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Posted on: January 16, 2019

2019 State of the City address featuring Mayor Sollars scheduled Feb. 21

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The 2019 State of the City address, featuring Mayor Rick Sollars and presented by the Rotary Club of Taylor, is scheduled for February 21 at the Lakes of Taylor.

Doors will open at 10:30 a.m., with the program beginning promptly at 11:15. A special "T...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

'Name the Baby Cows!' contest kicks off with introductory debut at Petting Farm

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Everyone can name a “famous twosome” or iconic couple. From Adam and Eve to Abbott and Costello, we’ve had our share. But now you get an opportunity to name the next iconic couple, two miniature cows, a girl and boy, Taylor-s...

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Citywide News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Taylor Police to add body cameras as part of new system

AXON BODY CAMERA CHARGING

The Taylor Police Department will soon be fully equipped with body and in-vehicle cameras, along with Tasers, all in an effort to fulfill the expectations of the public, add transparency to law enforcement, reduce lawsuits, and reinforce proper demeanor f...

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Citywide News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Pavilion rentals begin January 2; new programs focus on 'Taylor First'

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The Taylor Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting pavilion rentals for 2019 beginning January 2. All pavilion reservations must be made in person.

New in 2019:

  • The first month is reserved for rental permits by Taylor residents only
  • Half-day ren...
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Citywide News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

City Council meets today under new chairman

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Thanks to the holiday weekend, City Council will meet today (January 2, 2019) for its first sessions of the new year. And it will do so with a new chairman, Tim Woolley. Woolley was named the chairman by the City Council by a unanimous vote December 18. H...

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Citywide News
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Miniature cattle are coming to the Heritage Park Petting Farm

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Miniature cattle – two of them to be exact – are coming to the Heritage Park Petting Farm in the very near future.

Mayor Rick Sollars brought forth the resolution to purchase them and City Council agreed unanimously during its Tuesday, December 4 meeting. ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: December 5, 2018

UniFirst to buy property along Inkster, build $15M high-tech facility

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UniFirst Corporation and the City of Taylor have taken the initial steps toward creating a new $15M investment in the City, along with keeping hundreds of jobs here.

City Council unanimously approved the sale of nearly 10 acres of land on the east side of ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

US Ecology donates $1,500 to Fire Department

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Representatives from US Ecology recently donated $1,500 to the Taylor Fire Department.

The donation was made during the November 20 City Council meeting, as members of the US Ecology staff met with Deputy Chief Stan Pochron. The donation will be used to pu...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Champion Taylor Seahawks honored by Mayor Sollars and City Council

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During its November 20 meeting of the City Council, the City of Taylor honored the Taylor Seahawks JV Football Team for winning the Junior Varsity title of the Downriver Youth Football League. It marked the first time a youth football team from Taylor won...

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Citywide News
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Mayor welcomes BJ's Wholesale Club to Trader's Pointe

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Mayor Rick Sollars of the City of Taylor is happy to announce the additional of BJ’s Wholesale Club to the new Trader’s Pointe development at Eureka Road and I-75. BJ’s Wholesale made the announcement yesterday (Tuesday, Nove...

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For more about BJ's Wholesale Club ... Citywide News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Heritage Park Petting Farm cow Gracie passes away at 11 years old

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Gracie, the largest member of the Heritage Park Petting Farm, was humanely euthanized by a visiting veterinarian this morning (Thursday, November 15) after a long battle with illnesses related to age. The Jersey Cow was 11 years old.

Gracie had been losing...

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Citywide News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

ChristNet provides temporary housing assistance

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Jeremy prefers to stay to himself.  He lives in a tent in the woods and collects bottles and cans to get the spending money he needs each day.  Sometimes, though, he needs a little extra help to get by.  That’s when he...

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

U.S. Census Bureau hiring assistants

CENSUS BUREAU

The United State Census Bureau is currently accepting applications for assists to aid in the 2020 census campaign.

