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  • A Taylor Board of Education Candidate Forum is set for 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 25 in the Ray Mix Multipurpose Room at Wayne County Community College District's Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Road.

    The forum is presented by the Taylor Parents for School Awareness and the League of Women Voters of Northwest Wayne County, which will...

  • A free "Wildflower Ramble," presented by the Taylor Conservatory Foundation, is scheduled for 10 a.m. to Noon Saturday, April 28, at Heritage Park, 12803 Pardee Road.

    Celebrate spring during a leisurely stroll through the Heritage Park wooded area to identify local wildflowers.

    The group will meet at the east baseball...

  • The Taylor Conservatory Foundation will host "Good to Grow" from 6 to 8 p.m. April 24 at the Heritage Park Petting Farm, 12803 Pardee Road. The free informal event will include an update on the progress of the construction of the Taylor Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, located next to the farm, plus the foundation's plans....

  • More than 2,000 players, coaches and family members from all four Taylor Little Leagues will participate in the second annual Little League Day Parade, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 21.

    The parade starts on Superior Parkway at Pardee Road and travels west to the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Thousands of residents and...

  • Sgt. Paul Beaven, a four-year volunteer with the Taylor Auxiliary Police – is the 2006 Auxiliary Officer of the Year.

    Beaven was honored during the auxiliary’s annual dinner dance held in March at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Taylor.

    Auxiliary Chief Larry Domski said Beaven was recognized for giving more than 900 volunteer...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor was praised during the April 17 Taylor City Council meeting for donating a new all-terrain vehicle to the Fire Department for emergency uses. The city's elected officials presented Rotarians with a proclamation and a certificate of appreciation. The text of the proclamation follows:

    CITY OF TAYLOR
    ...

  • The Taylor Community Chorus will present its annual Spring Concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20, at Hoover Middle School, 27101 Beverly Road.

    Admission is $5.

    The chorus welcomes new members throughout the year. The group practices from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays in the Hoover chorus room.

    For more information, call (313) 291-7893.

  • The 177th Military Police Brigade, Michigan Army National Guard in Taylor, hosted a deployment ceremony April 14 for nearly 90 guardsmen from the 177th who will deploy next month in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    Ad “advance party” of 29 members departed during the early morning hours of April 15 for Fort Bliss, Texas, where the...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor has raised $6,300 to support the Family Readiness Group of the Taylor-based 177th Military Police Brigade of the Michigan Army National Guard in Taylor. The funds were raised during the...

  • Heritage Park in Taylor is the site for the ninth annual Downriver Kidney Walk on Saturday, May 5.  The festivities begin with registration at 9 a.m. and the walk following at 10 a.m.

    Food, music and children’s activities will all be part of the fun-filled morning.

    The goals of the Kidney Walk are to increase awareness of chronic...

  • CHICAGO (Apr. 13, 2007) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has notified Environmental Disposal Systems of Birmingham, Mich., that it intends to terminate federal permits allowing the injection of hazardous waste into two underground disposal wells at a facility in Romulus.

    Since 2005, the company had been accepting a variety...

  • Hundreds of animal lovers are expected to visit the Heritage Park Petting Farm from Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 28, for the fifth annual “Celebrate Spring” event.

    Visitors can shed their winter coats and stop by the farm to see sheep-shearing demonstrations performed throughout the day by third-generation shearer Deb Caryl of Davison...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor has introduced a new GE Lightspeed VCT imaging system, which can scan an entire body in just 10 seconds.

    The new equipment debuted during an open house April 10.

    The LightSpeed VCT is an innovative way for physicians to obtain the information they need to diagnose disease and life-threatening...

  • Rick Sollars, a lifelong Taylor resident, has been appointed to the City Council.

    Sollars was appointed April 3 by other council members to fill a vacancy created by the February 20 retirement of Councilman Greg Bzura.

    Sollars, the owner of multiple manufacturing companies, is a 1992 graduate of Taylor Center High School. He...

  • A rummage and craft sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at Apostolic Faith Temple.

    Organizers are renting tables for $10 each. Crafters are welcome. Please contact Sue Dunlap for more information at (313) 806-0533 or (313) 291-8080.

    The church is located at 9701 Mortenview, between Wick and Goddard roads....

  • New York-based Adspace Networks Inc., owner of the largest in-mall digital advertising network in the country, has expanded its Adspace Mall Network to include the Southland Center in Taylor, Lakeside in Sterling Heights and Laurel Park Place in Livonia.

    The Adspace Mall Network is a national network of digital displays called "...

  • The Spring Ballet Performance of Taylor-based Ballet Americana is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Flat Rock Community Auditorium, 28100 Aspen Drive.

    Ballet Americana – a Mid-States Regional Dance America Company – will present “Swan Lake Selections,” “Salute” and “Sunset Gathering.”

    Tickets, which are $12, can be...

  • The John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1987 will hold a 20-year reunion on July 20. For more information, call Rene at hartott@comcast.net or Marie at mak1415@comcast.net.

  • The fifth annual Taylor School District Family Enrichment Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at John F. Kennedy High School, just south of Northline Road and east of Telegraph Road. To learn more about the fair and some of the exciting things that will be happening, visit the Family Enrichment Fair web site:...

  • An indoor soccer game between Taylor police officers and firefighters will raise money for the new Fish & Loaves food pantry in the city.

    The soccer game is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The game will take place in the National City Arena.

    Tickets are $5, with all...