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  • There are spots for only three more teams in the annual City of Taylor Mud Volleyball Tournament, scheduled for July 20 at Heritage Park. Registration, which began June 9, continues until the tournament is filled. The cost is $85 per team. There are six participants per team; three must be female. The defending champion is Team Erickson of...

  • The community is invited to the Taylor Community Library for cake and punch to celebrate the facility's updated interior. The party begins at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 24. The library is located at 12303 Pardee Road.

    The updates were designed to served the community. They include:

    • "Wireless-Friendly" Laptop Lounge...
  • The 2008 Meijer Taylor Summer Festival – the Downriver area’s biggest and best festival – is scheduled for July 10-13 at beautiful Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    The festival features four days of carnival rides, games, special events, entertainment, food, beverages and fun for the whole family.

    The Masco Fireworks – the best...

  • “New Name… New Management… New Life”

    With those six words, the new owners of the Heritage Glen Townhomes in Taylor invite the public to commemorate a “milestone event” in the city at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at 9633 Pickwick Circle East.

    A ribbon cutting will formally signify the turnaround of the former Pickwick Apartments by...

  • Each year, members of the Motor City Radio Club participate in many events using their skills as ham radio operators. In the last full weekend of June, the club will participate in "Field Day," the biggest amateur radio operating event of the year in North America.

    This event is devoted to emergency preparedness in which all...

  • The City of Taylor annual water quality report will be part of the Summer 2008 edition of the city newsletter, Taylor Info, which will be mailed to homes and businesses by July 1.

    Additional copies of the City of Taylor 2007 annual water quality report will be available at the Water Department in City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road, and other...

  • Organizers of the Junior League World Series in Taylor are trying to raise more than $100,000 to install new lights on the baseball diamond that serves as a field of dreams for players from around the globe.

    The Detroit Tigers Foundation thought “Light Up the Series” was such a bright idea that the nonprofit organization pledged $20,000...

  • The Taylor Community Library has contracted with a materials recovery agency to help encourage library users with long overdue materials to return them to the library.

    The library will begin using the service of Unique Management Inc. beginning July 1.

    Several Downriver community libraries already use this service: Allen Park,...

  • TAYLOR – Printwell Acquisitions Inc. got the opportunity to be a part of Stanley Cup history by publishing the 2008 Detroit Red Wings’ official commemorative book, “Detroit Red Wings 2007-08 Stanley Cup Champions.”

    The book gives readers a glimpse of the Red Wings’ regular season and playoff games as well as pictures and information...

  • The Taylor Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, June 23, 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.

    The Police Department has received...

  • Members of the Taylor Historical Society and Historical Commission are sprucing up the historical log homestead in Heritage Park. On Sunday, June 29, the city’s oldest known home will be featured during the 22nd National Log Cabin Day. The public is invited to see the historic gem from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    During past open houses, visitors...

  • A Career Opportunity Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at the Downriver Community Conference Michigan Works! Southgate Service Center, 15100 Northline Road.

    Dozens of companies will accept resumes from prospective employers. Organizers recommend bringing plenty of resumes, dress professionally and do not bring...

  • Local bowling centers -- including Skore Lanes in Taylor -- are taking a step to relieve the pressure brought on by rising gas prices and giving the public a chance to win gas cards while taking out frustrations on the pins and having a fun time.

    On Saturday, June 14, all Community Bowling Centers will host “Sick of Gas Prices Bowling...

  • Apostolic Faith Temple of Taylor has launched a new Web site, www.apostolicsoftaylor.com, with a totally new look.

    Church members invite the public to visit the new site to see how the church is involved in the community and how the church can be of service to local families.

  • Four graduating classes from Taylor Center High School are combining for a class reunion. The alumni from the classes of 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1992 are organizing the reunion for 7 p.m. September 27 at the MotorCity Hotel and Casino in Downtown Detroit.

    Classmates are invited for a “night of good food, old friends and great times.”...

  • "After Business, Ours," a social and networking event sponsored by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 19 at Skore Lanes, 22255 Ecorse Road, Taylor.

    Tickets are $5 for chamber members; $15 for non-members. Participants can pay at the door or in advance at...

  • The Reflections, one of the finest vocal groups of the 1960's pop and doo-wop era, will perform "Just Like Romeo and Juliet" and other hits on Friday, July 25, at American Legion Post 200, 11800 Michael, Taylor.

    "Romeo and Juliet" was The Reflections' first hit and went on to be a multi-million seller. They...

  • The seventh annual Masco Art in the Park Festival, scheduled for June 14-15 at Heritage Park, continues to impress as a venue for the visual and performing arts.

    Show hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 14, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15. Heritage Park is located at 12111 Pardee Road, between Goddard and Northline roads....

  • The ShowBiz Starz and the rock band Stale Crackers will present a Tim Kelly adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s  "The Jungle Book" at the Royal Majestic Theater at Trillium Academy of Taylor, 15740 Racho Road, between Eureka and Pennsylvania.

    The production is an interactive show, allowing the audience members to take part in the...

  • Registration for the Taylor Junior Football Club is scheduled for noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at the clubhouse in Papp Park on Wick Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads.

    Registration of football players and cheerleaders is done on a first-come, first-served basis. When teams are full, players are placed on a waiting list. If a...