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Posted on: January 13, 2020

City to host Census 2020 Stakeholder Forum to educate regarding the upcoming count

The City of Sterling Heights to host a Census 2020 Stakeholder Forum on Jan. 16 from 6-8 pm at the Velocity Center to help educate, share ideas and answer questions about the upcoming census count and importance of obtaining complete count for the City.

At the forum, City leaders including Sterling Heights Mayor Michael Taylor, City Manager Mark Vanderpool and City Clerk Melanie Ryska, among others, will be on hand to share the critical role a complete census count plays in the City’s future fu...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

The Annual Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange to take place on Friday, March 6

The City of Sterling Heights and its Ethnic Community Committee will hold its 2020 Cultural Exchange on Friday, March 6, from 6-10 p.m. in the City’s new Community Center, located at 40250 Dodge Park.

The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend this celebrated event. Free overflow parking and shuttle service will be available from City Hall and the 41A District Court.

Sponsored by the Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee, the 2020 Cultural Ex...

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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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Press Releases
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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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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