Christmas Tree Lighting is Tuesday, Dec. 1 at City Hall
The City of Dearborn Heights Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m. on the grounds of the City Hall (6045 Fenton). Join us for music, singing, free refreshments, the tree lighting and a visit by Santa (Santa will pose with kids for photos after the tree lighting, so bring your cameras!).
Pro Wrestling Match Tues. Dec. 8 to Benefit Donovan VFW PostWrestling fans, mark your calendars for Tuesday, December 8 - that's the day the area's best pro wrestlers (led by Dearborn Heights' own Rhino) will invade the O.W. Best Middle school for a no-holds-barred, no disqualification match to benefit the Donovan VFW Post. Wayne County Commissioner Gary Woronchak will serve as the event commissioner.
The event will take place in the O.W. Best Middle School Gymnasium, which is located at 22201 Powers Street. The doors open at 7:00 p.m. / the bell rings at 7:30. Admission is $7 for adults / $5 for kids. C'mon out December 8 and take part in the action!
Click here for more information.
Ordinance & Animal Control Department Open House Set for Wednesday, December 16
The City of Dearborn Heights' Ordinance & Animal Control Department will hold an open house Wednesday, December 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in their office at the Dearborn Heights City Hall, 6045 Fenton. Meet the ordinance & Animal Control Department members, see the animal control truck, ask questions, take some informative handouts, and enjoy some free refreshments!
Click here for the event flyer.
Questions on Health Care Tax Credits?
Estimate how much of a tax credit you could receive to help pay for your monthly premiums when applying for health insurance on healthcare.gov.
Need help applying? Navigators are available in your area! Call our Naviagtors at the Eton Senior Center 734-679-7833 or the Berwyn Senior Center 734-679-7645 for more info.
Click here for a Tax Credit Subsidy Calculator.
Attention: AT & T Cable Customers
To solve the problem of intermittent outages of the City's Government Access Cable Channel (channel 99), we removed a piece of equipment from our TV studio and shipped it back to the manufacturer for repair. As a result, AT & T customers will not be able to access the City of Dearborn Heights' Government Access channel for the next few weeks.
Most programs normally seen over this channel (including the City Council meetings) can still be viewed on YouTube 24/7 by typing the word "WDHT-TV" in the YouTube key word search box.
This outage affects ONLY the City of Dearborn Heights Government Access Channel on the AT & T cable system.
Need Help Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace Maze?
The City of Dearborn Heights has joined the cities of Garden City and Westland in a new and innovative consortium designed to help residents navigate the complex (and often confusing) Health Insurance Marketplace.
Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Began November 1 - if you need help with enrolling or re-enrolling, this new program can help! Call today and get your questions answered.
It's time to get covered!
To reach us at the Berwyn Senior Community Center, call 734-679-7645.
To reach us at the Eaton Senior Community Center, call 734-679-7833.
Note: This assistance is not limited to seniors - it is available and free to residents of all ages.
Click here for more information on this new plan.
Do NOT Burn Fallen Leaves!
This is a reminder that burning fallen leaves in the City of Dearborn Heights is against City Ordinance. Only firewood applicable for use in recreational bonfires (no leaves, grass, trash, discarded construction materials, etc.) may be burned.
Saints Peter & Paul Ladies Auxiliary Hosts 27th Annual Arts & Crafts Show Saturday November 21
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Saints Peter & Paul Church is hosting its 27th annual Arts & Crafts Show Saturday, November 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A wide variety of holiday items will be on sale, including angels, snowmen, jewelry, "scraps" wreaths, gift baskets, candles, a 50/50 raffle, raffle prizes, a bake sale and more. The sale is located at 750 North Beech Daly Road (just South of Ford Road). Admission is $2.00 (which includes a raffle ticket.
Click here for more information.
Last Day for Yard Waste Pickup Extended to December 4
Dearborn Heights' waste haulers will make their last pick-up of leaves/yard waste on Friday, December 4.
Employees Sought for New 3-City Insurance Consortium
The City of Dearborn Heights is participating in a new 3-city (Dearborn Heights, Garden City, Westland) consortium designed to assist residents with navigating the complex (and sometimes confusing) task of securing health care insurance through the Federal Marketplace.
This service will be provided through trained, part-time employees ("Navigators"), which will be hired by Garden City. Some of these Navigators will be based in Dearborn Heights. Responsibilities include direct interaction with the public and completing tasks related to the day-to-day operation of the Navigator Program. Garden City is now accepting applications from
For more information on this new employment opportunity, click here.
Dearborn Heights 2014 Water Quality Report is Now Available
Interested in knowing more about the quality of Dearborn Heights' water? The new 2014 Water Quality Report is completed, and available for review.
Click here for a copy of the 2014 Water Quality Report.
City Council Meetings Now on YouTubeThe City of Dearborn Heights City Council meetings are now available for viewing in their entirety on YouTube. The recordings begin with the first meeting of 2015, which was the January 13 meeting. Current meetings will be loaded onto the YouTube system, and will be available 2-3 days following the actual meeting date (due to the amount of time it takes to upload the large files into the YouTube system).
Curbside Recycling - What Can (and Can't) be RecycledDo you ever wonder (as you are preparing to drop that item in your recycling bin) if it is on the "acceptable" list for recycling? Wonder no more - the Waste Management Corporation has produced a convenient handout explaining what can (and can't) be recycled.
Click here to see Waste Management's recycling guidelines.
Residents Reminded to "Run Their Water" After Main BreaksThe City of Dearborn Heights experiences water main breaks from time to time throughout the city. As repairs are being made, small amounts of rust coloration are often released into the water supply. If you experience this discoloration in your water, simply run your water for a short period (10-15 minutes) until the discoloration dissipates and your water appears clear again. Although not harmful if consumed, laundering white or light-colored fabrics in discolored water could result in rust-colored stains.
Calendar of EventsClick here for a calendar of events taking place around the city
Calendar of Recreation Department Programs and ActivitiesFor a list of current events and activities, click here.
Waste Management Holiday Trash Pick-Up Schedule