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Posted on: January 29, 2019

City, Chamber seeking nominations for 2019 Sterling Edge Awards

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CLICK HERE for 2019 Sterling Edge Awards Nomination Form

Sterling Heights and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry are seeking nominations for the eighth-annual Michigan Week Business Expo & Sterling Edge Awards Luncheon recog...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

GFL Refuse Pick Up Holiday Schedule 2019

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HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2019

NEW YEARS DAY – Tuesday, January 1, 2019, closed. One-day delay Wed.-Sat.

MEMORIAL DAY – Monday, May 27, 2019, closed. One-day delay Mon.-Fri. (Fri. pickup on Sat.)

INDEPENDENCE DAY...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

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Posted on: February 18, 2019

City of Sterling Heights issues Snow Emergency Monday, Feb. 18

The City of Sterling Heights Public Works Department has issued a Snow Emergency/Parking Ban Advance Notice effective immediately today, Monday, February 18, 2019.

When a Snow Emergency is declared, no vehicle shall be parked on any City street during the emergency. Violators will be ticketed and towed.

Once snow accumulation ceases and all major roads have been cleared and salted, Public Works staff will commence sn...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Cultural Exchange will take place on Friday, March 1

The city of Sterling Heights and its Ethnic Community Committee will hold its 2019 Cultural Exchange on Friday, March 1, from 6-10 p.m. in the Senior Center.

 The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend this celebrated event.  Free overflow parking and shuttle service is available in Dodge Park, located just north of the Senior Center on Utica Road. 

Sponsored by the Sterling Heig...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2019

New report confirms Sterling Heights property values among highest in the state

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According to a recent report released by the Michigan Department of Treasury, the City of Sterling Heights has the fifth-highest property value in the State of Michigan and the highest property value in Macomb County for the year of 2019.

 Sterling Heights total assessed value came in at $5,727,860,843, affirming the City’s strong property values.

Like most cities in Michigan, the City of Sterling Heights has struggled with staggering revenue losses of almost $90 million due to ste...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2019

MParks Awards Sterling Heights Parks & Recreation Director with 2019 Recreation Leadership Award

The Michigan Recreation and Park Association, known as mParks, awarded Sterling Heights Parks & Recreation Director Kyle Langlois with the 2019 mParks Recreation Leadership Award.

The annual mParks Conference & Trade Show that took place Jan. 29 - Feb. 1 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center.mParks honors exemplary parks and recreation professionals, agencies and citizen advocates through the Association’s a...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Five unique homes that you wish you owned in Sterling Heights

Whether they are steeped in vintage history, French flair or modern music gossip, Sterling Heights has some trendy houses worth showing off.

Upton HouseBuilt in the 1860s by William and Sarah Aldrich Upton, this is one of a few surviving 19th century homes in the city, and is a Michigan Historic Landmark. The farming and merchant family clearly had contemporary taste, building the Dodge Park R...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2019

City, Chamber seeking nominations for 2019 Sterling Edge Awards to recognize local businesses

Sterling Heights and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry are seeking nominations for the eighth-annual Michigan Week Business Expo & Sterling Edge Awards Luncheon recognizing outstanding businesses in Sterling Heights.

Nomination applications, due Friday, March 8, 2019 and can be submitted online at shrcci.com or sterling-heights.net. The Sterling Edge awards seek to recognize Sterling Heights area companies that have demonstrated best business practices that can be ado...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Sterling Heights investigating potential source of discharge into the Plumbrook Drain

The city of Sterling Heights has notified the Macomb County Public Works Office (MCPWO)

that a Department of Public Works crew operating heavy machinery in the immediate vicinity of the Plumbrook Drain may be the source of the suspected discharge of hydraulic fluid that entered the waterway earlier today.The city of Sterling Heights is inves...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2019

New robotics center highlights Macomb 'tech and talent' push at Auto Show

A new Robotics Collaboration and Innovation Center will launch in Sterling Heights later this year, as part of a drive to compete with technology hubs around the country.

Leaders from Macomb County presented the initiative at the North American International Auto Show yesterday, encouraging stakeholders and company leaders to partner with the program. With rapid changes in economy, infrastructure and education, County Exec...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 26, 2018

SHFD responds to massive apartment fire on Christmas, donations sought to aid families

The Sterling Heights Fire Department responded to a massive apartment fire on Christmas morning at the Sterling Troy Apartments.

Despite quick work by SHFD and aid provided by neighboring fire departments, the fire resulted in 50 families displaced and an estimated more than $2.5 million in damage.  

Just after 9 a.m. on Dec. 25, SHFD was alerted to a fire at the Sterling T...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Statement from City of Sterling Heights

The City of Sterling Heights learned early Friday morning that retired Police Sergeant Daryl Brown, 50, was hit by a drunk driver while in Detroit and has since passed away.

