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Posted on: September 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Mid-Michigan counties downgraded to medium risk

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All mid-Michigan counties have been downgraded to a medium risk level for coronavirus spread after more than a month in the high risk category. This and more in the Wayne County Report for September 25, 2020.

The state unveiled a revamped MI Safe Start col...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: New effort tracks school cases nationwide

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A new national effort asks K-12 schools to voluntarily – and anonymously – report their confirmed and suspected coronavirus cases, along with the safety strategies they’re using. That and more in the Wayne County Report for S...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Taylor Community Library releases new mobile app

Taylor Community Library is making it even easier to use the library from home with their new mobile app. Your favorite books, movies, and more are only a tap away.

The app allows users to:

  • Find and reserve items from over 60 different area libraries
  • Renew i...
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Posted on: September 22, 2020

City receives $1.64M in pandemic-related funds from state

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The City of Taylor has been awarded $1.64M in funding under two different programs related to the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.

The City requested just over $3M from the Treasury Department of the State of Michigan and received $1.5M last Friday as part of ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

With many students are home, railroad safety should be a key topic

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Railroad safety is important year round, and the week of September 21-27 has been designated rail safety week.

According to Operation Lifesaver, “The goal of Rail Safety Week is to raise awareness of the need for rail safety education and empower...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

'Nine and Dine' now available at Lakes of Taylor

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Looking for a good deal on golf and dinner? Play nine holes at the Lakes of Taylor with a cart and have dinner afterward in the Lake House Bar & Grille for just $32 per player. This great deal is available Mondays through Fridays with tee times starti...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

'Gateway' project moves forward along Eureka Road

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Taylor’s Tax Increment Finance Authority on Tuesday, September 8, unanimously approved the “Gateway” portion of the Eureka Road Corridor Improvement Plan, beginning Phase One of the joint effort between the City of Taylor, TI...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Police seek suspect in shooting

WANTED MARK ANTHONY LANE

Taylor Police are seeking Mark Anthony Lane III, approximately 20, in connection with a September 9 shooting at the Century Square Apartments in the area of Northline and Racho roads.

The incident took place at approximately 11:25 p.m. According to reports...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

City opens Phase 2 of small business relaunch grant program

The City of Taylor is opening Phase 2 of its “Taylor Together: Small Business Relaunch Grant Program.” This program aids the business community in overcoming the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic. The Community Develop...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Kroger to offer flu, shingles and pneumonia shots at Taylor Made Market

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The Kroger Pharmacy staff will be offering flu, shingles and pneumonia shots from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, September 25, at the Taylor Made Market inside the Sheridan Center Open Air Pavilion in Heritage Park. The center is located at 12111 Pardee Roa...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Summer tax bills being mailed July 7; payment options offered

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Treasurer Michelle Tocco has announced that summer tax bills will be mailed to residents beginning July 7.

 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the City of Taylor has updated our summer tax bill payment options:

1. By Mail: Please use the return ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

'Cool Drive!' keeps you refreshed on the golf range

2020 Drive Cool!

The Lakes of Taylor and its restaurant, the Lake House Bar & Grille, is rolling out specials to make your next visit that much more sweet.

The newest program is “Cool Drive!” It offers three different practice range specials. Player...

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

Recreation Center scheduled to reopen Friday, September 11, with restrictions

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The Taylor Recreation Center (22805 Goddard), which has been closed to the public since the COVID-19 pandemic started, will reopen at 7 a.m. Friday, September 11, with restrictions.

To allow proper time to sanitize the facility the new hours are:

  • Mondays-Fr...
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Posted on: August 25, 2020

State begins campaign to increase flu vaccinations this fall

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced it is launching a statewide media campaign encouraging Michiganders to get their flu vaccine this fall and help prevent an outbreak of a second communicable disease that – with COVID...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Lake House Bar & Grille adds new 'loyalty program'

LH BAR AND GRILLE LOYALTY PROGRAM

The Lake House Bar & Grille is unveiling a new "Loyalty Program" that puts rewards right back in the customer’s pocket!

