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  • Former Colonial House/Best Value Inn is demolished

    The former Colonial House/Best Value Inn, which was destroyed by fire in March 2007, has been demolished. The vacant hotel and restaurant had been vacant since the fire. The owner, Rita LLC, is interested in redeveloping the site as a hotel/restaurant/commercial facility, but has not...

  • Taylor's Congressman, John D. Dingell, will be the featured speaker during the Legislative Forum presented by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber.

    The event is scheduled for Monday, January 14, 2008, at Crystal Gardens, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate.

    Registration and a pre-forum reception begin at 11 a.m. Lunch is served...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital is proud to announce the grand opening of the Oakwood Bone & Joint Institute - Skilled Rehabilitation Center, designed to provide physicians and their orthopedic patients with state-of-the-art, hospitality-driven sub-acute care.

    Additionally, Oakwood Heritage is excited to unveil a state-of-the-art pharmacy...

  • Reindeer Day scheduled for Sunday, December 16, at the Heritage Park Petting Farm in Taylor has been cancelled due to the hazardous weather in the area.

    Thank you to everyone that attended Reindeer Day on December 15. We hope the event can return to Taylor next year.

    We wish you and your family a happy holiday season.

  • 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 those living near a dead end or a...

  • One of the most attractive, interesting and creative drop-off points for the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program this holiday season was at the La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries at 22919 Eureka Road in Taylor.

    The display was described as "Currier and Ives with a military twist," by creator Linda Zochowski, an interior...

  • The Taylor Conservatory Foundation installed the first 200 engraved brick pavers at the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens site as part of the "One Step At A Time" brick paver fund-raising campaign.

    More than 20 volunteers were on hand to place the bricks inside the Conservatory Foundation Circle on November 10.

    "We...

  • Most people who see the uniformed officers patrolling Southland Center during the holiday shopping season don’t know they’re volunteers.

    But the shoppers, store employees and mall management agree that the members of the Taylor Auxiliary Police are making a difference at a time when they’re needed the most.

    The 55-member force...

  • The Treasurer's Office at Taylor City Hall will accept 2007 tax payments from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, to Friday, December 28.

    City Hall is located at 23555 Goddard Road. The collection lockbox on Pine Street outside of City Hall can also be used for submitting payments 24 hours per day. City Hall offices will not be...

  • City of Taylor Notice of Election

    Notice is hereby given that a Presidential Primary Election will be conducted in all voting precincts of the City of Taylor on Tuesday, January 15, 2008, for the purpose of voting for candidates seeking nomination to the office of President of the United States. Following is a list of...

  • Notice of the Last Day to Register

    Please take notice that a Presidential Primary Election will be held in the City of Taylor on Tuesday, January 15, 2008. Notice is further given that electors that wish to vote in the election must be registered to vote no later than December 17, 2007.

    Any person not already...

  • City of Taylor
    Notice of Application for Absent Voter Ballots

    Notice is hereby given that applications for absent voter ballots for the Presidential Primary Election to be held in the City of Taylor on Tuesday, January 15, 2008, are now available in the Office of the City Clerk, Taylor Municipal Building, 23555...

  • Only weeks after the Taylor Fire Department received three 12-lead EKG Phillips heart monitors from Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, the new technology has saved lives.

    “We have had four lives saved already using this equipment,” said Bob Tompos, Battalion Chief for the Taylor Fire Department EMS services. He said the three units...

  • Plenty of seasonal events and activities are scheduled in the City of Taylor:

     Santa’s Magic Forest
    When: Every weekend in December. Hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 7 p.m. Sundays.
    Where: Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road, in...

  • 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....