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Posted on: September 23, 2020

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

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  • MEMORIAL DAY - Monday, May 29, 2023, closed, 1 day delay all week
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY - Tuesday, July 4, 2023, closed, 1 day delay all week
  • LABOR DAY - Monday, September 4, 2023, closed, 1 day delay all week
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Posted on: August 28, 2017

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Sterling Heights achieves score of 91/100 on Human Rights Campaign 2022 Municipal Equality Index

The city of Sterling Heights is proud to announce it has received a score of 91 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2022 Municipal Equality Index (MEI).

The MEI is a nationwide evaluation of 506 municipalities' laws, policies, and services that affect the lives of LGBTQ+ individuals.

In the latest MEI report, Sterling Heights received a score of 91 out of 100, an increase from its previous score o...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation Announces 2023 Scholarship Program

The Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation and its 10 scholarship sponsoring partners will award 19 scholarships totaling $32,000 to area college bound high school seniors and current college students living in Sterling Heights and Macomb County.

 Applications for each scholarship must be received or postmarked by March 10, 2023. Interested students can apply by visiting sterling-heights.net/communityfoundation and clicking on “scholarships” in the sidebar.

This marks t...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Sterling Heights Cultural Exchange Will Take Place on Feb. 24

The city of Sterling Heights and its Ethnic Community Committee will hold its 2023 Cultural Exchange on Friday, February 24, from 6-10 p.m. in the city’s Community Center, located at 40250 Dodge Park.

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

Sponsored by the Sterling Heights Ethnic Community Committee, the 2023 Cultural Exchange will ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2022

Sterling Heights Parks and Rec Department receives mParks facility design award for Esports Arena

The Michigan Parks and Recreation Association, known as mParks, recently announced the Sterling Heights Parks and Rec Department will receive an award of recognition this year at the mParks Conference & Trade Show at the Lansing Center on March 8, 2023.

Sterling Heights Parks and Recreation is being awarded a 2022-2023 Facility Design Award for the new Esports Arena that opened in October 2021 in the Sterling Heights Community Center. Judging criteria included the project’s purpose, local signi...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Sterling Heights continues outstanding audit results, receives GFOA’s highest financial awards

Results from an independent audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2022 showed that Sterling Heights continues to manage its finances remarkably well.

Results from an independent audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2022 showed that Sterling Heights continues to manage its finances remarkably well. 

Assistant Finance & Budget Director Nick Makie presented the audit to the Mayor and ...

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Posted on: November 8, 2022

Sterling Heights engages Davey Resource Group for upcoming tree inventory

The Sterling Heights has engaged urban forestry consulting firm Davey Resource Group Inc. to conduct a comprehensive inventory and assessment of an estimated 37,500 trees on public streets in City parks.

The project is part of an ongoing initiative to help City officials understand the current tree population, prioritize tree maintenance and ensure the community has a healthy and sustainable urban forest.

The tree inventory effort the City initiated with a...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Sterling Heights Sustainability Commission wins prestigious state planning award

The Sterling Heights Sustainability Commission was awarded the Outstanding Resiliency and Sustainability Award for the 2022 Planning Excellence Awards by the Michigan Association of Planners (MAP/APA Michigan) at their annual conference on Oct. 12.

The jury reviewing the plan, “found the topic areas to be highly specific to Sterling Heights, including a deep dive into opportunities and challenges with the context of the community and its development patterns.”

“We pride ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Macomb County drain project creates new hike/bike path

Walkers, joggers and bicyclists can enjoy a scenic new route in Sterling Heights as part of a recently completed project along the Red Run Drain.

The new 1.35-mile hike/bike trail branches south from the Freedom Trail on Metropolitan Parkway, curves behind Freedom Hill County Park and continues west to Schoenherr Road.

“The trail makes a beautiful area accessible to the public. It&rsqu...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

Sterling Heights Councilwoman Deanna Koski Receives MML’s Jim Sinclair Exceptional Service Award

Sterling Heights City Councilmember Deanna Koski recently received the Jim Sinclair Exceptional Service Award from the Michigan Municipal League.

The Sinclair Award celebrates a person dedicated to public service who has shown passion and commitment to the League, enthusiastically supporting its mission, and promoting its purpose.

“On behalf of the League and the City of Sterling Heights, ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

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

Data has been released from the Department of Justice – Federal Bureau of Investigation – NIBRS 2021 Crime Data Explorer, and the city of Sterling Heights is once again noted as 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 225 to...

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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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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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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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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 20, 2022

New Hours Staring January 9

The library is optimizing its hours of operations! Please plan accordingly. 

Starting January 9, 2023, the library will be changing its Monday through Thursday hours to 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Hours of operation will be:

Monday through Thursday&nb...

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