Starting this weekend, stop at the restaurant, located inside the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course clubhouse on North...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

DTE steps up street light improvement program

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DTE has restarted replacing all street lights in the City of Taylor with LED versions, changing out the old high-pressure sodium fixtures. This continues the program and enhances the efforts that the company and the City have already had in place for seve...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Company painting addresses on curbs is not approved by the City

REFLECTIVE CURB ADDRESS

A company currently soliciting homeowners to paint "reflective home addresses" on curbs throughout the community has nothing to do with the City of Taylor.

The organization appears to be going door-to-door selling the service for various prices (...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Unofficial results of the August 4, 2020, elections

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These are the unofficial results of the August 4, 2020, elections in the City of Taylor. A little over 24 percent of registered voters cast ballots.

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Good to Great Neighborhood Program moves into three new areas

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Taylor’s Good to Great Neighborhood Program will be moving into three new areas on Monday, July 13.

The new areas are:

  • Area #16 includes the Taylor Parks Elementary School neighborhood between Pelham, Ecorse, Monroe and the railroad tracks cutting...
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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Animal shelter reopens licensing program

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The Taylor Animal Shelter, 25555 Northline Road between Telegraph and Beech Daly, is reopening its pet licensing program from 9-11 a.m. each Thursday beginning on July 9, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 11.

The shelter will be licensing every T...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Governor tightens mask-wearing requirements in Michigan

GOVERNOR WHITMER

Governor Gretchen Whitmer today (July 10) tightened mask-wearing requirements in the State of Michigan, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

A new executive order:

  • Requires any business that is open to the public to refuse entry or service to people who refuse to ...
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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Emergency ordinance streamlines outdoor business expansion

OUTDOOR DINING

The City of Taylor has created and approved an emergency ordinance streamlining a business’s ability to expand use of outdoor property, events, signage and other activities related to governmental restrictions due to the ongoing global COVID-19 ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Taylor Made Market opens TODAY inside Sheridan Center

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The all-new Taylor Made Market is now open for the 2020 season, beginning on July 10. It will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Friday inside the Sheridan Center Open Air Pavilion in Heritage Park Entry and parking free. Mask-wearing encouraged and soci...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Governor's EO reopens gyms and indoors pools with restrictions

GOVERNOR WHITMER

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced today (September 3, 2020) that gyms and indoor pools will be allowed to reopen on a limited basis, beginning Wednesday, September 9, 2020. She also allowed organized sports to resume, although she cautioned against contact ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: College report supports governor's response to virus

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A report released by the Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team shows that the actions Governor Gretchen Whitmer took to protect Michigan families from the spread of COVID-19 have significantly lowered the number of cases and deaths that would have occur...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: States note increase in cases

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More than half of the states are reporting a rise in coronavirus cases. The climb comes after many states had seen case numbers decline following a summer resurgence of infections. That and more in the Wayne County Report for September 22, 2020.

Among the ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Studies say long airline flights problematic during this pandemic

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Two new international studies strongly suggest that COVID-19 is transmissible on long-haul airline flights. That and more in the Wayne County Report for September 21, 2020.

The first study traced 217 passengers and crew members from a Vietnam Airline fligh...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cases in Europe surge; Canadian border remains closed

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that coronavirus cases are surging alarmingly in Europe, as a “very serious situation” unfolds across the continent, according to the Wayne County Report for September 18, 2020.

As COVID-19...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: City goes over 1,000-mark; free drive-through testing at TSX

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Yesterday (Tuesday, September 15, 2020) Taylor went over the 1,000-mark in total confirmed cases of COVID-19 this year. It reported four cases, to up its total to 1,002. No new deaths were reported. Here are the complete countywide totals.

Residents should...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Two new neighborhood testing sites open in Michigan

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is opening two additional Neighborhood Testing Sites, one in Detroit and one in Muskegon, bringing the total number of community testing sites to 19. That and more in today’s Wayne County Repo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Vaccine trial restarts after being halted

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The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc have restarted a United Kingdom trial of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine after it was halted over concerns about a participant who fell ill. That and more in the Wayne County Report for September 14, 2020.

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Two potential vaccines proceed to next phase of tests

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Pfizer and BioNTech announced data from preclinical studies of their COVID-19 vaccine. Their vaccine was shown to effectively prevent COVID-19 infection in non-human primates. This and more in today’s Wayne County Report for September 11, 2020.

