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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Santa's Magic Forest returns after two-year hiatus

SANTAS MAGIC FOREST 2022

The holidays are getting a lot brighter in the city of Taylor this year! After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Santa’s Magic Forest returns to the Activity Center within Heritage Park in Taylor. The beloved holiday display includes many o...

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Citywide News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

CERT seeks volunteers as training schedule nears

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Taylor CERT is seeking volunteers and has set its 2023 training schedule.

The community emergency response team is looking for hard-working residents to stand at the ready to assist the city in good times and bad.  CERT helps out at anything from ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: November 17, 2022

City Council votes to eliminate study session schedule

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City Council watchers should note that regularly scheduled study sessions have been eliminated, beginning in December 2022.

Council members have discussed the possibility for several weeks. During the body’s November 15 regular meeting, members u...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Taylor Goodfellows ramp up for the holiday season

GOOD FELLOWS 2022

The Taylor Goodfellows are in the midst of preparing for another busy holiday season. But they could use your help. Last year, the group helped 81 families (that included 193 children) have a joyful Christmas season. The Goodfellows motto is “No...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Goodfellows 5K run returns as Winterfest moves to Saturday, December 3

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If you are into running, walking or just contributing one of the best charities in the community, the Taylor Winterfest Goodfellows 5K Run or Walk has been scheduled for Saturday, December 3 in Heritage Park. It's perfect for you!

The entire Winte...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

City expands street resurfacing based on PASER findings

Resurfacing

Mayor Tim Woolley recently announced a 2022-23 asphalt contract to address 19 specific streets in the City of Taylor. 

The proposed streets are:

  • Hazel (Wick to Dead End)
  • Princess (Wick to Dead End)
  • Glenis (Wick to Dead End)
  • Baske (Princess to Holland)...
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Citywide News
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Fifty percent of registered voters turn out for November 8 General Election

ELECTION 2022

Almost 50 percent of registered voters in Taylor participated in Tuesday’s (November 8) General Election. The community’s votes mirrored many of the results from across Michigan. Note that all elections results are tentative until cert...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Wayne Metro to help with MIHAF applications

New 2022 MIHAF Flyer

If you are a homeowner in Michigan and you experienced a financial or COVID-19-related hardship on or after January 21, 2022, Wayne Metro can help you submit an application for the Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund (see the flyer below).

Who Is Eligible?

  • H...
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Citywide News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Taylor Police seek assistance in Sept. 27 drive-by shooting

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Taylor Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owner of a car involved in a shooting incident on September 27.

On that morning the victim was shot four times in an unprovoked drive-by shooting near the area of Telegraph Road...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 19, 2022

'Celebrating Taylor' 175th anniversary artwork is complete and available for viewing

175th artwork

A mural commissioned to honor Taylor’s 175th anniversary has arrived in the city. The “interactive art,” called “Celebrating Taylor,” was delivered by originator Daniel Cascardo to members of the Taylor Hi...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Fill the Boot program a success for TFD, MDA

FILL THE BOOT 2022

Fire fighters from the Taylor Fire Department helped raise over $2,200 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday, October 8. This week, Mayor Tim Woolley stopped at Fire Station No. 1 to celebrate the effort.

Since 1954, fire fighters across the c...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

Beaumont, Spectrum Health take on new 'Corewell' name

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BHSH System, the new health system formed in February 2022 by Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health, announced its new name today, Corewell Health, signaling its commitment to health and wellness.

“At our core, we are here to help people be well so...

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Citywide News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

New agreement helps police aggressively seek applicants

POLICE JOIN OUR TEAM

The Taylor Police Department is looking for men and women to join their team.

For various reasons, the department’s number of sworn officers has declined. Earlier this week, a “Letter of Agreement” was signed between the City ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Avoid scams and fraud by taking common-sense approaches

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The City of Taylor suggests that residents avoid becoming victims of fraud and related scams by taking common-sense approaches to these problems.

Scams are most times attempted through telephone conversations or unsolicited mail, often targeting senior cit...

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Citywide News
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Chick-fil-A coming to Eureka Road location

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Get ready Taylor. Chick-fil-A is heading your way!

