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  • The Midwest Faceters Guild will host its annual Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show and Sale November 11-12 at the Taylor Sportsplex.

    Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 11 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. November 12.  The Sportsplex is located at 13333 Telegraph Road, south of Northline Road.

    The Midwest Faceters Guild is a nonprofit club...

  • Real Estate Interests Group, Inc. (REI) and Centex Homes announce the groundbreaking of the Island Lakes of Taylor residential development in Taylor, Michigan, at 10 a.m. Thursday, November 9.

    The 107-acre project was conceived through the City of Taylor’s efforts to spur development on underutilized, urban infill sites.  The site is...

  • After a distinguished 40-year career at Oakwood Healthcare, Inc., one of Michigan’s largest health-care systems, Gerald D. Fitzgerald will begin a transition that commences with Oakwood naming Brian M. Connolly, current president and CEO of Blue Water Health System in Port Huron, Mich., as Oakwood’s next CEO effective February 1, 2007.

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  • See the Man in Red in Southland Center’s sixth annual Santa’s All-American Holiday Parade starting at noon Saturday, November 11.

    Riding in a Taylor fire truck down Eureka...

  • The public is invited to attend a reception from 3 to 6 p.m November 1 to celebrate a new and permanent art gallery at Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor.

    The Arts For The Spirit® gallery features original artwork by local artists, which will be displayed in a gallery space located near the main entrance.

    The gallery opening...

  • The following is from Captain Fire Inspector Jesse Kriebel of the Taylor Fire Department, presented during Fire Prevention Month:

    Who sleeps?  Who sleeps in a bed?  Who...

  • Nineteen-year-old Army Spec. Holly McGeogh of Taylor was the first female soldier from Michigan killed in Iraq.

    The 2002 Truman High School graduate was riding in a convoy when a bomb exploded along a road near Kirkuk on January 31, 2004.

    A memorial to honor McGeogh is planned for the City of Taylor by Lest They Be Forgotten, a...

  • The second annual Operation Christmas Basket food distribution will take place from noon to 4 p.m. December 13 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The event is organized by Fish and Loaves, a group that mobilized in 2005 to fill a gap left when the Taylor Goodfellows dissolved. Sixteen churches are in the consortium, along with the...

  • Telegraph Chrysler Jeep General Manager Paul Steel recently donated a van to the City of Taylor for use by the Police Department. Taking part in the turnover of keys is Director of Police Services Jac Desrosiers (left), Steel, Chief of Police Dale Tamsen and Mayor Cameron Priebe.

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  • The Detroit Trackers AAA organization has changed its name to the Dearborn Brand AAA Hockey Club and is now sponsored by the Dearborn Sausage Company, a family-owned business headquartered in the area.

    Eric Burley, president of the newly-named Dearborn Brand AAA Hockey Club, was extremely pleased to...

  • The Pennsylvania Road overpass above I-75 will be closed until mid-November. Detours for Pennsylvania will be posted. In conjunction with the Pennsylvania overpass closure, crews will close the southbound US-24 connector to I-75. Traffic will be detoured to Eureka Road to access I-75. The connector will remain closed until mid-November. The...

  • “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...