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Posted on: September 9, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Flu vaccine takes on urgency; AstraZeneca pauses global trial

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With the COVID-19 pandemic still spreading rapidly around the globe, distributing the flu vaccine takes on new urgency, according to medical experts. This and more in the Wayne County Report for September 9, 2020.

"Since hospitals and doctors&rsqu...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Wayne State sets up benchmarks related to virus

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As the majority of public universities began the fall semester classes this past week amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Wayne State University had developed a plan with specific benchmarks about when to take action to contain any potential spread of the virus. ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Dr. Birx visits state, offers Labor Day warning

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White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx visited Michigan this week to discuss the state’s response to COVID-19. That and more in the Wayne County Report for September 4, 2020.

Dr. Birx met with Governor Gretchen Whitmer to...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: New lending program, school tracking and local hospital care data highlighted

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Huntington Bancshares Inc. and Governor Whitmer announced a $5 billion, five-year lending, investment and philanthropic commitment to help improve financial opportunities for Michigan businesses, consumers and communities. That and more in today&rsquo...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Are you interested in testing a vaccine?

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Michigan Medicine announced that it will partner with the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca in a Phase 3 clinical trial to test its COVID-19 vaccine. That and more in today’s Wayne County Report for September 2, 2020.

The goal will be to recruit...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: United States passes 6 million cases, although number could be much greater

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Just three weeks after surpassing 5 million COVID-19 cases, the U.S. quietly rolled past 6 million cases within the past week. The actual number of infections is projected to be far greater. That and more in the Wayne County Report for September 1, 2020.

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Nevada man reinfected with the virus, a U.S. first

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Researchers for the first time have identified someone in the United States who was reinfected with COVID-19, according to a study. The report describes a 25-year-old man living in Reno, Nevada, who tested positive for the virus in April after showing mil...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: New Ann Arbor ordinance limits social gatherings

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According to the Wayne County Report for August 28, 2020, with more students headed back to Ann Arbor, an emergency ordinance has been put in place to minimize the spread of COVID-19.

On August 24, the Ann Arbor City Council unanimously passed the temporar...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Report claims Trump administration forced testing changes

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A sudden change in federal guidelines on testing for COVID-19 came this week as a result of pressure from the upper ranks of the Trump administration, as informed by a federal health official close to the process. That and more in the Wayne County Report ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Florida judge slaps down in-person school reopening demand

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From the Wayne County Report for August 26, 2020: A Florida judge on Monday blocked the state’s requirement that all brick-and-mortar public schools must offer in-class education by August 31.

In his temporary injunction, Judge Charles Dodson sai...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Hong Kong man is first to become infected for the second time

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A man in Hong Kong has become the first confirmed patient to be infected with COVID-19 a second time, according to researchers at the University of Hong Kong. That and more in today’s Wayne County Report for August 25, 2020.

The finding suggests ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Dr. Fauci warns of lingering abnormalities in youths who become infected

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In the Wayne County Report for August 24, 2020: During an American Society for Microbiology briefing last week, Dr. Anthony Fauci mentioned several concerns about young people who acquire COVID-19.

“In individuals who are young and otherwise heal...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Dr. Fauci warns that America must 'take control' of COVID

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In the Wayne County Report for August 21, 2020, Director for the National Institute of Allegy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci was very direct about the COVID-19 pandemic in America. “The United States needs to get control of COVID-19 a...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Focus continues on schools

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As the fall approaches, school information continues to dominate the news in relation to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Today, the news offers comparisons to the 1918 influenza pandemic and Utah teachers resigning at record levels.

According to the Augus...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: MSU, others faces back-to-campus problems

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Michigan State University will move all undergraduate instruction online for the fall semester amid the COVID-19 pandemic, dropping initial plans to offer some in-person classes. Other universities had similar issues – North Carolina canceled in...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: State House approves back-to-school deal

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The Michigan House has approved a return-to-school deal that was reached Friday by the governor and legislative leadership just ahead of Saturday’s special Senate session. That and more in today’s Wayne County Report for August 18, 202...

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Posted on: August 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Masks being provided to most vulnerable

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Four million free masks are being provided to Michigan residents who are most vulnerable to COVID-19 through a partnership involving the state, Ford Motor Company and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), according to the Wayne County Report for...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Good news about vaccine candidate; bad news about worldwide spread

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Good news and bad news in the Wayne County Report for August 13, 2020. Bad news shows that the worldwide spread of COVID-19 doubled in just the past six weeks, a horrible trend led by the United States, India and Brazil. On the good news front, t...

