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  • SNOW EMERGENCY

    Please be advised the City of Taylor has declared a snow emergency in effect until 3 pm Thursday. 

    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...

  • The 2008 Junior Nationals and Michigan State Powerlifting Championships are scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road.

    The event is promoted by the American Powerlifting Federation (APF) and American Amateur Powerlifting Federation (AAPF) and will feature about 80 lifters – “the...

  • 2007 taxes are now delinquent. Real property taxes are now payable only to the Wayne County Treasurer, 400 Monroe, 5th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226. For more information, call (313) 224-5990 or visit www.treasurer.waynecounty.com.

    Personal property taxes, although delinquent, are still...

  • Taylor teen bands, ages 13 - 21, have until March 26 to submit an entry form to the Taylor Parks and Recreation Office for a chance to compete in the Battle of the Bands that will take place on April 25 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road. Area music fans are invited to cheer for their favorite Taylor-based local band from...

  • The Gratitude Steel Band will perform in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Ray Mix Room at the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District, 21000 Northline Road, Taylor.

    The performance was rescheduled from March 5, when it was cancelled due to weather conditions.

    The concert is part of a free...

  • Skore Lanes in Taylor will host a series events through the month of June. For more information, call (313) 291-6220.
     
    FUN EVENT:

    Spring Break All Night Lock-In
    From 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 6 to 7 a.m. Monday, April 7
    Admission $18.95
    Teens Ages 8-13 (strictly enforced)
    ...

  • Taylor Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 123 is proud to announce its sponsorship of a college scholarship for students from Truman and Kennedy high schools for the fifth straight year.

    The award was named the Holly McGeogh Memorial Scholarship in honor of Army Specialist Holly McGeogh, a 2002 Truman High School graduate who was...

  • A Taylor woman has launched the first and only content-driven digital magazine for work-at-home parents. theWAHMmagazine, a bi-monthly publication, is presented in a dynamic, interactive digital platform delivered by the technology of Zmags, a Denmark-based company that specializes in digital media.

    The digital platform makes...

  • Streamlining government, stabilizing neighborhoods, solving social problems and improving the quality of life for City of Taylor residents were highlights of city progress outlined by Mayor Cameron Priebe at his State of the City Address presented March 6.

    Mayor Priebe spoke to a sold-out crowd at a special meeting of the Taylor Rotary,...

  • The U.S. Post Office in Taylor is expanding for customer convenience. Beginning this spring, there will be three new locations featuring full-service stations with extended hours for purchasing stamps and mailing packages:
     
    Dominick’s Market
    12970 Beech Daly Road
    8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday
    Noon to 7 p.m. Sunday...

  • The “2008 Friends 1K MS Walk,” which raises money for the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, is set for the morning of Saturday, June 21, at Heritage Park.

    Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10 a.m. in the east section of the park near the baseball fields. Participants can register in advance on line at...

  • The Greyhound Event of Michigan is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The event is a great day of seminars, shopping, socializing and fun. There will be games, vendors, a live auction, silent auction and raffle items. All proceeds will be used to support efforts to place retired...

  • Children in grades two through six enjoyed their winter break from school by participating in the City of Taylor's Weeklong Program held February 25-29 at the Heritage Park Activities Building.

    The Theme of this year's program was "Winter Blast." Field trips included ice skating at Campus Martius Park in Detroit,...

  • Taylor-based Arrow Uniform, founded in 1937, one of America’s largest family-owned uniform companies, continues to expand its headquarters’ operation in Michigan, despite the declining economy.

    “As a family owned business, Arrow is excited to announce that we have increased our work force and operations in Michigan,” Vice President of...

  • Taylor Lanes is one of 11 area bowling centers hosting the Motor City Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for job creation and worker training. The event, offered by Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, includes an appearance by WYCD-FM (99.5) radio personality Dr. Don Carpenter from 1 to 3 p.m. March 29. The minimum cost per team is $150. Each team...

  • Taylor residents are invited to participate in a household hazardous waste collection from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the Downriver Community Conference, 15100 Northline Road, Southgate. The collection is sponsored by the Wayne County Department of Environment.

    Examples of acceptable items include:
    ●...

  • I-75 in Taylor will be part of maintenance work and sign upgrading along 13 miles of the freeway between Sibley Road (Exit 34) and Clark Street (Exit 47). The work will entail single- and double-lane closures from April through November 2008. Ramp closures will be intermittent and very minimal. All ramp closures will have posted detours. For...

  • The first-ever Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber mixer at Famous Dave’s in Taylor is set for 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19. Famous Dave’s is located at 23811 Eureka Road. There will be $1 draft beers and a free appetizer buffet.

  • Visit the Heritage Park Petting Farm and have your photo taken with a live bunny and the Easter Bunny. Rosecrans Picture Perfect Photography will take the keepsake photos at the farm from noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, March 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23. The photos were available just one day last year. The photo opportunity was so popular...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System physicians and nurses will be featured in a new radio program, "Champions of Care," beginning Sunday, March 9.

    This one-hour weekly radio program will highlight the work of accomplished Oakwood physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals through stories of compassionate care, physician...