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  • Hundreds of families turned out for the 14th annual Turn Off The Violence event presented by the Rotary Club of Taylor on September 18 at Heritage Park in Taylor.

    The weather was ideal for an evening of fun outdoor activities, away from the television.  Many area community organizations were there to introduce the activities that are...

  • Ed Plato, corporation counsel for the City of Taylor, for the third consecutive year has been designated by the national publication "Law & Politics" as a Michigan Super Lawyer for 2008. Super Lawyers are the top 5 percent of attorneys in the state as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics...

  • Wayne County Community College District’s (WCCCD) Continuing Education Division, in partnership with the Student Services Department presents College Night for 20 area Downriver high schools.

    The event is set for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 9, at the WCCCD Downriver Campus, located at 21000 Northline Road, Taylor.

    College...

  • The Taylor Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, September 25, at the former main fire station at 11101 Pine Street, just south of City Hall.

    Appointments can be made by calling Marge Maladecki at (734) 374-1445, although walk-ins are accepted.

  • Taylor firefighters will serve a free pancake breakfast to commemorate Fire Prevention Week.  “Firehouse Flapjacks” will be served from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 11, at Fire Station 2, located at 25303 Ecorse Road.

    During the event, participants will have an opportunity to learn how to survive a fire emergency in the fire safe...

  • Physicians in the Oakwood Healthcare system are offering patients free prostate screenings in honor of September being Prostate Awareness Month.

    The free prostate cancer screenings, including free PSA blood test, will be offered to men 40 or older at the Affiliates In Urology medical offices, located at 33545 Cherry Hill Road in Westland...

  • Applications are being accepted by the Taylor Auxiliary Police, the volunteer organization that supplements the work of the Taylor Police Department. Each candidate must be at least 21 years old and a U.S. citizen, have a good driving record and have a high school diploma or GED. To receive more information or to apply for the auxiliary...

  • The 17th annual Senior Expo is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, October 2, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The event, which is open to the public, includes exhibitors in the National City Arena of the Sportsplex, prize drawings and free health screenings and tests. Flu shots will be available.

    Sponsors...

  • Volunteer coaches are needed for the girls basketball program at the Taylor School District's Sixth Grade Academy. To apply, call the City of Taylor Parks and Recreation Department at (734) 374-3906.

  • A no-limit Texas hold'em tournament will raise funds for the Junior League World Series, held for the past 28 years in Taylor.

    The tournament is set for 7 p.m. Friday, September 19, at the Ramada Inn, 20777 Eureka Road, Taylor. Registration starts at 6 p.m.

    The first prize is a guaranteed minimum of $1,000 and 10 percent of...

  • Persons with expired and unused medication may dispose of them properly during an event from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, September 18, at UAW Region 1-A, located at 9650 Telegraph Road in Taylor.

    In addition, pharmacists from CVS will be available to review current medications for compatibility.

    Products accepted for disposal include...

  • The 210th Military Police Battalion and the Fallen Heroes Memorial Foundation invite the public to the dedication of a Lest They Be Forgotten Memorial honoring four members of the military who gave the ultimate sacrifice in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    The dedication ceremony honoring Sgt. Craig S. Frank, Sfc. James D. Priestap, Spc. Brandon...

  • 11/04/2008 Election Results

    FOLLOWING IS A STORY AND OTHER INFORMATION ABOUT CITY OF TAYLOR ELECTION PLANS THAT TOOK PLACE PRIOR TO THE NOVEMBER 4 ELECTION. 

    The Taylor City Clerk’s office is working diligently on preparations for the upcoming General Election on November 4.

    “...

  • The annual Turn Off the Violence family event sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 18, at Heritage Park.

    The free event is meant to get families away from the television, out of the house and into a family setting with positive activities.

    The day includes food, music, face...

  • The Taylor-based Downriver Council for the Arts will showcase up to four Downriver artists who have developed a body of work worthy of statewide exposure.

    Two and three-dimensional work created within the past four years will be considered. The selected artist(s) will receive a cash prize of $200 and will be featured in a group...

  • The Chaplaincy Council of UAW Region 1A will be “giving back to the community” by hosting a Community Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 20, at UAW Region 1A, 9650 Telegraph Road.

    “We will have guest speakers, local businesses, choirs, music, refreshments and plenty of fun for families,” said David Webster, UAW chaplain...

  • A spaghetti dinner will kick off fund-raising efforts to acquire and restore The Mellus Newspapers building and the Pollak building next door.

    The dinner is scheduled for 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, at the Ikaros Hall, 1677 Fort Street, Lincoln Park. Tickets are $5 each.

    The fund-raising dinner is hosted by the Lincoln Park...

  • The Taylor Unified Hockey Club is seeking support from the community with its second annual Golf Outing. The event will begin with a 9 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, October 11, at the Dearborn Hills Golf Club, 1300 South Telegraph Road. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

    The money raised goes toward the team’s ice bill and helps those...

  • David St. John desperately needed better access to his home and the ability to get out in case of an emergency. St. John, a long-time Taylor resident, experienced a severe medical condition that left him unable to walk. ...

  • More than 4,440 Downriver residents have yet to file a tax return in order to receive their economic stimulus checks, according to IRS data.

    The failure to file could mean lost payments of $300, $600, or even $1,200 from the...