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Report shows 90 percent increase in childhood infections

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There has been a 90 percent increase in the number of COVID-19 cases among children in the United States over the last four weeks, according to a new analysis by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association that wil...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: More school-related news, both locally and internationally

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There is more school-related news in the Wayne County Report for August 11, 2020, both on the local and international fronts.

During the first few months of the pandemic, Israel was praised for its response to COVID-19, but after the country reope...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Education-related news dominates latest report

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Education-related COVID-19 news dominates the Wayne County Report for August 10, 2020, and none of it is good.

A Mississippi teacher who was under self-quarantine with symptoms died this week — stoking fears that the district could see an outbrea...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: New order requires face coverings in child-care centers and camps

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Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-164 which requires face coverings to be worn in all child-care centers and camps. Michigan has seen COVID-19 outbreaks at these locations, adding to the mounting evidence that children can contract and...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Oakland, Livingston and Genesee see spikes

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According to the Wayne County Report for August 6, 2020, more than 100 teens in three southeastern Michigan counties have tested positive for COVID-19 since mid-July, and health officials believe at least a half-dozen large indoor and outdoor gatherings i...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: South Lyon spike attributed to parties (including countywide totals)

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An increase in COVID-19 cases near South Lyon can be attributed to graduation and prom parties, health officials said Monday. Fifty residents of the 48178 ZIP code, which covers the city, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 30 days -- a rate of ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Georgia camp shows disease spread quickly through children

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A report on how COVID-19 cases spread rapidly through a summer camp in Georgia suggests children transmit the virus very well. Nearly 600 young campers and counselors attended the camp in late June, and of the 344 who were tested for COVID-19, 76 percent ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

2020 Taylor Festival rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend

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The City of Taylor and promoter 360 Event Productions are doing everything possible to save this year’s community festival, which has been postponed from late June to Labor Day Weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rock legend Dennis DeYoung and ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Heritage Park Petting Farm reopens Friday, June 19

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The Heritage Park Petting Farm, closed for months during the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, is opening to the public tomorrow, Friday, June 19. The farm will be open all weekend from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (final admission). Regular hours will continue on Tue...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Taylor Community Library reopens curbside service

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The Taylor Community Library (12303 Pardee Road) has reopened for curbside service. The service will be offered Mondays-Thursdays (10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-6 p.m.) and Fridays-Saturdays (10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.).Curbside service is as easy as counting to ...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Treasurer offers various ways to pay summer tax bills

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the City of Taylor has updated our summer tax bill payment options:

1. By Mail: Please use the return envelope provided during the billing process, mail at least 10 days prior to the due date, include your payment coupon and pu...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Northwest Pool opens with specific guidelines

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Taylor Northwest Park Pool opens today and will remain open for the summer from noon-7 p.m. each day of the week. First and foremost, the Taylor Recreation staff hopes that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. We have received questions from the ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Two new COVID-19 testing sites opening, including one in Taylor

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Walmart will continue its commitment to providing testing to Wayne County with two new COVID-19 testing locations, including one in Taylor.

On Friday, May 15, a testing site will open at the Taylor Walmart location at 7555 Telegraph Road. See detailed info...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

2020 Armed Forces Day special video presentation

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Saturday, May 16, is the celebration of the 2020 Armed Forces Day across the country. This is a special time to honor those serving in our military around the world.

Usually, the City of Taylor and the Taylor Veterans Museum present the local celebration a...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Wayne County's Daily Report for June 1, 2020

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The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) within the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) launched a new online COVID-19 Workplace Safety site – the site provides guidance and a toolkit of resources to kee...

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

Taylor Golf now allowing for motorized cart usage

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Taylor Golf is now allowing for the use of motorized carts on both its courses. Right now we are allowing single riders in the carts, unless the players are from the same household.

