Posted on: September 17, 2018
Hoping to make the upcoming holidays brighter for as many less- fortunate Sterling Heights families as possible, the city is teaming with public and private service organizations to coordinate and streamline each agency’s holiday assistance programs.
As it’s done over the course of the past two decades, the Sterling Heights Community Relations Department will initiate and draft a master list of families needing assistance wherein interested service organizations will dissect the list and ado...Read on...
Posted on: September 17, 2018
As part of the Sterling Heights Visioning 2030 Plan, the City prepared and adopted a Master Land Use Plan in 2017.
The concern over the nationwide decline of indoor shopping malls and the desire to ensure the long-term sustainability of Lakeside Mall was a principal focus of the Master Land Use Plan.
Over the past several months, the City has been working with the curr...Read on...
Posted on: September 13, 2018
The Sterling Heights Department of Public Works will host its third annual Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Public Works facility located at 7200 18 Mile Road.
The open house is being held in an effort to give the community a first-hand look at DPW equipment as well as provide an opportunity to meet the men and women who are out in their neighborhoods every day.
Attendees of the open house can sit in half-million...Read on...
Posted on: September 13, 2018
The City of Sterling Heights invites artists to submit sculpture designs for consideration to be installed in highly visible locations at parks around Sterling Heights in either Fall 2018 or Spring/Summer 2019.
The chosen sculptures will be permanently added to the City’s art collection and celebrated with a ribbon cutting and plaque installation. The sculpture must be made from a durable material and able to withstand the elements of Michigan weather....Read on...
Posted on: September 11, 2018
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,...Read on...
Posted on: September 7, 2018
The City of Sterling Heights will commemorate Patriot Day, the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, with a ceremony honoring first responders.
Sterling Heights Firefighters and Police Officers, as well as Mayor and City Council will attend as special guests. The ceremony takes place on Tuesday, September 11 at 10 a.m. at American House Sterling Meadows located at 33433 Schoenherr Road....Read on...
Posted on: August 20, 2018
Just after 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, the Sterling Heights Fire Department was alerted to an apartment fire in progress at Seville Terrace Apartments, off 15 Mile Road between Maple Lane and Dodge Park.
Upon arrival of the first fire crew, a well-involved fire was found in a first floor apartment, which was extending to the second floor rapidly. Heavy smoke was also spreading throughout the complex and fire crews were advised that there were possible vic...Read on...
Posted on: August 14, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 9, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: August 7, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 25, 2018
“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...Read on...
Posted on: July 24, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: July 13, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: July 9, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: July 5, 2018
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: July 2, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 29, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 6, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: June 5, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 4, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2018
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 ...Read on...
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Posted on: January 19, 2018
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...Read on...
Posted on: August 18, 2017
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...Read on...