Posted on: September 20, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 19, 2022
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 ...Read on...
Posted on: July 22, 2022
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 sterling-heights.net and will allow the public to quickly and conveniently view up-to-date information regarding the department’s interaction with...Read on...
Posted on: June 15, 2022
The Sterling Heights African American Coalition will host a much-anticipated Juneteenth Celebration on Friday, June 17 from 5-9 p.m. at the Dodge Park Farmers Market Pavilion, 40620 Utica Road. The public is encouraged to attend this free event.
The 2022 Juneteenth Celebration will feature 20 educational tables and displays from area businesses, groups, organizations as well as entertainment including live music, a DJ, a special Juneteenth poetry reading, dance performance, a martial arts demonst...Read on...
Posted on: May 18, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 13, 2022
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.
Voting ...Read on...
Posted on: May 6, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: May 2, 2022
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2022
The city of Sterling Heights has been upgraded to a positive financial outlook from S&P (Standard and Poor’s) Global Ratings.
S&P noted a number of factors influencing their rating, including:
- A strong local economy with continuing major construction activity
- Low debt in comparison to authorized debt limits allowed in the City’s charter
- Strong fina...
Posted on: September 28, 2021
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...Read on...
Posted on: November 14, 2018
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...Read on...