Golfers were able to use carts at both the Lakes of Taylor and Taylor Mead...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Wayne County's Daily Report for May 28, 2020

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With efforts to re-engage Michigan’s economy underway through recent executive orders signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, the Pure Michigan Business Connect program through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation has developed a portal sp...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Good to Great Neighborhood Program kicks off third year May 11

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The third year of the Good to Great Neighborhood Program will kick off on Monday, May 11, in the area between Beech Daly, Ecorse and the I-94 freeway. These neighborhood is the first of seven different portions of the City scheduled for G2G work in 2020.&...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

40th Junior League World Series canceled due to global pandemic

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The 2020 Junior League Baseball World Series has been canceled due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

The World Series for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old players from around the globe had been scheduled for its 40th consecutive year in August 2020 ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Lawn cutting is considered essential under the Governor's orders

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The City of Taylor has received many calls concerning lawn maintenance.

Under the Governors executive order, lawn cutting is necessary for the health and safety of each household. Neglecting grass cutting can result in serious health concerns such as incre...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

City approves 2020-21 budget

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The City of Taylor budget for fiscal 2020-21 was approved by a unanimous 7-0 vote of City Council on Tuesday, April 21. Mayor Rick Sollars’ new budget will add nearly $150,000 to the general fund balance (or rainy day fund), which is estimated a...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Beaumont Health launches nation’s largest serological testing study for COVID-19 antibodies

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Beaumont Health’s Research Institute is launching America’s largest serological testing study to help answer many questions surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and potentially help treat patients battling the virus.

Serological blood tes...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

COVID-19: If you want to donate, do so directly to Beaumont Health

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The City of Taylor is encouraging local businesses, organizations and individuals to donate any personal protective equipment, or funding for such things, directly to Beaumont Health. This announcement comes after Mayor Rick Sollars’ office has ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Fish & Loaves seeks donations

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Downriver Fish & Loaves Food Pantry volunteers are answering each call to secure a basic necessity food. They are doing this for neighbors in need. Fish & Loaves has moved forward to successfully provide drive-up-only services to distribute food t...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 1,012 additional cases, 52 more deaths

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Michigan has 6,498 total coronavirus cases, the Department of Health and Human Services reported today, with 52 more deaths, bringing the statewide total to 184. This was reported just after 3 p.m. Monday, March 30, by the Gongwer News Service.

The state r...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Taylor first-responders scheduled to receive 1,500 protective face shields

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Thanks to the quick work of a Ford Motor Co. task force, first-responders in the City are scheduled to receive 1,500 protective face shields on Tuesday, March 31.

Taylor is just one of many cities receiving the protective gear as part of the battle against...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan Small Business Relief Grant available this week

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Wayne County has partnered with the Detroit Economic Development Corporation (DEGC) to provide the Michigan Small Business Relief Grant during the COVID-19 crisis. Applications for this loan will be available on the DEGC web site no later than Wednesday, ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Taylor steps up to help those in need

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Good communities are made up of residents who step up when times are tough. And there’s been a lot of stepping up recently in Taylor.

Restaurants like Bierkeller Tavern, Malek Al Kabob and Red Robin (Southgate) have all volunteered their services...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City continues work on water mains in northwest Taylor

Water and Sewer Logo that reads, "Water at your service."

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post has been revised again. The State of Michigan has cleared  this work as "essential services" and it will continue as originally scheduled. Sorry for any confusion.

The City of Taylor will continue worki...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Taylor Police welcomes new "Online Citizens Police Reporting System"

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Taylor Police announced today a system that allows people to submit a report online about an incident that has occurred. 

This online system IS NOT for emergencies – always call 9-1-1.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Beaumont continues outreach in many forms

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Beaumont Health continues its outreach during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is an overview of how it is responding to this ever-changing situation:

Daily COVID-19 test and admission statistics: In an effort to share COVID-19 testing and admissions informatio...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

SPECIAL BULLETIN: Police and fire chiefs discuss COVID-19 pandemic

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Police Chief John Blair and Fire Chief Stephen Portis discuss the current COVID-19 pandemic in a short video.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Take simple steps to maintain plumbing systems

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The City of Taylor and SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, encourages you to share an important message about toilet paper (yes, toilet paper).

