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Posted on: August 14, 2018

City to open Employee Health & Wellness Center

On Monday, Aug. 20 at 2 p.m., the City of Sterling Heights will hold a ribbon-cutting event to open the brand new Sterling Heights Employee Health & Wellness Center

The new facility will provide access to primary and preventive healthcare to City of Sterling Heights employees and their dependents, covered by the City’s health plan. This new Health & Wellness Center is the launch of a collaborative partn...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2018

ETHNIC COMMITTEE SEEKS NOMINATIONS OF THOSE THAT CHAMPION DIVERSITY

The Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee is currently seeking nominations of individuals and businesses that champion diversity for its annual Diversity Dinner to be held Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Century Banquet Center in Sterling Heights.

Nominees should either be Sterling Heights residents, businesses or corporations doing business in the city.

To be considered for the prestigious honor, individual nominees should:

•        Promote understanding ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2018

City of Sterling Heights to host third-annual State of the City address on Sept. 28

City of Sterling Heights Mayor Michael C. Taylor will deliver the third-annual State of the City Address on Friday, Sept. 28.

At this annual presentation, Taylor will discuss the successes and challenges for Sterling Heights in the past 12 months as well as a look ahead to what’s in store for Sterling Heights in 2019.

This year’s presentation will have a speci...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Statement from City of Sterling Heights Mayor Michael C. Taylor

“Our hearts are heavy with sadness in Sterling Heights with the passing of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, CEO, Sergio Marchionne.

We are eternally thankful Mr. Marchionne gave SHAP a second chance, not to mention Chrysler, protecting thousands of jobs. His legacy will live on in communities across the United States and Europe. On behalf of the entire City Council and the City of Ste...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Sterling Heights Fire Department seeking residents to participate in Civilian Fire Academy this fall

The Sterling Heights Fire Department is looking for candidates to take part in the Civilian Fire Academy beginning this fall.

This is an opportunity for residents to get an inside look at the operation of the Sterling Heights Fire Department and get a taste of what it is like to be a Firefighter/Paramedic. Due to the hands-on nature of the program, the class size is limited and ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2018

Breaking and Entering Of Pharmacy Leads To Police Pursuit In Sterling Heights

On 07/08/18 at 4:30 AM the Sterling Heights Police Department was dispatched to 43009 Hayes (Sunshine Pharmacy) on breaking and entering alarm.

Prior to Officers making the scene they were advised by dispatch that Clinton Twp. Police Department  had a breaking and entering that occurred in the same area.  The alarm company advised Dispatch that there was a GPS tracker inside of ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Annual book sale climbs to new heights

The Sterling Heights Public Library’s signature book sale and signing is returning for its fourth year.

On Saturday, July 28, over fifty talented Michigan authors and six local and national writers groups will take part in the library’s Local Author Book Sale. The sale is a prominent feature of the City of Sterling Heights’ annual festiv...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Suspect Taking Photos Of Women In Dressing Rooms At Target, Arraigned on Felony Charges

Brandon Devon Woods

The suspect wanted for taking photos of women in dressing rooms at the Target Store in Sterling Heights, was arraigned on felony charges.

The store is located at 2310 Metropolitan Pkwy.  The suspect who was identified as Brandon Devon Woods, 12-31-90 from Southfield, was charged with two counts of capturing an image of an unclothed person.  Each charge is punishable of up ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Deceased Person located in the Clinton River in Sterling Heights

On 06/30/18 at 4:30 p.m., kayakers paddling down the Clinton River called 911 to report a possible deceased body floating in the water.

The kayakers lost sight of the body as they awaited the arrival of emergency personnel. The Sterling Heights Fire Department along with the Shelby Twp. Fire Department checked the river and were unsuccessful in locating the body at the time. The search wa...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2018

City of Sterling Heights to break ground on new Community Center

The City of Sterling Heights will break ground on its new Community Center on Tuesday, July 3, the largest project associated with the Recreating Recreation millage passed by voters in 2016.

The Community Center is estimated to be 98,000 square feet and will be located on Dodge Park Road across from the existing Library, Police Station and City Campus. The Community Center will house two (2) gymnasiums, five (5) dance and fitness rooms and be...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Public Works to temporarily close two lanes of Van Dyke beginning June 18 for water main repairs

The Sterling Heights Department of Public Works (DPW) will be temporarily closing two northbound lanes of Van Dyke Road beginning Monday, June 18 to perform necessary underground water main repairs.

On June 11, DPW Director Mike Moore said the department was notified of water coming out of a utility structure at the corner of New Bradford and Van Dyke. After being dispatched to the site, DPW staff identified a water main break under Van Dyke. Crews w...

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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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Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Sterling Heights leadership continues planning for future of Lakeside Mall

City of Sterling Heights leadership is continuing to take proactive planning measures to ensure a vibrant future for Lakeside Mall, historically the City’s largest retail hub.

