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Posted on: April 19, 2021

VACCINE UPDATE: Additional county sites will increase distribution

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The Wayne County Health Department is adding two new COVID-19 vaccination clinics, one in Belleville and another in Flat Rock.  The expansion will increase the county’s weekly capacity to as many as 20,000 administered doses between a t...

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Sixth annual Heritage Park Clean-Up Day scheduled for Saturday, May 1

HP Cleanup Day 2021

Do you love Heritage Park? Are you looking to do something good for your community? Are you seeking community service hours? Want to get some fresh air? All of the above? Then we’ve got the event for you.

The sixth annual Heritage Park Clean-up D...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

City to begin enforcing tall grass ordinance

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The City will begin enforcing violations of its tall grass ordinance as the weather becomes warmer. Overgrown grass is not only an eyesore, but can provide a home for outdoor rodents like rats, which can cause health problems on not only the property in q...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

UPDATE: Pardee Road repaving begins Monday, April 12

REPAVING

The Pardee Road repaving project, between Superior and Goddard, is scheduled to begin Monday, April 12. This is part of a bigger project that will eventually include Goddard Road, between Pardee and Allen roads. Pardee and Goddard are two of the most heav...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

William Ford Senior Center to reopen Monday, April 12, with restrictions

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The William Ford Senior Activities Center will reopen to the public on Monday, April 12. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there will be restrictions in place.

The senior center will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. We will be clos...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Good to Great program restarts with asphalt work in Area #16

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The Good to Great Neighborhood Improvement Program is moving into its fourth year of existence, and work plans to tentatively restart April 12. Last year, G2G worked its way through most of the seven neighborhoods scheduled for improvements. However, that...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Lyon, Gibbs named to key DPS posts

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Mayor Rick Sollars has announced two key appointments in the Department of Public Services. 

Craig Lyon was recently named director of the Department of Public Services, replacing Keith Boc, who retired. For Lyon, this will mark his second term of...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

DTE to relocate 1,200 natural gas meters outside of Taylor homes this year

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This year, DTE Energy crews will be scheduling appointments with homeowners in Taylor to relocate natural gas meters to the outside of their homes. DTE plans on relocating about 1,200 of these meters this year.

DTE representatives will soon be in Taylor ne...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City begins phase two of Small Business Relaunch Program grants

FINANCIAL GRANTS

After funding 30 Taylor businesses during the first round of the “Taylor Together” Small Business Relaunch Program, the Community Development Department has announced $75,000 in additional funding to be allocated in phase two of the ca...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

Registration open for spring 2021 adult softball season

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Team registration is now open for Taylor's spring 2021 adult softball season. Deadline to register is May 7. Sixteen-game season with playoffs. Action opens May 16 and all leagues will play doubleheaders. 

There are four leagues: Sunday A...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Audit shows improvements despite pandemic restrictions

AUDIT

The City of Taylor’s most recent annual financial audit continued to show improvement despite the effects of the pandemic and long-term restrictions due to the recession of over a decade ago. The report was produced by the Plante Moran team of D...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Taylor Animal Shelter one of only two facilities to win full statewide award

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The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced the recipients of the 2021 Animal Welfare Fund grants, and the Taylor Animal Shelter was one of just two winners to earn a full $10,000 award. 

This year, MDARD will di...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

County policy now includes extended payment period through 2023

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To address the increasing financial distress experienced by many Wayne County taxpayers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wayne County Treasurer's Office Financial Hardship Policy now includes certain Occupied Commercial and Residential Rental Pr...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan one of five states seeing huge increase in cases

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According to USA Today, nearly half of new coronavirus infections nationwide are in just five states — a situation that is putting pressure on the federal government to consider changing how it distributes vaccines by sending more doses to hot s...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Lake House Bar & Grille preparing for Valentine's Day, other special events

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The Lake House Bar & Grille is still accepting reservations for its special “Valentine’s Dinner for Two” on February 12 and 13, leading right up to the big day. Reservations are being accepted from 5-9 p.m. each day.

The $...

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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: February 23, 2021

City waits on scheduling timetable as Wayne County rolls out new senior vaccination program

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Wayne County has rolled out a new “Public Health Senior Vaccination Program,” simultaneously vaccinating seniors age 65 and older in the most expedient way to fight COVID-19. However, the City of Taylor is currently waiting in line beh...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Packets available for possible candidates for local elections in 2021

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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: February 1, 2021

Impostor posing as DTE worker stealing from residents

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Taylor Police are actively seeking tips from the public on a man posing an a DTE Energy employee, who is working his way into homes in the community and stealing money and jewelry. The man is described as being white, and around 40 years old. During his l...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Visitors to City buildings will see changes on February 1, thanks to newest MDHHS order

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Monday, February 1, 2021, will bring changes at various City buildings, thanks to the newest order (January 22, 2021) issued by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic.

At City Hall, first-floor capacity for...

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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: 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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Posted on: December 3, 2020

'TSX Baseball' to be added at Taylor Sportsplex

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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: January 12, 2021

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

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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: 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: May 21, 2020

Tall grass enforcement to increase with warmer weather

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The City will begin enforcing violations of its tall grass ordinance as the weather becomes warmer. Overgrown grass is not only an eyesore, but can provide a home for outdoor rodents like rats, which can cause health problems on not only the property in q...

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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.

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

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

2018 JLWS

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

2018 JLWS

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)

2018 JLWS

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

2018 JLWS

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.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Four teams eliminated from championship contention on Tuesday

2018 JLWS

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)

2018 JLWS

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?

2018 JLWS

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

Jack Regenye's amazing catch

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

2018 JLWS

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

2018 JLWS

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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