With schools shut down and businesses closed or offering limited services to prevent the spre...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: District court clarifies procedures

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In the wake of the Declaration of Emergency by Governor Whitmer and the President of the United States regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, until further notice, the 23rd District Court will operate as follows:

  1. All Jury trials are canceled. Court wi...
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Southland Mall reduces hours

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Beginning this week Southland Center will operate between noon and 7 p.m. every day except for Sunday, when the hours will be noon to 6 p.m. This is due to the COVID-19 crisis. Please check the hours on the mall website for the most up-to-date information...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Taylor Meijer seeking temporary employees

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The Taylor Meijer is immediately seeking temporary employees during the COVID-19 crisis, which has put a lot of pressure on the retail stores across America. The store is seeking 20 to 30 employees for a limited period of time, mainly to stock shelves (bu...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Building Department rental inspections to be delayed

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The Building Department will not be inspecting rentals for at least two weeks due the COVID-19 crisis, but all other inspections will be completed. The Customer Service Center will not be accepting non-emergency appointments that require going into reside...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Unofficial results show Taylor voted for Biden, Trump and DIA millage

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Unofficial March 10 (2020) vote totals for the Michigan Presidential Primary showed Democrat and former Vice President Joseph Biden, Republican President Donald Trump and the millage question for the Wayne County Art Institute Authority as the big winners...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF STYX, along with DYLAN SCOTT, to highlight summer fest concerts

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The 2020 edition of the Taylor Summer Festival (June 25-28) will be a little bit country, and a little bit rock and roll, thanks to the additions of rock legend DENNIS DEYOUNG AND THE MUSIC OF STYX and up-and-coming country music star DYLAN SCOTT as the f...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

American Legion offers free shuttle to John Dingell VA Medical Center

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The American Legion is offering a free shuttle service for Downriver veterans to and from the John Dingell VA Medical Center every Wednesday.

The shuttle will pick up vets at the American Legion Veteran’s Service Office, 15100 Northline Road, Roo...

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Posted on: February 27, 2020

City to amend business license ordinance

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The City of Taylor is in the process of amending its business license ordinance, increasing the penalty for infractions while further emphasizing the step-by-step process businesses must go through to legally operate in the community.

“We are try...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Multi-line telephone systems must comply with new laws

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A new law takes effect in February 2020, requiring multi-line telephone systems (MLTS), like those found in hotels and offices, to dial 9-1-1 from anywhere on location, link properly with emergency dispatch centers and provide accurate information to firs...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

DUWA transfer to be honored at statewide level in May

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The successful transfer of the Downriver Sewage Disposal System from Wayne County to 13 regional communities under the leadership of Mayor Rick Sollars continues to rack up the awards.

Downriver Utility Wastewater Authority (DUWA) is scheduled to be honore...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

DNR confirms that it saw no sign of eagles near Inkster Road construction

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Representatives of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources confirmed earlier this week with the City of Taylor that no there are no signs of  bald eagles or related nests on a parcel of land along Inkster Road. That came despite various erro...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Sign up today and get on the permanent absentee ballot application list

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Want the convenience of voting by mail on a regular basis? Sign up today to get on the permanent absentee ballot application list. Once you are on this list, the Clerk’s Office will send you an absentee ballot application automatically, every el...

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Posted on: February 10, 2020

Good to Great Neighborhood Program 2020 target areas announced

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Taylor’s popular Good to Great Neighborhood Program will restart this spring and will focus on finishing much of the north end of the community before targeting the southwest corner. The  program brings together all departments simultan...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

DTE plans tree trimming program in the community

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Overgrown trees are the leading cause of power outages, and can cause serious public safety hazards, according to DTE, which is planning extensive tree-trimming operations throughout northern and central Taylor in 2020.

DTE is committed to working with res...

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Posted on: December 13, 2019

Wayne County announces two intersection projects in Taylor

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Wayne County recently announced 13 projects during its December CMAQ (Congestion, Mitigation and Air Quality), Safety and TAP (Transportation Alternative Program) awards period, and two of those projects will take place in Taylor.

The county will improve s...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Plante Moran audit notes several highlights

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The recently completed audit of the City of Taylor’s finances by Plante Moran reaffirmed many highlights, including the fact that the City invested over $21M in infrastructure, machinery and equipment during fiscal 2018-19, which ended June 30.

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

American Public Works Association honors DUWA for successful transfer of system

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The Downriver Utility Wastewater Authority (DUWA) was honored with the Downriver Chapter of the American Public Works Association “Government Cooperation Award” today at the Lakes of Taylor Banquet Facility. Mayor Rick Sollars is the c...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Walmart awards Taylor Goodfellows $5,000

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Count the good people at Walmart as Taylor Goodfellows after awarding the campaign at $5,000 check today.