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Citywide News
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Family-style Italian restaurant to locate on Pardee and Goddard corner

The old White Rhino Bar on the corner of Goddard Road and Pardee is going to be totally remodeled and will reopen under new ownership as “Salute Bar & Trattoria.” Work on the building, which has already started, may be finished as soon as the end of t...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

DUWA assumes ownership, oversight of sewage disposal system

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The Downriver Utility Wastewater Authority (DUWA) is pleased to announce that today (September 27) it has closed on a long-anticipated transaction to assume ownership and oversight of the Downriver Sewage Disposal System serving 13 tributary communities (...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Learn to Skate at the TSX

USA LEARN TO SKATE

The Taylor Sportsplex is hosting its popular Learn to Skate USA classes, with two sessions offered in the fall, one in the winter and a spring mini-session available.

Registration is $70 per session per skater, with family plans offered.

Fall Session 1 clas...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Official recount confirms Alex Garza as winner in Democratic primary

An official recount of the absentee votes in the City of Taylor’s August 7 Primary Election for the Democratic Party candidate in the 12th District State Representative’s race confirmed Alex Garza as the winner, with totals very simila...

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Citywide News
Posted on: September 5, 2018

'Gracie' the cow under medical care for age-related weight-loss issues

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The staff at the Heritage Park Petting Farm reports that its longtime Jersey Dairy Cow, “Gracie,” is under medical care for what appears to be age-related weight-loss issues.

Gracie is an 11-year-old Jersey Dairy Cow who was rescued fro...

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

City Council OKs contract to continue build-out of new 'Fletcher Discovery Trail'

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City Council on August 8 approved a contract between with Michigan Department of Transportation and the City of Taylor to continue the build-out of what is commonly known as the new Fletcher Discovery Trail, a series of non-motorized pathways that will ev...

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 21, 2018

DeSmet is now director of Probation Department at 23rd District Court

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Steve DeSmet has been promoted to director of the Probation Department at the 23rd District Court.

In order to help focus the department, DeSmet collaborated with the staff to introduce the following new mission statement:

“The mission of the 23rd...

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Citywide News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

Rotary Club program launches businesses, mentors entrepreneurs

In late spring, the Rotary Clubs of Taylor and Trenton formed a group-lending partnership to help six area entrepreneurs with free small business training, micro-loans of up to $2,500 each, business mentoring by local Rotarians, and networking opportuniti...

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Citywide News
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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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Commissioner presents flags to district court

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Wayne County Commissioner Raymond Basham recently donated a pair of flags to 23rd District Court in Taylor. The photo captures Judge Joseph Slaven, Court Administrator Deanna Warunek and Basham. The state and federal flags had been displayed in Basham&...

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Citywide News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

New City budget continues to emphasize key services, unassigned fund balance

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The City of Taylor recently adopted its 2018-19 general budget brought forward by Mayor Rick Sollars and approved by City Council, 7-0, during a vote May 1.

"This budget is the result of a lot of hard work by not only the City Council and the administ...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Host team being added to 2018 JLWS

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A host team is being added to the annual Junior League World Series, which has been hosted by Taylor since its inception.

The announcement came earlier this week, as the Little League International Tournament noted two new expansion changes in 2018 that wi...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 7, 2018

New COPS grant will added four Taylor Police officers

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The City of Taylor continues to make safety a priority by adding key crime-fighting initiatives and staffing in the Police Department.

A Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant proposed by Mayor Rick Sollars and Police Chief John Blair was unanim...

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Citywide News
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Fish & Loaves celebrate 10th anniversary; Mayor Sollars among honorees

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The 10th anniversary of the Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry serving the nutritional needs of hungry people in Taylor and six surrounding communities will be celebrated on Thursday, February 8, at the Crystal Park banquet facility at 17009 Champaig...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

City introduces new 'video tour' on website

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A new “Welcome to the City of Taylor Tour” has been added to the City of Taylor’s official website, Mayor Rick Sollars announced today.

The addition is the result of months of preparation by the City and its partner, CGI Commu...

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To view the video tour ... Citywide News

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Sunday brunch? Try the Lake House Grille at the Lakes of Taylor

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Looking for a midday adventure on Sunday?

Are you looking for some good food after attending church service? Or a place to grab brunch while catching some of the early National Football League games on television? Sunday brunch can be a busy time across th...

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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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For all the results ... Junior League World Series
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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Additional Info... Junior League World Series
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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Junior League World Series
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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Junior League World Series
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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Junior League World Series
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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Junior League World Series
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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Junior League World Series
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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Junior League World Series
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:

Junior League Baseball World Series Schedule &nda...

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