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  • TAYLOR — Public safety was front and center at the City Council meeting Dec. 3.

    Four new police officers were officially sworn in and Auxiliary Police Chief Ronald Vaughan received an award of appreciation.

    Police Chief Mary Sclabassi welcomed Steven Kish, Adam Leffew, Anthony Paredes and Jennifer Zucarro to the department,...

  • TAYLOR — The city’s new mayor is assembling his staff and it includes some familiar names.

    Three weeks into his new administration Mayor Rick Sollars has brought back Amanda Banas, former director of executive affairs, and Dave Mackie, former Department of Public Works director. He also has hired Karl Ziomek, former managing editor of...

  • Blood drive appointments are now available to boost Christy's Legacy of Hope and Peyton's Pals, which hope to host one of Downriver's largest blood drives in 2014.

    According to Karen DePriest of Christy's Legacy, a popular Taylor-based charity, the blood drive is scheduled for 1 to 6:45 p.m. Jan. 2, 2014.

    The drive will be held...

  • The City of Taylor and the Taylor Professional Firefighters Local 1252 IAFF-CIO have reach final agreement in regard to an arbitration dispute, avoiding further legal battles in a disagreement that has lasted nearly two years.

    Effectively, the settlement ends a lengthy period of complaints between the unionized firefighters and the City...

  • Tonight's scheduled study session of the City Council has been cancelled.

  • The second home being developed as part of the new Veterans Homes Program in the City of Taylor is progressing thanks to the efforts of plenty of tremendous contributors, but more are needed. In addition, the City of Taylor is seeking more applications from veterans who are looking for a home.

    Early last month, the program awarded its...

  • There is plenty going on at the Ford Senior Center these days!

    Here are some activities worth taking note of:

    • Free Knitting Workshop: 9-11 a.m. each Friday
    • Grief Support Group: 10 a.m. Tuesdays in the library
    • Blood Pressure Screening: 8:30-11 a.m. each Thursday
    • Line Dancing: 12:30 p.m. Fridays...
  • How would you like to help children write their way to success? You can do just that by getting involved in the Ford Senior Center's third annual Pencil Drive.

    The campaign is ongoing through Dec, 14. Only new No. 2 pencils with erasers are acceptable. Drop them off at the Senior Center!

  • The New Year's Party at the Ford Senior Center is planned for Jan. 10.

    The party will take place from 1-5 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. The entertainment will be provided by the Mike Wolverton Band. Catering will be handled by Halina's.

    Deadline for signing up is Friday, Jan. 3 at the Senior Center.

  • The annual Christmas Party is planned for 1-5 p.m. at the Ford Senior Center Friday, Dec. 13.

    The cost is $15 per person. Entertainment will be provided by Solaire and catering by Halina's.

    Deadline for purchasing tickets is TODAY at the center!

  • TAYLOR — Mayor Rick Sollars was leaving his office after a marathon of meetings last month when he found an older resident sitting at City Hall crying.

    After Sollars asked what was wrong, the woman explained that her 8-year-old grandson, who is seriously ill, wanted to go to the Heritage Park Petting Farm but that it was closed for the...


  • TAYLOR — Two lost dogs were recovered from I-75 and members of the city’s animal shelter are looking for the owners.

    A pair of female pit bull mixes were found last week together on the I-75 southbound ramp in Taylor near ACO Hardware.

    One dog is a tan and white pit bull mix while the other is a...

  • The annual Santa’s Magic Forest will be open to the public on weekends starting Saturday, November 30, at the Heritage Park Activity Building in Taylor’s Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    Known as “Downriver’s finest holiday display,” Santa’s Magic Forest is an indoor magical winter wonderland that features hundreds of animated...

  • The Clerk's Office will be open on Saturday, November 2 for absentee ballots from 9 AM to 2 PM.  

  • Renovations continue at the Sheridan Community Center to re-purpose the space to make it a functional and cost efficient open-air facility.  Here are two pictures of the proposed renderings.  

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  • The Taylor Rec Center will re-open on a limited basis starting September 30th.  We will have Racquet Ball and Wally Ball rentals after 5 PM on certain days depending on demand.

    Please contact Chrystal at 734-374-8900 Ext. 2354 for more information.