The entire City of Sterling Heights, especially the Sterling Heights Police Department, is in mourning today. “Our Sterling Heights Police family is devastated at the loss of retired Sterling Heights Police Sergeant Daryl Brown. Sergeant Brown d...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Sterling Heights Fire Department battles back-to-back house fires Thursday evening

On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 20, the Sterling Heights Fire Department was confronted with back-to-back structure fires, both of which caused significant damage.

According to Fire Chief Chris Martin, the first fire was report at 5:04 p.m. by a neighbor in the 36000 block of Vine Drive. When Engine 4 arrived, Chief Martin reported the firefighters were confronted with a well-advanced fire that started in the living...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Sterling Heights receives top marks in audit from Plante Moran and GFOA’s highest financial awards

Results from an independent audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018 has awarded Sterling Heights with favorable results.

Finance and Budget Director Jennifer Varney presented the audit to the Mayor and City Council Tuesday. Varney said independent auditors Plante Moran once again issued the city an “unmodified” opinion as part of its audit process — the highest rat...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2018

How Sterling Heights uses its diversity to strengthen the city

The current political climate in the U.S. has clearly not been lost on the many cultures that make up Sterling Heights.

The opening entertainment act at the city’s annual Diversity Dinner was an Elvis Presley impersonator crooning “Suspicious Minds”, indicating a keen (if not tongue-in-cheek) understanding of the strain that multi-ethnic and -...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2018

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities research recognizes Sterling Heights for supporting business

Sterling Heights has been recognized for its successes and efforts in contributing to Michigan’s entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study.

The study was conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research. Sterling Heights was honored as a five star community due to an ongoing commitment in fostering a strong economic climate conduciv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2018

City of Sterling Heights to Open Dodge Park Ice Rink

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The City of Sterling Heights will kick-off the grand opening for the first-ever Dodge Park Ice Rink at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Dodge Park Ice Rink is 70 feet by 140 feet and will be free to Sterling Heights residents with a valid ID, non-residents will have a fee of $5. Skate rental will also be available for $3, and skate sharpening is available for $5.

The hours for the Dodg...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2018

AGS Automotive to host a job fair in Sterling Heights

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AGS Automotive Systems will be hosting a job fair on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Velocity, 6633 18 Mile Road.

AGS Automotive, a growing international automotive supplier, has been in the automotive parts industry for more than 70 years. The company is a Tier 1 supplier of bumper impact system assemblies/modules and currently has eight manufacturing locations, fou...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Family Treated for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

On Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. the Sterling Heights Fire Department was called for a possible gas leak in a home in the 8000 block of Tinkler Rd., with people feeling ill.

Upon arrival, the Fire Department was confronted with three individuals from one family showing signs of severe carbon monoxide poisoning. The residents were already out of the house, and fire crews began evaluating and treating them. A fourth family memb...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Sterling Heights recently named one of the Top 50 Best for Vets: Places to Live

In a recent survey conducted by the Military Times, Sterling Heights ranked in the Top 50 Best for Vets: Places to Live in the country, for medium sized communities with a population greater than 100,000 and less than 250,000.

The cities were evaluated based on veteran culture and services, economic indicators and livability factors such as cost of living and school quality. 

 

Approximately 65% of all the defense work produced by the State of Michigan is done i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Couple escapes structure fire with help from area residents

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On Monday September 10, 2018 at 10:50 p.m. the Sterling Heights Fire Department was called for structure fire in the 43000 block of Hartwick.

When firefighters arrived, they were confronted with a well-advanced fire that had spread from the attached garage into the attic of the two-story home.

The residents were asleep and were not aware of the fire until a father and son, who lived in the area,...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

City announces 50th Celebration complete with fireworks, coinciding with Dodge Park grand re-opening

The City announced plans for its 50th Anniversary Celebration at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, complete with a stage presentation, a giveaway of more than 2,000 cupcakes, a concert and a fireworks show to close out the evening.

The celebration coincides with the grand re-opening of Dodge Park following months of being closed for the construction of Recreating Recreation amenities and updates.

The City of Sterling Heights officially celebrates 50 years as a City on July 1; however...

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Posted on: February 11, 2019

Alice's Ordinary People

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Join us on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6:30 p.m. for a free screening and discussion of the extraordinary film "Alice’s Ordinary People", a documentary portraying the history of the Chicago Civil Right’s activist, Alice Tregay. See how she effected tre...

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Sterling Heights Library
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Presidents' Day Hours

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The library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18 for Presidents' Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Used, But Sterling Bookstore

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Stop in for great deals at our Friends bookstore! Find the very best fiction and non-fiction for adults and kids alongside DVDs, audiobooks, puzzles, and more! You can get all these treasures for bargain prices too!

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