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  • Two days of country music performed by big-name stars will highlight the Downriver area’s largest summer festival.

    Promoters of the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival announced that the legendary Charlie Daniels Band, Terri Clark and “American Idol’s” Josh Gracin will perform during the festival, scheduled for July 10-13 at Heritage Park....

  • The Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26. The cruise route will stretch along Telegraph Road (U.S. 24) from the City of Taylor north to Redford Township.

    This is the fourth year in a row for a Telegraph cruise in Taylor. Periodic updates on the cruise will be provided on the City of...

  • The second annual classic car show at the Democratic Club of Taylor will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 31. The club is located at 23400 Wick Road. The day will include music, food and fun. Registration of classic cars starts at 11 a.m. The registration fee is only $10. The first 30 cars that register receive dashboard plaques....

  • The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) will host “South of the Border,” an outdoor fundraising event, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 19. The evening, a celebration of DCA’s 30th anniversary, will include delicious food prepared by Angelina’s Mexican Restaurant, music, a raffle and a special anniversary cake dessert.

    “South of the...

  • Wayne County Sheriff Warren C. Evans invites the public to his 2008 Report to the Community from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 16 at the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District. The campus is located at 21000 Northline Road in Taylor.

    Topics will include Internet fraud and identification theft, child and senior safety,...

  • For the sixth straight year, the American Cancer Society is inviting all area residents who have been affected by cancer to participate in a community-wide celebration of life at the Relay for Life of Taylor May 31 and June 1 at Heritage Park.

    Relay for Life is the Cancer Society’s signature event that raises funds and awareness of...

  • The 40th annual golf outing hosted by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber is set for June 9 at Grosse Ile Golf and Country Club. Registration is set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A buffet lunch will be served on the patio from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The shotgun start will take place at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available on the course...

  • The mother of the only female Michigan solider killed in the war in Iraq will hold a bake sale to raise money for a memorial honoring four other soldiers.

    Taylor resident Paula Zasadny, the mother of the late Army Spc. Holly McGeogh, will hold a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Taylor Auto Glass, 20511 Ecorse Road.

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  • In advance of possible law that will outlaw smoking in public buildings, Skore Lanes will be smoke free on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the month of June.

    Fran Wood, event planner for Community Bowling Centers, said "We're trying to get ready for the new law that may be coming sooner than later."

    Skore Lanes is located...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor invites everyone to participate in the “Walk for Health” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, on the campus of the hospital, 10000 Telegraph Road. The event is part of the City of Taylor's 40th anniversary celebration. The fun and educational event will feature a leisurely walk...

  • 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...