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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Sterling Heights to Celebrate Memorial Day with Annual Parade on May 27

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The City of Sterling Heights and its Arts Commission are making preparations for the 45th Annual Sterling Heights Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 27, 2024.  The parade theme is "Salute to Service: Honoring Heroes & Innovati...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Sterling Heights CommUNITY Alliance and Sterling Heights Public Library host ‘Page Turners Social’

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The Sterling Heights CommUNITY Alliance and the Sterling Heights Public Library are teaming up to host Page Turners Social, a casual, social event where adults of all ages can read, relax and relate with fellow bibliophiles. The free event will take place...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Look No Further: Unveiling Sterling Heights’ Vibrant Identity

Look No Further

Sterling Heights is one of Michigan’s largest cities, ranking fourth in population behind Detroit, Grand Rapids and Warren. And with a total area of more than 36 square miles, our footprint and our people have so much to offer!  

For decades, the ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Sterling Heights Embarks on Rewrite of Master Land Use Plan

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The city of Sterling Heights is embarking on an exciting journey toward its future with the initiation of a comprehensive Master Land Use Plan, signaling the city’s commitment to thoughtful growth, sustainability and community wealth building. T...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Sterling Heights Unveils Visioning 2040 Strategic Plan and Look No Further Branding Campaign

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The city of Sterling Heights unveiled two bold new plans at their annual strategic planning meeting on Jan. 30: the Visioning 2040 strategic plan alongside an innovative branding and storytelling campaign, both of which will be used to shape the future an...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024 | Last Modified on: June 19, 2023

Sterling Heights City Manager and Employee Group Recognized with DEI Leadership Award

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Sterling Heights City Manager Mark Vanderpool was recently presented a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Award from the Michigan Municipal Executives at the annual MME Conference in Lansing, Mich. This award recognizes MME professionals that have...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation Announces 2024 Scholarship Program

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The Sterling Heights Area Community Foundation and its 12 scholarship sponsoring partners will award 21 scholarships totaling $34,000 this May to area college bound high school seniors and current college students living in Sterling Heights and Macomb Cou...

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Posted on: January 17, 2024

Sterling Heights Public Library Introduces Innovative "Library of Things" Collection

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The Sterling Heights Public Library is thrilled to announce the launch of its latest collection, the "Library of Things" (LoT). This exciting addition offers Sterling Heights residents an extensive array of items beyond books and traditional lib...

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Posted on: December 20, 2023

City of Sterling Heights Receives Highest Audit Opinion and GFOA’s Highest Financial Awards

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Results from an independent audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2023 showed that Sterling Heights continues to maintain a strong financial position.

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

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

City of Sterling Heights African American Coalition Launches Membership Recruitment Campaign

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The Sterling Heights African American Coalition is excited to announce the launch its first ever membership recruitment campaign, aimed at strengthening the voice and impact of African Americans in the community.

The Coalition is a dynamic and influential ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Velocity Secures Grant to Drive Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Macomb County

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In a significant stride towards fostering innovation and supporting small businesses, Velocity, the Macomb County SmartZone, has been chosen as one of the regional grantees to receive funding from the state’s Small Business Support Hubs (SBSH) p...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

Sterling Heights Drug Free Coalition Secures $600k+ Grant

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The Sterling Heights Drug Free Coalition announced at the Dec. 5 Sterling Heights City Council meeting that it has been awarded a substantial grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under the Drug Free Communities Support Program. ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Sterling Heights Achieves A+ Score on Human Rights Campaign 2023 Municipal Equality Index

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The city of Sterling Heights is proud to announce it has received a score of 99 on the Human Rights Campaign's 2023 Municipal Equality Index (MEI). The MEI is a nationwide evaluation of 506 municipalities' laws, policies, and services th...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Sterling Heights EV Fleet Pilot Program Pioneers Green Transportation Solutions

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It’s no secret the cost to procure and maintain vehicle fleets have increased exponentially. It’s also no surprise that each year we release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than natural processes can remove. That’s wh...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Sterling Heights Awards 10-year Refuse Removal Contract to Priority Waste

Priority Waste

In another move to innovate resident services and create a sustainable future for its community, the city of Sterling Heights will be transitioning to a unified cart system and universal curbside recycling for all residents beginning in April 2024. At its...

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