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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Ken Stempowski Memorial Food Drive

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Employees of the Sterling Heights Department of Public Works are gearing up for another season of collecting non­perishable food with the Ken Stempowski Memorial Food Drive. The Sterling Heights Department of Public Works Community Involvement Gro...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Coyotes in Sterling Heights

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Coyotes are moving into more non-traditional areas, like metropolitan areas, as a result of development encroaching on their natural habitats. Coyotes do remarkably well at finding ways to live near humans without being detected.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Cone Zone - Road Construction Updates

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Use the link below to find the most up to date construction information.

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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: November 27, 2019

Sterling Heights to receive donation of K9 Rich at A Hero Remembered Never Dies veteran fundraiser

The City of Sterling Heights will be presented with the donation of K9 Rich to the Sterling Heights Police Department at the A Hero Remembered Never Dies fundraiser on Dec. 6 hosted by Prevention Concepts & Solutions.

This event recognizes and honors the service and sacrifice of veterans and first responders, including K9 officers.

The donation of K9 Rich will bring the Sterling Heights Police Department to a total of four K9 officers. Late Retired Officer Rich Heins be...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Sterling Heights Seeks Entries for Monthly Photography Contest

The City of Sterling Heights Arts Commission invites residents to submit their favorite photos for a new monthly Photo Contest. Each month, the contest will have a new theme.

All photos will be posted on the City's Facebook page, and the photo with the most 'likes' will earn the photographer a $25 gift card. Winning photos will be shared on the City's social media outlets.

The Photo Contest’s first theme will be Hallo...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Sterling Heights Recognized by UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities Research for Supporting Businesses

Sterling Heights has been recognized for successes and efforts in contributing to Michigan’s entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Research.

Sterling Heights was honored as a five star community along with 178 other communities across the state.

The eCities study analyzed publicly available data from 277 communities from 54 counties in Michigan. Researchers focused on the five-year changes in p...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

City to team with schools, houses of worship and service organizations for 2019 Holiday Assistance

In an effort to better assist the less fortunate families in Sterling Heights, this year the City will work directly with local schools, houses of worship and service organizations to identify families in need.

As it has done for the past 20 years, the Sterling Heights Community Relations Department will draft a master list of families needing assistance wherein interested service organizations will review the list and adopt as many families listed as possible i...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Sterling Heights is Safest Big City in Michigan, According to Newly Released FBI Crime Statistics

According to the FBI’s 2018 annual report Crime in the United States, the City of Sterling Heights ranks as the safest big city (over 100,000 population) in Michigan, and ranked safest in both property crime, violent crime, and safest overall.

Sterling Heights recorded lower crime rates in eight of the ten recorded crime categories the FBI tracks compared to 2017.  When compared to 2017 numbers: Violent Crimes were down 2%, Murder/Non-Negligent Manslaughter was down 50%, Aggravated Ass...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Four Sterling Heights Firefighters Receive Valor Awards from The Hundred Club of Detroit

On Wednesday, September 18, 2019, four firefighters from the City of Sterling Heights Fire Department received Valor Awards by the Hundred Club of Detroit at a special annual ceremony in recognition of their remarkable service to our community.

The Hundred Club of Detroit was founded in 1950 and has since recognized the brave first responders who continue to serve our community through public affirmation and gratitude each year with Valor Awards.

“It has been a very busy year for the St...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Sterling Heights Encourages Commercial Energy Efficiency with PACE Program for Local Businesses

In effort to encourage environmentally friendly business practices throughout, Sterling Heights joined forces with Lean & Green Michigan (LAGM) to roll out PACE program to commercial, industrial, multifamily, agricultural and non-profit properties.

PACE is a long-term financing tool available to commercial property owners to pay for energy and water efficiency and renewable energy upgrades. LAGM is the statewide administrator for PACE financing that local governments can join for free, creating one ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Sterling Heights to host ribbon cutting for newest community engagement installation

The City of Sterling Heights is committed to community engagement and creating
focal points for community members to gather.

Who: Sterling Heights Mayor Michael C. Taylor and members of Sterling Heights City Council, Sterling Heights City Manager Mark Vanderpool, Sterling Heights Library

Director Tammy Turgeon, Sterling Heights Parks & Recreation Director Kyle Langlois, Ster...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Sterling Heights to host ribbon cutting for the new oversized checkerboard

The City of Sterling Heights is committed to community engagement, and the oversized checkerboard was initiated as a place-making opportunity that creates an area for residents to gather while drawing young people to the Sterling Heights Public Library.

“Installations like this unique life-sized game are prominent and visual, making them an instant draw for those walking or driving by,” said Sterling Heights Mayor Michael Taylor. “We hope that exciting opportunities like thi...

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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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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Christmas Open House

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On Tuesday, Dec. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon, Santa Claus is coming to help you celebrate the season with an all-ages open house in the library’s programming center. Children can make crafts and tell Santa what they would like this Christmas. Parent...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Meditation & Yoga for Beginners

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On Saturday, Dec. 14 at 2 p.m., join us for a synthesis of 5-minute yoga practices that provide easy, yet potent tools to enhance health, joy, peace, love, success, and inner exploration. Learn how to cope with the hectic pace of modern lifestyles and rea...

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Sterling Heights Library
Posted on: December 2, 2019

The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Our Teen Advisory Board is at it again with their latest bash, The Nightmare Before Christmas! Even though the library is closed on December's Friday the 13th, ages 12 to 17 can join us for a hauntingly merry evening from 6 to 8 p.m. Activities include:

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Sterling Heights Library
Posted on: December 2, 2019

In-Service Closing

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The library will be closed on Friday, Dec. 13 for in-service training. We will reopen on Saturday, Dec. 14 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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