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  • “The Rocky Horror Show,” the most hilarious rock and roll stage musical ever, will be performed live as a fund-raiser for the advancement of the arts in the City of Taylor.

    Proudly presented by the Taylor Cultural Arts Commission and the nonprofit Friends of the Arts, the cult musical comedy will be performed four times by the Downriver...

  • The community is invited to participate in the first Hosta Heyday, sponsored by the Taylor Beautification Commission, from 9 a.m. to noon October 21 in front of City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    Residents can donate their hostas to the committee, which will plant them outside City Hall. If there are enough, plantings also will take place at...

  • The City of Taylor, Ford, BP and the U.S. Department of Energy will open a hydrogen fueling station at 10 a.m. October 17 at the Taylor Department of Public Works (DPW) at Northline and Beech Daly roads.

    The pump is located in the parking lot of the Taylor Animal Shelter, located just east of the DPW.

    The city operates four...

  • Six area bands will compete for top honors during the first Battle of the Bands sponsored by the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council in the City of Taylor.

    The musical competition starts at 6 p.m. October 21 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road.

    Bands scheduled to perform and compete for the grand prize are Asleep...

  • Taylor homes and businesses that are decorated for Halloween will be considered for awards from the City of Taylor Beautification Commission.

    The commission is asking residents to nominate places based on their originality, creativity, spookiness and inspiration. Nominations will be accepted through October 25 by commission Secretary...

  • The City is experiencing a major watermain break at the intersection of Pardee/Wick. Please avoid the intersection and the time frame for repair is unknown at this time.

  • SAFE HALLOWEEN

    Safe Halloween will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 31, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. The fun and safe event is free to children 10 and under. It allows kids to trick or treat along the path in the park’s historical village, collecting candy from City of Taylor Golf, Parks and Recreation staff. Hot...

  • The Wayne County Department of Environment will host a household hazardous waste collection for all county residents from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 4 at the Dearborn Department of Public Works, 2951 Greenfield Road.

    The collection is designed as a drop-off point for unwanted household chemicals and electronic devices, which are then...

  • An October 5, 2006, ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of Taylor Exemplar Academy, a new charter school located at 26727 Goddard Road.

    The school, which opened in the fall, features more than 300 pupils in kindergarten through fifth grade. Similar to all schools managed by National Heritage Academies, Taylor Exemplar will...

  • A Battle of the Bands is set for 6 p.m. October 21 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road. The event, presented by the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council, is open to the public. Tickets are $3. The "battle" is open to bands containing at least one Taylor resident. All band members must be under age 21. Lyrics must...

  • The Beautification Commission of the City of Taylor is recognizing residents and businesses that make the city a beautiful place to live and work. Acknowledging there are many...

  • Community Care Services will host its ninth annual Everything's Coming Up Roses dinner dance and silent auction on October 19 at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Southgate. Community Care is a not-for-profit community mental health agency with offices in Taylor, Belleville and Lincoln Park. Proceeds will benefit the agency, which has...

  • A Veterans Day Dance -- featuring some top country music star impersonators -- is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4422 at 11590 Pine Street in Taylor. The event, called "A Salute to the Red, White and Blue," is hosted by the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary as a fund-raiser, with proceeds benefiting needy...

  • The annual Taylor Fall Fest is set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, October 7, at Heritage Park. Fall Fest -- a great way to spend a fall day -- is an event with something for everyone. Activities...

  • The art work of Nancy Patek and Margaret Arnott will be on view through October 13 at the Downriver Council for the Arts, 20904 Northline Road, Taylor. Patek's mixed-media drawings of the urban landscape are hung in the main gallery. Her work is both thought provoking and poignant. Downriver artist Arnott is featured in the Skylight Gallery...

  • The City of Taylor will be rehabilitating Monroe Road from Van Born Street to just north of Trolley Industrial Drive. Monroe Road will be closed between Avalon and Trolley Industrial Drive while the work is being performed.  Two way traffic on Monroe Road will be maintained between Van Born and Avalon.  There is no work planned for Trolley...

  • Aidan LaForest is a very special Taylor resident. The 2-year-old son of Jamie and Kristopher LaForest is a strong survivor. His story of triumph began right after his birth on August 18, 2004.

    While still at the hospital Aidan’s parents were concerned. Their son was not taking formula and his skin felt “cold.” Because they were new...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System's Shapedown program promotes healthy habits and a healthy lifestyle for children ages 6 to 12 and their parents. The 10-week course involves the entire family and focuses on nutritional and physical education. A free orientation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. October 4 with classes Wednesdays through December...

  • Teams of three golfers will compete for prize money in the Lakes of Taylor Golf Club Three-Person Scramble, set for October 14. The registration deadline is October 7.

    The entry fee is $300 for a three-person team, payable by cash, Visa, Mater Card or American Express.

    The day includes 18 holes of golf in a scramble format and a...

  • Biker Bob's Bunker Bash golf outing to benefit the Penrickton Center for Blind Children in Taylor is set for September 29 at Lakes of Taylor Golf Club, 25505 Northline Road.

    A shotgun start will take place at 11 a.m. Registration, use of the driving range and continental breakfast buffet will be available at 10 a.m.

    The fee is...