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Posted on: September 20, 2022

City Seeks Artwork for Public Display

The Sterling Heights Arts Commission is seeking applicants for the City’s Featured Artist program.

 The Featured Artist program showcases the creative works of some of Metro Detroit’s finest artists.  Artists selected will have their works displayed for a two-month period in a large, locked showcase located on the s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Sterling Heights City Council to Honor Committee's Diversity Champs

The Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee awarded six honorees at its 15th annual Diversity Distinction Awards dinner on Sept. 14 at the Macedonian Cultural Center.

The Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee proudly partnered with the Sterling Heights City Council in presenting these awards, provided through the generosity of Comcast, to deserving individuals, organizations and businesses that make a difference ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Sterling Heights Police Department first in Macomb County to unveil transparency dashboard

Sterling Heights Police Department has become the first department in Macomb County, Mich. to launch a “transparency dashboard” through Tyler Technologies, a leader in integrated software and technology services to the public sector.

The dashboard is accessible under the police department section of the City’s website at and will allow the public to quickly and conveniently view up-to-date information regarding the department’s interaction with...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Sterling Heights Fire Department becomes first in Michigan to utilize Remote Methane Leak Detector

Next week, the Sterling Heights Fire Department will become the first fire department in the state of Michigan to have available a Remote Methane Leak Detector -

First Responder, a device that allows first responders to quickly scan common venting points within a structure from a safe distance to determine if methane gas is present. The $15,000 unit was donated to the department by the detector’s manufac...
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Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation Recognizes 2022 Scholarship Program Recipients

23 Scholarships totaling $26,000 being awarded.

On May 17 at 6 p.m., the Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation and its 11 scholarship sponsoring partners will award 23 scholarships totaling $26,000 to area college bound high school seniors and current college students living in Sterling Heights an...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Sterling Heights City Clerk’s Office releases new voting precinct map

Sterling Heights recently completed a redistricting project that has created new voting precinct boundaries for residents.

These changes stem from the new boundary maps for Congressional, Senate and House Districts recently approved by the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (ICRC) and the new Macomb County Commission District boundary map.


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Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Sterling Heights announces Sterlingfest 2022 entertainment lineup

At the May 4 City Council meeting, the city of Sterling Heights released a video announcing the Main Stage acts for Sterlingfest 2022. Most notably, the City has signed on Uncle Kracker as the headlining act for Saturday night!

Sterlingfest 2022 is set for Thursday, July 28 through Saturday, July 30, running 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.  The entire lineup for each of the four Sterlingfest 2022 stages is as follows:

Thursday, July 28

AT&T Main Stage 

7 p.m. - Elek...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Sterling Heights Police Department hires seven new officers; forms directed patrol unit

Sterling Heights remains the safest big city in the state of Michigan, and now Sterling Heights residents can feel even safer.

he Sterling Heights Police Department is hiring seven new police officers to better protect its more than 134,000 residents, visitors and businesses. Officers are currently being hired and trained and will start this summer.

“Our residents and ci...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2021

Sterling Heights is safest big city in Michigan again in 2020, according to newly released FBI crime

The FBI’s 2020 annual report Crime in the United States has been released, and FBI data reveals the city of Sterling Heights is once again the safest big city (over 100,000 population) in Michigan.

Sterling Heights was ranked safest among these communities in both total property crimes and violent crimes, as well as safest overall.

Sterling Heights recorded the lowest violent crime rate among all Michigan communities over 100,000 population at 237 to...

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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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