Developers recently submitted applications and detailed plans to build a Chick-fil-A location on the site of the currently vacant Little Daddy’s Restaurant at 22250 Eureka Road. The plans call fo...

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Asia-Pacific Region champion claims 40th JLWS title

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The Chung Shan Junior Little League from Taichung, Chinese Taipei, captured the 40th Junior League Baseball World Series at Heritage Park on Sunday, August 21. 

Chinese Taipei, representing the Asia-Pacific International Region, defeated the Unite...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Good to Great Neighborhood Program starts week of April 18

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The Good to Great Neighborhood Program will enter its fifth year this spring. G2G is scheduled to begin this spring in Area No. 23, which lies between Ecorse, Pelham, Wick and Monroe. Residents in that neighborhood will receive a letter about the program ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Phase 2 of Goddard-Pardee resurfacing scheduled

Resurfacing

Phase 2 of the Goddard and Pardee roads reconstruction project is scheduled to begin. Work will begin on Goddard Road, between Beech Daly and Inkster, on Thursday, April 13. Work will begin on Pardee Road, between Goddard and Beverly (north of Ecorse), on...

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Citywide News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Get the inside scoop on the SmartBoot security system

Taylor Police Patch

Taylor Police Chief John Blair helped the Taylor Schools accomplish an important improvement in security through acquisition of the SmartBoot system. Click on and enjoy! (Also playing on the City's Comcast and Wow municipal chan...
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Citywide News
Posted on: March 29, 2022

Mayor Woolley featured on 'Destination Downriver' episode

TIM WOOLLEY

Mayor Tim Woolley and the City of Taylor were recently featured in Episode No. 6 of "Destination Downriver", a series of shows promoting the region.

Woolley was joined on the program by the Communication Director Karl Ziomek and host Ron Hinrichs...

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Citywide News
Posted on: April 26, 2022

Mayor releases statement on accidental shooting

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Mayor Tim Woolley is releasing the following statement after an accidental shooting by Taylor Auxiliary volunteers in a remote portion of Heritage Park on Sunday, April 24. The victim, a member of the exercise, was shot in the abdomen during a “...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

State of the City Address now online, and on cable channels

TIM WOOLLEY

The 2022 State of the City Address was held recently at the Lakes of Taylor Golf Course. Hosted by the Rotary Club of Taylor, Mayor Tim Woolley was the keynote speaker, with other speeches being given by Parks & Recreation Director Guido Ulin, Departm...

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Citywide News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Daddy-Daughter, Mother-Son nights captured on video

Mom-Son 2022

Plenty of dads and daughters, and mothers and sons, had a blast over the past two weekends at the William Ford Senior Activities Center. The annual Daddy-Daughter Dances were held on February 19, while the Mother-Son Date Night was held on February 26. Al...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Councilwoman Angie Winton featured on 'Up Close and Personal' show

ANGIE WINTON

“Up Close and Personal,” a series of shows featuring Taylor’s leaders, has been introduced to the City’s video schedule. The first guest is City Councilwoman Angie Winton, who has served as a member of City...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Deputy Clerk Sara El-Rifaai honored with Rotary's Paul Harris Award

SARA PAUL HARRIS AWARD 2022

Taylor Deputy Clerk Sara El-Rifaai was honored with the Rotary Club of Taylor’s Paul Harris Fellowship Award during the 2022 State of the City Address on Thursday, February 24, at the Lakes of Taylor Golf Club. El-Rifaai is the president of the ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: January 27, 2022

Important reminder for Pay as you Stay (PAYS) participants

PAYS PROGRAM

In the Pay as you Stay (PAYS) program, homeowners who are owner-occupants must visit their local assessor’s office to fill out and submit the Poverty Tax Exemption (PTE) application for approval.

Once the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Two major business developments in City move forward

CARGO FORCE

Two new major business developments have moved closer to fruition last week. Cargo Force, an airline cargo and mailing service, and Ashley Capital, which plans to build a large distribution center, each took major steps toward locating in Taylor.

Cargo For...

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Citywide News
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: 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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