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Posted on: January 26, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: More contagious mutation reaches Wayne County

COVID-19

A highly contagious coronavirus mutation known as B.1.1.7 has now reached Wayne County, health officials say. Officials of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says the virus was detected in a Wayne County man, according to a press release...

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: President takes new steps to battle pandemic

COVID-19

President Joe Biden took his first steps following his inauguration yesterday to demonstrate a new strategy to fight the coronavirus, signing executive orders to require masks on federal property, renewed emphasis on biodefense and reengaging with other n...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: WHO, CDC focus on new variants

COVID-19

On January 15 the World Health Organization (WHO) urged more effort to detect new variants. The CDC said a new version first identified in the United Kingdom may become dominant in the U.S. by March. That the more in the Wayne County Report for January 20...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Dr. Fauci optimistic about vaccine approval timelines

COVID-19

Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, was optimistic about the timeline for new coronavirus vaccine approvals, saying on Sunday January 17 that the clearance of new AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson shots is likely &...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

New state programs rolled out to offset pandemic financial losses

FINANCIAL GRANTS

Stemming from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s recently announced stimulus plan, three grant programs were rolled out last week to help offset some of the personal and professional financial losses that Michiganders may have been incurred due to the ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Meijer to offer vaccine doses beginning January 18

Meijer has been named a pharmacy partner with the State of Michigan to help administer COVID-19 vaccines. Beginning the week of January 18, Meijer pharmacies will administer the first doses of COVID-19 vaccine at a limited number of stores in Wayne County...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Recreation Center to resume fitness classes

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With the new order by the Michigan Department of Health the Taylor Recreation Center can resume fitness classes. All previous Covid-19 safe practices must be adhered to.

Class size limits

  • Masks must be worn at all times
  • For youth classes parents of children ...
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Posted on: January 14, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: New guidelines set in place through the end of January

COVID-19

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has updated its statewide epidemic order to allow re-opening of additional activities where Michiganders can remain masked and socially distanced. That and more in the Wayne County Report for January 14...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: U.S,. HHS releasing vaccine that was held in reserve

COVID-19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that they will grant Governor Gretchen Whitmer and eight other governors’ request and release the millions of doses of the safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine currently being held in reserv...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Wayne County announces steps in vaccine rollout

COVID-19

Wayne County residents aged 65 and older are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccines at area health systems as more of the vaccine becomes available. That and more including the Wayne County Report for January 12, 2021.

Seniors should contact their healt...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Beaumont works quickly to vaccinate front-line workers, employees

COVID-19

As one of the first Michigan health systems to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Beaumont has been working since mid-December to vaccinate front line workers and employees as quickly as possible. That and more in the Wayne County Report for January 11,...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Discounted Pavilion Rental Program offered for 501c3 organizations

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The City is offering the opportunity for discounted pavilion rentals for 501c3 non-profit organizations as a way to give back to our community and support the work of organizations helping others.

The discounted pavilion rental is for the Sheridan Center o...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Recreation Department, Rotary plan Winter Softball tourney fundraiser

WINTER SOFTBALL

The Taylor Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Taylor, has scheduled a Winter Softball Tournament for Men’s and Coed divisions to raise scholarship funds for one graduating male and female athlete at Taylor Hi...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: County waits on more vaccine availability

COVID-19

Wayne County Public Health Department will vaccinate seniors and others priority essential workers as more vaccine becomes available from the state of Michigan, Wayne County Chief Health Strategist Mouhanad Hammami said.

See today’s Wayne County ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Some Phase 1B essential workers may be vaccinated

COVID-19

The Michigan Health and Human Services Department and Governor Gretchen Whitmer have announced that starting January 11, some Phase 1B essential workers including school and childcare staff, frontline responders, and staff in jails, prisons, and shelters ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: CDC guidelines change due to allergic reactions

COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control guidelines have been updated to now say that anyone who has previously suffered an immediate allergic reaction of any severity to any ingredient of Pfizer or Moderna’s vaccines should not be vaccinated unless they...

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Recreation Center reopens its dry saunas by reservation only

TRC SAUNA

The Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road, is reopening its dry heat saunas to members.

Sauna use will be restricted, due to pandemic-related concerns, in the following manner:

  • Use by one member at a time
  • Reservations are a must: Call (734) 374-8900 O...
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Posted on: January 5, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Increased holiday travel could result in virus spike

COVID-19

American air travel hit its highest level on Saturday (January 2) since mid-March, raising fears that the spike in holiday travel will result in another surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths in upcoming weeks. This and more in the Wayne County Report for Jan...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

SMART surveying users to improve service

SMART FAST BUS

To build on the rapid success of its Fast, Affordable, Save, Transit (FAST) service rolled out in 2018, SMART is looking for sites for future Park and Ride facilities to provide additional connections for area transit riders.

SMART has launched a survey t...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Free reusable face masks now available at City Hall

WC MASKS

Through a partnership with Wayne County, the City of Taylor is distributing free reusable face masks to any resident in the community. They are available in packets of five, and can be obtained through City Hall.

To pick up a packet, just come to City Hall...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

QuickClinic free drive thru COVID-19 testing available at Lakes of Taylor

DRIVE THRU COVID TESTING AT LAKES DEC 2020

Wayne County and the City of Taylor have partnered to offer a free COVID-19 testing site at the Lakes of Taylor Gold Course, 25505 Northline Road, between Telegraph and Beech Daly. 

The site is open:

  • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mondays through Fridays
  • 9 a.m.-3 p....
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Citywide News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

'TSX Baseball' to be added at Taylor Sportsplex

TSX Baseball layout

Mayor Rick Sollars today (December 3) announced “TSX Baseball,” an exciting expansion of offerings at the Taylor Sportsplex in 2021. The new program will be housed in the main open-field soccer arena.

The program will include three batting cages and the av...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Packets available for possible candidates for local elections in 2021

Vote

The City Clerk has packets available for those who are interested in running for local office in 2021.  Anyone interested needs to call ahead to make arrangements to pick one up because City Hall is open by appointments only. Call (734) 287-6550 ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Weatherization grants available for small businesses through SBAM

SBAM

The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity is providing federal CARES Act funds to help qualifying small businesses expand their capacity by adding weatherized, temporary outdoor facilities. Three million dollars in grant funding is availab...

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Citywide News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Heritage Park Petting Farm closing for the winter

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The Heritage Park Petting Farm will close for the winter season at the end of the day on Sunday,  November 8.

Citywide News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Water Department begins 'Cross Connections' program

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The City of Taylor has started a new “Residential Cross Connection Program” to help eliminate possible contamination of the public water distribution system. The program is mandated by State of Michigan Public Act 399...

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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 21, 2020

Multi-line telephone systems must comply with new laws

ENHANCED 911

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: 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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