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Call for Artists: Make your Mark on Moreland
Seeking Concepts for Gateways and Historic Markers

Submission deadline March 30

Dateline: February 1, 2018 - The City of Shaker Heights announces a call for artists who want to make a mark on Moreland, one of the City’s historically and culturally significant neighborhoods.


District Weekends Events Return in February

Join Us for a Progressive Tasting Experience on Feb 8 and a Kids Indoor Playdate on Feb 10


Warrensville/Chagrin Electrical Work Begins Monday, February 5

Expect Traffic Delays

Dateline: January 31, 2018 - First Energy begins below ground electrical work at the intersection of Warrensville and Chagrin on Monday, February 5 in preparation for the demolition and rebuilding of the nearby RTA power station. There will be no RTA service disruptions. The work hours are from 6 pm - 4 am Monday through Thursday and will take approximately two weeks (weather permitting).


Shaker Makers Event

Innovators, creators, engineers, and entrepreneurs of all ages are invited to April 28 event.


Lane Closure: Farnsleigh Road Sewer Work

Construction begins the week of January 29

Dateline: January 17, 2018 - Crews will be relocating sewer lines on Farnsleigh Road, from Helen Road to Van Aken Boulevard. This work will cause significant traffic delays in the area of Farnsleigh and Warrensville Center Road. The anticipated duration of the project is 90 days, weather permitting.


City Offices to Close at 3 PM

Dateline: January 12, 2018 - Due to worsening weather conditions, City Hall and all City administrative offices, including the Municipal Court, will close at 3 pm today. Thornton Park Ice Arena and the Police Department watch office will remain open.

Service Yard Closure

Dateline: December 28, 2017 - There will be NO large item or recycling drop off this Saturday, December 30 due to the weather. The Service Yard will be closed. 

Service Yard Closure

Dateline: January 11, 2018- There will be NO large item or recycling drop off this Saturday, January 13 due to the weather. The Service Yard will be closed. 

Filing Delinquent RITA Returns

Updated Dateline: December 27, 2017 - Taxpayers who have neglected to file a municipal income tax return can avoid an appearance by simply e-filing returns at:, mailing or faxing to RITA the requested documents. Address/FAX number:


City Seeks Input on Moreland Neighborhood

Dateline: November 27, 2017 - As part of the Moreland Rising initiative and supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the City of Shaker Heights is engaging residents in a variety of ways to help inform the professional design of neighborhood gateways and historical markers to distinguish the City's Moreland neighborhood. Now through December 15, residents and other community members are invited to take an online survey to help in this process.

Multiple Cleveland-area Suburbs Could See Discolored Water

Dateline: November 16, 2017 - Shaker residents may experience discolored water over the next couple of days. This is due to an emergency water main repair by the City of Cleveland.

Learn more at Cleveland Water.

Call for Photos: Trees of Shaker Heights Photo Essay Exhibit

Entry Deadline December 16

Dateline: October 19, 2017 - A juried photography exhibit showcasing the magnificent trees and urban forest in Shaker Heights is being sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights, Shaker Heights Public Library and the Photo Club at the Nature Center of Shaker Lakes. It is now open for entries. The exhibit, entitled Rings of Life: The Trees of Shaker Heights: A Photographic Essay, will be shown at the Shaker Heights Public Library from February 1 to March 15. All photos will be available for purchase.


Chill & Toast - Free Outdoor Event Comes to the Van Aken District

Kick Off the Holiday Season with Fireside Festivities Under the Stars on December 1


Rotary Club of Shaker Heights to Honor Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year

Annual awards presentation to be held October 18

Dateline: October 10, 2017 - The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights will honor its 2016 Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year on Wednesday, October 18 at 8:00 am. The awards program will be conducted by President Charlie Mayer. Rotary members John Sobotincic and Bob Ault will present the awards to Police Sergeant Daniel D. Grispino and Firefighter/Paramedic Benjamin Miller. Honorees will receive a plaque for their service, as well as a monetary gift in front of guests and City officials, including Mayor Earl M. Leiken and members of City Council.


Saturday, February 24, 2018


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