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  • Beginning in 2008, "Meet with the Mayor" night will move from Wednesday to Monday.

    The open house for residents to meet with Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe will be held monthly on the Monday before the first City Council meeting of the month. Hours are 6 to 8 p.m.

    Here is the schedule for 2008:

    Monday, January 2...

  • Due to the holiday on Monday, December 31, and Tuesday, January 1,  the Taylor City Council study session and council meeting will be held Wednesday, January 2, 2008. The study session will begin at 5:30  p.m. with the council meeting following at 7 p.m.

    Also, due to the Election on Tuesday, January 15, the study session and council...

  • Alken-Ziegler, a well-known Michigan manufacturing company, is bringing more than 100 new jobs to the City of Taylor in a corporate consolidation project.
     
    Rising transportation costs have led the company to formulate a plan for reducing its Kalkaska operation and expanding the Detroit area operation.  Machinery and employee...

  • The Taylor Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, December 27, at the former main fire station 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...

  • The annual Taylor Community Chorus Christmas Concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, December 8, at Hoover Middle School, 27101 Beverly. Last year’s Christmas shows drew standing-room-only crowds. Since then, the chorus has grown to more than 30 members. Tickets are only $5; $3 for children 12 and under. For more information call Director Mark...

  • The staff at the Heritage Park Petting Farm is busy making preparations for the annual visit by Santa Claus and a few of his favorite reindeer on the weekend of December 15 and 16.

    Visitors to the farm can experience the magic of meeting real reindeer and seeing them up close at the farm, located at 12803 Pardee Road at Northline Road....

  • Fourteen months ago, Taylor Exemplar Academy first opened its doors to 290 K-5 students. Today, nearly 500 students attend the Goddard Road school, which will add a grade each year up to the eighth grade.

    “Rich in its diversity, the school creates an atmosphere of high academic expectations to prepare students for success in high school...

  • Winter 2007 tax bills have been posted on the City of Taylor Web site, www.cityoftaylor.com/taxbill.

    Property owners can see 2007 tax information by entering the address of the home or business and by selecting the Winter tax period.

    Taxpayers should notice the Winter bill will be less than last year,...

  • Wayne County Community College District’s (WCCCD) Continuing Education Division presents "Empty Bowls, an international effort to feed the hungry, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2007, at the Taylor Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall, 11590 Pine Street, Taylor.

    The event is open to the general public. Participants will have an...

  • To receive information on the recently purchased HUD-foreclosed homes (Taylor Cares Program), please call (734) 374-8776 and leave your first and last name, complete address and phone number. We will mail you a letter with the details and information on this program. Please do not call more than one time.

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  • With the start of each new school year comes the annual appointment of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council in the City of Taylor.

    Mayor Cameron G. Priebe’s council expanded to 15 members this year due to the increased interest in participating by students at Harry S. Truman and John F. Kennedy High Schools.

    The members were...

  • Time to say ‘good-bye’

    Two Taylor churches prepare to close, merge as one: Our Lady of the Angels

    By Donna Abramczyk
    The News-Herald

    November 18, 2007

    This weekend will mark the end of an era for two Catholic churches that have served parishioners in Taylor for more...

  • The Piper's Holiday Concert to benefit the Penrickton Center for Blind Children in Taylor is set for 7:30 p.m. December 1 at the Ford Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn. Jazz flutist Alexander Zonjic and Friends, the Barbara Ogar Children's Flute Choir and jazz vocalist Maysa will perform. Tickets are $25 and $35....

  • The City of Taylor, the Department of Senior Services and the many seniors who are regular participants in activities through the William Ford Senior Activity Center say "thank you" to the members of the community, elected officials and city employees that attended the November 16 spaghetti dinner fund-raiser at the Ford Center.

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  • Taylor police Officer Meggan Kantz knew it would take months of rigorous training to prepare for her first Ironman Triathlon competition in Madison, Wisc.

    And she understood she faced a long, challenging day to complete a 2.4-mile swim followed by a 112-mile bicycle race followed by a marathon run of 26.2 miles.

    What Kantz didn’t...

  • Charter One, Kroger and Gleaners Community Food Bank will join together to kick off "Carving Out Hunger and Hunger Knows No Season" from 8 to 10 a.m. Monday, November 19, at the Taylor Kroger store at 7000 Monroe.

    Together - with the community’s help – hungry people will be nourished this holiday season in Southeast Michigan....

  • Local officials were on hand November 7 at the Taylor Town Trade Center, 22525 Ecorse Road, for the kick-off drive and anniversary celebration of the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program.

    This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Marines' Toys for Tots campaign. In 2006, Toys for Tots delivered more than 19.2 million toys...

  • Rubbish pick-up will be one day late after Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Also, compost pick-up will end for the year on Friday, November 30, and will not resume until March 2008. Christmas trees are considered rubbish and will be picked up for two weeks after Christmas. There will not be a compost truck running at that time. For more...

  • The sites and dates for the eight World Series tournaments in Little League baseball and softball have been approved by the Little League International Board of Directors – and Taylor will host the Junior League World Series of baseball for the 28th straight year.

    Stephen D. Keener, president and chief executive officer of Little League...

  • The Taylor Fire Department has received three 12-lead EKG Phillips heart monitors from Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center’s cardiology and emergency medicine departments.

    Through the leadership of Arthur Riba, MD, medical director, Cardiac Care Units, and Lori Stallings, RN, director of Emergency Services, the monitors were purchased...