The latest efforts include working with a consultant to prepare a thorough Urban Design Plan for Lakeside as well as visits to successful revamped former brick and mortar mall locations.

City leadership has been strategically planning the future of the Lak...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2018

City of Sterling Heights to unveil first public art mural, new public art digital story map

The City of Sterling Heights recently revamped its Public Art Program and plans to unveil a number of murals throughout the City in 2018.

The first of its kind was recently installed on the back of the Sterling Heights Public Library in the Children’s Garden. The City is coordinating a reception to mark the official completion of the mural at 6 p.m. on June 19.

The City’s...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

City Council urges Michigan legislature to enact stricter weight limits to protect roadways

The City Council adopted a resolution at its regular meeting Tuesday urging the Michigan Legislature and Gov. Rick Snyder to enact stricter weight limit controls, penalties and enforcement guidelines to protect state and local roadways and highways.

The City of Sterling Heights mailed letters to Lansing this week containing the resolution.

Michigan has the highest allowable weight for trucks in the United States, 164,000 pounds versus the Federal standard of 80,000 pounds. During the winter of 2017-20...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

41-A District Court to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Michigan’s District Court with open house

The 41-A District Court is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Michigan’s Court System as well as the 50th Anniversary of the City of Sterling Heights with an open house for the general public from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 22 at 40111 Dodge Park Road.

The City of Sterling Heights was also incorporated as a City 50 years ago on July 1, 1968. As such, leaders at the 41-A Court thought this would be a wonderful opportunity to encourage the community to come see the inside of the Court in a friend...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Recognize the efforts of your neighbors by nominating their properties for Beautification Award

Nominations for the Beautification Commission’s annual Beautification Awards program, which honors property owners who go above and beyond in terms of landscaping, are now being accepted until Friday, August 24.

Photographs of the front of nominated properties can be brought into City Hall,

e-mailed to cityhall@sterling-heights.net or mailed to: Community Relations, 40555 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313, attn: Beautification Awards.

Homes are juried on the &...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2018

City partners with DC3S, Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors to raise funds to purchase service dog

Sterling

This summer, the City is partnering with DC3S and the Grosse Pointe Board of Realtors (GPBR) to launch a fundraising campaign in an effort to raise $25,000 to sponsor a service dog that will be gifted to a Michigan veteran or first responder.

The dog, named “Sterling,” will be ready for pairing in 2019.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(C)3 that trains medical service dogs to mitigate the challenges associated with several disabilities, including: PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorde...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Federal INFRA grant paves the way for the $185 million reconstruction of Mound Road

The US Dept. of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has selected a joint application by Macomb County and the cities of Sterling Heights and Warren to be sent on as a recommended Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant project to be funded by Congress.

The United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has selected a joint application by Macomb County and the cities of Sterling Heights and Warren to be sent on as a recommended Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant project to be fund...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Sterling Heights to test new technology for road maintenance on Saal Road

In an effort to innovate and explore new road construction processes, the City of Sterling Heights will be testing a new epoxy material for joint and pavement repairs on Saal Road beginning Monday, May 21.

The City Council recently approved a contract with Performance Roads LLC to provide joint and pavement repairs to Saal Road between Cornell Drive and Alpena Drive. The joint and pavement repair includes cleaning out all existing material, known as cold pa...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

Macomb County announces $10.2 million Mound Road resurfacing project from 14 to 18 Mile Roads

Macomb County announced Wednesday in a press conference it will proceed with a $10.2 million complete resurfacing of Mound Road this year.

This summer, Mound Road will be completely resurfaced from 14 Mile to 18 Mile Roads in both directions for a total cost of $10.2 million. The funding is 80% federal, 10% City and 10% County funding. The resurfacing will be completed by the end of 2018.

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 24, 2018

City officials announce road improvements to exceed $77 million over the next five years

City officials announced at their annual Strategic Planning session Tuesday a schedule of various road improvement projects totaling $77,539,000 planned to take place over the next five years.

This is in addition to more than $100 million spent in various road improvements over the past few years, said City Engineer Brent Bashaw. Recent improvements include the reconstruction of Van Dyke, M-59, Dequindre Road, Dodge Park Road, 15 Mile Road and ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

City selling 50th Anniversary & Love Sterling Heights apparel in honor of golden anniversary

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration, the City of Sterling Heights is now selling apparel and promotional items.

The merchandise will be on sale for the entire duration of 2018 for anyone interested in supporting the City’s golden anniversary.

The City developed two apparel styles — “50th Anniversary” and “Love Sterli...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2017

Sterling Heights City Council approves local match required for a $130 million grant for Mound Road

City Council passed a resolution pledging support for the application by the Macomb County Department of Roads on behalf of Innovate Mound for an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America Grant and making a commitment to fund the City's local match.

The City is a founding partner with the County of Macomb and the City of Warren in the Innovate Mound Project, an initiative that seeks to transform nine miles of the Mound Road corridor, from Interstate 696 to State Route M-59. The project includes a new...

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