The Goodfellows are right in the middle of their annual holiday campaign, and Taylor Goodfellows President Sara El-Rifaai was very happy with the dona...

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Posted on: August 19, 2018

Texas faces Chinese Taipei for world championship

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The United States champions from Lufkin, Texas, will challenge the International champions from Chinese Taipei for the world championship of the 38th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at noon today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Beaumont Health launches nation’s largest serological testing study for COVID-19 antibodies

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Beaumont Health’s Research Institute is launching America’s largest serological testing study to help answer many questions surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and potentially help treat patients battling the virus.

Serological blood tes...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

COVID-19: If you want to donate, do so directly to Beaumont Health

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The City of Taylor is encouraging local businesses, organizations and individuals to donate any personal protective equipment, or funding for such things, directly to Beaumont Health. This announcement comes after Mayor Rick Sollars’ office has ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Resources for Michigan Small Business Impacted by COVID-19

As per Michigan.gov:

LANSING, MICH. The state of Michigan’s small business entrepreneurial support organizations have joined forces with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to ensure economic support is available to Michigan businesses ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Chinese Taipei wins sixth straight JLWS title, edging Texas, 2-0

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The dynasty continues! For the sixth straight year, a team from Chinese Taipei has captured the world championship of the Junior League Baseball World Series.

The Shing-Ming Junior Little League of Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei, edged Lufkin, Texas, 2-0, in Sund...

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Posted on: August 19, 2018

Texas faces Chinese Taipei for world championship

2018 JLWS

The United States champions from Lufkin, Texas, will challenge the International champions from Chinese Taipei for the world championship of the 38th annual Junior League Baseball World Series at noon today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The game fea...

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Posted on: August 18, 2018

We're down to the Final Four teams in the 2018 JLWS

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The final four is set for the 38th annual Junior League Baseball World Series. Two games are scheduled for Saturday (August 18) at Taylor’s Heritage Park to determine the United States and International championships for 2018.

The winners of Satu...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Rain delays starts for today's games at the JLWS (August 16)

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Fans of the Junior League World Series should note that the starting times for today’s games for August 16 have been changed, due to the rain in the Detroit region.

USA West (California) and USA Central (Illinois) will now begin play at 6 p.m., n...

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Posted on: August 16, 2018

Four teams face must-win games today in JLWS

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The 38th annual Junior League Baseball World Series is down to six teams with world championship dreams. Two must-win games are set today at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The week-long international tournament for the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Four teams eliminated from championship contention on Tuesday

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Suddenly, the Junior League Baseball World Series is down to eight teams. Four teams were eliminated from contention on Tuesday. Four more games on Wednesday at Taylor’s  Heritage Park will limit the field even further.

The week-long int...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Tension builds as teams face championship elimination today (August 14)

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There may be a bit of tension today at World Series Field. Four games are scheduled and the losing team in each game will be eliminated from contention in the Junior League Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park.

The week-long internatio...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Will Day 2 hold form after a wild opening slate of games?

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Four teams will make their debut today in the 38th annual Junior League Youth Baseball World Series at Taylor’s Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

Day two of the international week-long tournament comes after one of the most exciting opening days ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Opening ceremonies kick off at 8 p.m. Saturday, August 11

Opening ceremonies of the Junior League Baseball World Series begin about 8 p.m. Saturday, August 11. The event is open to the public at no cost. Tournament organizers are counting on local fans to make visitors feel welcome. Admission is free.

The ceremon...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

2018 JLWS ready to roll after last year's exciting finish

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A year after Chinese Taipei won its fifth straight world championship and an outfielder from Pennsylvania stole a guaranteed home run by making the “catch of the Millennium,” the Junior League Baseball World...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Junior League Baseball World Series set to return to Taylor, Mich., for 38th straight year

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TAYLOR, MICHIGAN – For the 38th consecutive year, the best teams of 13- and 14-year-old baseball players will compete for the world championship of Junior League Baseball during the 2018 Junior League World Series at Taylor’s Heritage ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

Teams firming up for 38th annual JLWS

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Six of the 12 teams have qualified for the 38th annual Junior League World Series, which holds its opening ceremonies on Saturday, August 11, at Heritage Park in Taylor. Here's how things look thus far:

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