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  • "Elements," featuring the creations of artist K. Carlton Johnson, John Albert Murphy and Dolores Slowinski and poems by Christine Monhollen, continues through April 4 at the Downriver Council for the Arts, 20904 Northline, Taylor.

    Johnson a minimalist painter from Lake Linden, explores issues of symbolic communication in her...

  • The City of Taylor is seeking qualified applicants for employment to create a two-year eligibility list for the position of Civilian Public Service Officer (cadet).

    Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, have good health and moral character, and have a good driving record and a valid Michigan Driver’...

  • The 11th annual Frostbite Open Golf Tournament will benefit the Penrickton Center for Blind Children, a nonprofit organization in Taylor that offers many services to blind, multidisabled children and their families.

    The tournament is set for March 24 at Fox Hills Golf & Banquet Center at 8768 North Territorial Road in Salem Township...

  • Many groups claim it, but few actually attain it. The Blackwood Gospel Family has proved it by performing to sold-out crowds across the country.

    Taking a break from performing at the Black Bear Jamboree Theater in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, the group's next stop is at New Life Metro Church at 20320 Superior Road in Taylor, starting at...

  • Keri Krakow said she wasn’t thinking about winning a new car in December, when she drove from her Taylor home to donate blood at the city’s former fire station.

    But for the next two years, Krakow will be driving a 2008 Mercury Mariner, complements of Metropolitan Lincoln-Mercury in Garden City.

    The dealership partnered with the...

  • WOW Internet Cable Phone has opened an office/payment center at 26035 Northline Road in Taylor. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays. The company's regional office remains in Madison Heights.

  • An open house will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, at St. Alfred Elementary School, 9540 Telegraph Road. The day includes the school's "living wax museum," a science fair, a tour of the school, an opportunity to meet the staff and information on scholarships and grants for the 2008-09 school year.

    During the...

  • SNOW EMERGENCY - 9:30 a.m. February 26, 2008

    A snow emergency has been declared in the City of Taylor. Parking on streets in the city is prohibited during a snow emergency so roads can be plowed and cleared.

    Neighborhoods will be plowed in conjunction with rubbish routes. Smaller trucks will clear the path of...

  • A puppet show and puppet-making workshop featuring master puppeteer Eugene Clark will be presented at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, February 23, at the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District, 21000 Northline Road.

    "Jo-Jo Fish and the Magic Pearl" will be sponsored by the Taylor-based Downriver Council for the Arts in...

  • Register now for the City of Taylor Parks and Recreation Weeklong Program, for children in grades two through six. The Theme of this year's winter break program is "Winter Blast," which will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, February 25, through Friday, February 29, at the Heritage Park Activities Building. Field...

  • Congressman John D. Dingell (D-MI 15) and other federal officials will join Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe for a close look at the city’s groundbreaking affordable home program starting at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, February 22.
     
    Congressman Dingell, Mayor Priebe and officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD...

  • Taylor Northwest Little League will hold a Texas Hold'em WSOP Satellite Tournament starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 22, at the Donovan Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall at 25620 Van Born Road (between Telegraph and Beech Daly roads) in Dearborn Heights. The tournament is open to "pre-pays" only. For details, call Sherry Green at (...

  • The demolition of several unsafe, unoccupied and abandoned structures in Taylor is being accomplished by the efforts of two City of Taylor departments: the Office of Economic and Development Services and the Department of Public Works (DPW).

    The DPW has done some of the recent demolition work, utilizing its own employees to save the city...

  • The Taylor Sportsplex will be a key site for Michigan Hockey Day, set for Saturday, February 16.

    The day’s activities include:

    • A high school hockey game featuring the Taylor Unified varsity team vs. New Boston Huron. Game time is 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 each, but all kids wearing a hockey jersey will be admitted free.  The...
  • The deadline for payment of 2007 Winter taxes has been extended from February 14 to February 29, 2008. The City Council approved the extension during its January 15 meeting.

    To avoid potentially long lines at the cashier's office at City Hall, taxpayers are urged to mail their payments or use the drop box outside the Pine Street...

  • Ventriloquist Brian Bozman and his pal CD will perform February 29 at American Legion Post 200 in an event to raise money for a new roof for the post. Show time is 7 p.m.

    Tickets are $15 each or two for $25. The price includes the entertainment, beer and set-ups. Fish dinners and other menu items will be available to order until 8:30 p.m...

  • Tickets are still available for the annual Daddy-Daughter Dances, scheduled for Saturday, February 9, at the William Ford Senior Activity Center, 6750 Troy.

    Two separate dances are scheduled: from 4 to 6 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m.

    The wonderful event for dads and their girls (kindergarten through sixth grade) is a Valentine-themed...

  • The eighth annual Putt Putt Golf Classic, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor, is scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, February 9, at Taylor Meadows Golf Club, 25360 Ecorse Road.

    The public is invited to play in the indoor event, which raises funds to support the Fish & Loaves Food Pantry and other charities and good community...

  • Music “In the Mix,” a free three-concert series scheduled for the first Wednesdays in February, March and April, will showcase three musical styles – classical, jazz and steel drums - in a chamber music setting.

    The series is presented by the Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) and Wayne County Community College District (WCCCD) and...

  • Registration for the Taylor North Central Little League is scheduled for six dates in February and March at the league clubhouse on Pardee Road at Newcastle, north of Ecorse Road:

    • Saturday, February 9, Noon to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, February 17, 1 to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday, February 23, Noon to 4 p.m.
    • Sunday, February...