...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2015

NRFD 2015 Awards Ceremony

NRFD Promotion and Awards Ceremony

The New Rochelle Fire Department hosted their annual Promotion and Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, October 21. Mayor Noam Bramson and FD Chaplin Father Martin Biglin joined Chief Louis DiMelgio as he honored 50 Firefig...Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2015

New Rochelle Awarded Microgrid Funding Through NY Prize Program

New Rochelle Awarded Microgrid Funding Through NY Prize Program

The City of New Rochelle has been awarded a $100,000 grant to pursue the creation of a microgrid for energy sustainability though the New York State Energy Research and Development Authori...Read on...

Additional info about the Governor's initiative