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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 27, 2019

Taylor Dance offering Barre Intensity Fitness classes in January

TAYLOR DANCE BARRE INTENSITY

Taylor Dance, located in the Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road, will begin offering Barre Intensity fitness classes for adults on Tuesday and Thursday mornings starting in January.

The classes will be taught by Kara Markusen and are a blend of b...

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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

2019 AUDIT COVER WEB

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: January 10, 2020

Weather service issues flood watch for midnight Jan. 10 as dangerous storm approaches

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The National Weather Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have issued a flood watch in effect from midnight tonight (January 10) to 4 a.m. Sunday morning (January 12) for Southeastern Michigan.

Possible rainfall this weekend coul...

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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: November 19, 2019

Taylor Dance to hold 'The Nutcracker' December 6 and 7 in Dearborn

NUT CRACKER 2019

Taylor Dance’s renowned Ballet Americana, accompanied by the Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra, presents The Nutcracker December 6-7 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center in Dearborn.

Performances will take place at 7 p.m. December 6 ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Taylor Police Auxiliary busy leading up to March recruiting season

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The Taylor Auxiliary Police are very busy, heading directly into the organization's recruiting season in March 2020.

Starting March 1, the auxiliary will be holding classes two days per weekly for 12 weeks, where recruits will be training in firearms, firs...

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

City working with MDOT to find a way to reopen Beech Daly Road

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Due to the extraordinary heavy snowfall on November 11 and subsequent record low temperatures, the City of Taylor, the Michigan Department of Transportation and its contractors are seeking ways to reopen Beech Daly Road, so both north and southbound lanes...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Businesses, residents affected by flood damage can apply for low-interest loans

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Michigan businesses and residents affected by the severe storms and flooding from April 30 through May 1, 2019, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, Acting Administrator Christopher Pilkerton announced.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

City of Taylor receives BJA Bulletproof Vest Partnership award

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The City of Taylor and the Taylor Police have received a Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) award of $9,478.40 for National Institute of Justice-compliant armored vests.

The Bulletproof Vest Partnership or BVP, was created by the Bulletproof Vest Partnersh...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Alleged shooter in Dean Street shooting arraigned after turning himself in

SUSPECT HOLLANDSWORTH

Walter Clyde Hollandsworth, who was sought in a shooting on Dean Street and had eluded Taylor Police and assisting agencies for weeks, turned himself in last night without incident.

Police were seeking the 21-year-old resident in relation to a non-fatal sh...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Moody's reaffirms City's investment grade status

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Moody’s Investors Service recently reaffirmed the City of Taylor’s investment grade at “Baa2 stable.”

Often referred to as simply Moody's, the organization is the bond credit rating business of Moody's Corporation, r...

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Reminder: By mindful of the laws when sharing the road with school buses

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Taylor Police Chief John Blair and State Sen. Erika Geiss remind drivers that school is back in session, and school buses are on the road.

Please remember to be mindful of these simple rules for sharing the road with school buses (see graphic).

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

New PASER study shows condition of Taylor roadways

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The City of Taylor recently announced its 2019 Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating study, otherwise known as PASER. This study, which is done every two years, helps project future road repairs in the community as part of a 10-year comprehensive plan.

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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.

The game fea...

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