News Listings

  • Taylor Police Department and Taylor On Watch present "Trunk or Treat" from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, October 25, at the Police Department, 23515 Goddard Road.

    This is a free event for all trick-or-treaters! Wear...
  • The Taylor Community Chorus will present its Annual Christmas Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, December 6, at the William Ford Senior Activities Center.

    The Christmas story will be presented in the form of a Christmas cantata by the chorus. A Christmas cantata or Nativity cantata is a cantata, music for voice or voices in...
  • Taylor Police want the public to know that training involving helicopters and officers is being conducted today (Thursday, October 15) over in the woods near the Downriver Campus of Wayne Community College east of Heritage Park.

    The training is expected to last to 5 p.m. The campus is...
  • The Rotary Club of Taylor will be holding its Operation Warm Fundraiser on November 7 at All Saints Knights of Columbus Hall, 24900 Brest Road, Taylor. Doors open at 6 p.m. and...
  • There will be a special Taylor on Watch meeting at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 4 at the Taylor Senior Center. This meeting will be geared strictly at seniors and how they can stay safe. The police department will have special information for crimes that typically affect seniors more than others.

  • Rouse Properties, owners and operators of Southland Center, recently released artist's renderings focusing on the new outdoor plaza planned...
  • The City of Taylor and its Golf, Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Recreation Commission, is updating plans and goals for the community.

    As part of that process, they are currently surveying residents as to their recreational wants and needs. The results of this survey would be part of the group's master recreation...
  • Wayne County is offering a Household Hazardous Waste Collection from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, October 10, at Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus.

    The campus is located at 21000 Northline Road in Taylor.

    Examples of collectible items include things like paint, cleaners, fertilizer, antifreeze and...
  • The Taylor Animal Shelter and the Taylor Pound Pals will be holding a special adoption event on Saturday, October 3.

    The shelter is located at 25555 Northline Road.

    The adoption will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

    Adopt fees are $15 (altered) and $40 (unaltered).

    Plenty of animals are waiting...
  • Registration for Taylor Soccer is underway at the Taylor Sportsplex and it ends on October 18. 

    The league will begin the week of October 26 and run for eight weeks, ending prior to Christmas....
  • SMART and the City of Taylor will celebrate the introduction of two new buses at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, September 28, at the William D. Ford Senior Citizens Center located at 6750 Troy.  

    The two new buses are replacement vehicles to transport senior citizens to their choice of destinations, allowing...
  • Attention Taylor senior citizens! Get ready for the first annual Seniors & Family Football Tailgate, scheduled for Friday, October 16, at the William Ford Senior Activities Center.

    The event, presented by the City's elected officials, will take place from noon until 2 p.m. There is a $2 ticket charge per person -- but all proceeds will...
  • The Rotary Club of Taylor will present its 21st annual Turn Off The Violence" family picnic on Thursday, October 1, at Heritage Park.

    The event is set for 4-7 p.m.

    Free admission with plenty of free food and refreshments including hot dogs, pop, juice and chips.

    Free finger printing as part of Taylor Masonic's...
  • Mayor Rick Sollars and U.S. Rep. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell today announced that the City of Taylor has been awarded a $500,000 grant so that the police department can hire four additional police officers. The grant was awarded through the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program.
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  • The Taylor CERT Program is offering area residents the opportunity to take FEMA's Basic C.E.R.T. Training course. It is 20-hours in length and is free of charge.

    Preregistration is required as...
  • Senior fall programs are now underway at the William Ford Senior Activities Center, 6750 Troy.

  • The Taylor Sportsplex is offering Learn to Skate, Learn to Play classes this fall, running through winter and spring.

    Registration is $70 per session or at the family rate. Annual US Figure Skating Fee ($12) must also be paid.

    Monday (Learn to Skate) and Wednesday (Learn to Skate, Learn to Play) classes available in several...
  • Mayor Rick Sollars announced today that the City of Taylor has been approved for a $2M Stormwater, Asset Management and Wastewater (SAW) grant by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

    “This is very, very good news,” Mayor Sollars said. “This is the type of grant that promotes a proactive approach to these...
  • A Public Safety Fair and Open House will be held at the Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline, on Saturday, September 26.

    It will take place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

    This will involve educational fun for the whole family, including activities like fire extinguisher training, home...
  • The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will bring its free "DSO in Your Community" tour to the Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 24.

    The performance will be held in the Heinz Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center on the campus, located at 21000 Northline Road.

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