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  • The Taylor Cultural Arts Commission and Friends of the Arts have announced the recipients of the 2008 Taylor Cultural Arts Scholarship.
    The honorees are Kayla Aue and Michelle McIntyre, who will receive $500 each.

    The scholarships were open to graduating high school seniors from Taylor who are planning to enter a career in the arts...

  • The City of Taylor's two municipal pools will open Saturday, May 31. The Sheridan Community Center Pool and the Northwest Park Pool will be open Saturdays and Sundays through June 15, then daily beginning June 16.

    Open swimming is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m. every day at Northwest Park Pool. Open swimming at the Community Center is...

  • The City of Taylor wishes all military veterans, their families and all Taylor residents a happy Memorial Day.

    City offices will be closed today. Rubbish pickup will be delayed one day this week.

  • Christie Wilkewitz, program director at the Oakwood Taylor Teen Health Center, will be featured on WJR-AM (760) radio's "Champions of Care" at 10 a.m. Sunday. Christie will talk about the Teen Center's 20th anniversary. For more information on the Teen Center, call (734) 942-2273.

  • The Taylor Youth Theater, sponsored by Taylor Parks and Recreation, presents "Gone with the Breeze" at the Sheridan Community Center, 12111 Pardee Road. The performance by children ages 6 to 14 is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. May 30 and 31 and June 6 and 7 and at 3 p.m. June 8. Admission is $6 for seniors and students; $8 for everyone else...

  • In conjunction with Taylor's 40th anniversary as a city, we present the Ten Days of Health, a series of activities designed to give residents and non-residents an opportunity to try something new, have fun and learn about healthier lifestyles.

    Activities are scheduled for Oakwood Heritage Hospital, city parks, the Taylor Recreation...

  • The City of Taylor's new Master Plan is available digitally on this Web site on the Office of Economic and Development Services page: http://www.cityoftaylor.com/ebp. Hard copies of the document are available for purchase at the Planning Department counter of City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

  • Wayne County Community College District’s (WCCCD) new Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center is taking shape at the Downriver Campus in Taylor.

    The state-of-the-art center will be 74,000 square feet and will include 14 classrooms, a theatre/auditorium, an orchestra pit, an 1,800-square-foot rehearsal room and dressing...

  • The official ribbon cutting ceremony signifying the opening of Panetta's Landscape Supplies will take place at 2 p.m. Friday, May 16. Panetta's Downriver location is at 20200 Goddard Road. Ronald J. Panetta and his team transformed a previously abandoned site into a beautiful business. In the process, he brought eight full-time and four...

  • The world is invited to visit the City of Taylor for a citywide Real Estate and Business Open House from Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17.

    The event is part of the celebration of Taylor’s 40th anniversary as a city. It gives visitors and residents a great opportunity to get to know the city, its amenities, facilities, services and...

  • Four of the Taylor's five mayors and all three of its judges will be present for “A Tribute to an All-American City,” set for Friday night at the William Ford Banquet Center, 6750 Troy.

    The dinner dance celebrating Taylor’s 40 years as a city has attracted positive RSVPs from current Mayor Cameron G. Priebe as well as former mayors...

  • The United States Postal Service will honor Taylor's 40th anniversary as a city with a pictorial cancellation.

    The cancellation will debut during the Taylor Real Estate and Business Open House from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday outside Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    David Zarek, retail manager of the Detroit District of the U...

  • The City of Taylor’s annual tribute to past and current members of the military begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 17, in front of the Veterans Memorial Garden outside City Hall in Cameron G. Priebe Plaza, 23555 Goddard Road.

    “A Day to Remember,” which is considered the city’s official Memorial Day salute, is traditionally held on Armed...

  • A Taylor boy is one of two young Downriver basketball players boys who became 2008 free-throw state champions.

    Both boys said the the key their success was practicing long and hard – in their driveways.

    Klayton Williams, an 11-year-old Taylor resident, and Leo Vandeneede IV, a 13-year-old from Southgate, won the Knights of...



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  • TAYLOR – City Pride Day – a citywide cleanup to honor Taylor’s 40th anniversary as a city – takes place today, Saturday, May 10.

    The kickoff will take place at 9 a.m. at the Taylor Department of Public Works yard, located at 25605 Northline Road at the corner of Beech Daly.

    Hundreds of volunteers are set to participate in cleaning...

  • Helping make the city shine is part of the mission of Gilead Baptist Church, whose congregation members plan to be out in force tomorrow cleaning up a square mile of the community on City Pride Day.

    Members of the Charley Johnson family have a smaller, but still significant, goal: to spruce up a neighborhood park near their childhood...

  • The Taylor members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will partner with the Fish and Loaves Food Pantry on a food drive set for Saturday, May 10.

    Post Office carriers request that customers donate canned goods or other non-perishable food. The food items should be left in bags near mailboxes by 9 a.m. May 10. Carriers and...

  • American Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary Post 200 of Taylor will sell poppies to raise money for rehabilitation and assistance for veterans and their families.

    The annual Poppy Days are scheduled for May 15-17 in city neighborhoods and outside the Taylor Wal-Mart store on Telegraph Road near Ecorse Road. Auxiliary members accept any donation....

  • The City of Taylor is accepting applications for election workers through May 12, City Clerk Mary Ann Rilley announced.

    Those interested in working elections must be willing to work from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. (or later) on election days. Elections slated for 2008 consist of the August 5 Primary Election and the November 4 General Election....