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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

Honor guard walking in the Memorial Day Parade in Shaker Heights, Ohio

Mark your calendars for the Shaker Heights Memorial Day celebrations on Monday, May 27. The annual ceremony and parade brings together a grateful community to memorialize the nation's war dead, and to honor local heroes serving in all branches of the mili...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Shaker Heights Joins U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Cities and Community Program

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The City proudly announces its participation in the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED for Cities and Communities grant program. Through this program Shaker Heights will benefit from financial assistance, educational resources and technical support ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

2019 Deer Questionnaire Now Available

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Part of the City’s deer management program includes an annual questionnaire to evaluate its effectiveness. Even if you have completed it in previous years, please do so again and share it with others who may wish to share their input. 

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Citizens Police Academy Enrollment Now Open

Shaker Heights Police Department badge

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Citizens Police Academy. This popular 10-week program is sponsored by Shaker's Police and Fire Departments and is open to Shaker Heights residents and those who work in the City full-time. The course is int...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

The Mayor's Report

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View the May 2019 edition of The Mayor's Report at  https://cvcpl.us/vYBDcvR.

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Gas Main Replacement: Lomond & Sussex

Orange construction barrels on dug up road.

Dominion Energy will begin two gas main replacement projects affecting the Lomond and Sussex neighborhoods. 

Winslow Gas Main Replacement

The east-west limits for this project are Normandy Rd. to Lynnfield Rd. west. The north-south limits are Van A...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

City ENews

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View the May 2019 edition of City ENews at  https://conta.cc/2V46N0Z.

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

Exit from Lomond Alley to Close Permanently on May 6

Do Not Enter Sign

Lomond Alley will no longer connect to the parking lot at the Wendy’s located at the intersection of Warrensville Center Road and Chagrin Boulevard, effective Monday, May 6. Access was always one-way in an eastbound direction, but traffic in bot...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

Huntington Rd. Water Main Replacement

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

Crews will begin a major waterline improvement project on Huntington Road — from Onaway Rd. to Coventry Rd. — on Monday, April 8. The project is scheduled for completion by early July (weather permitting)

For the duration of the project:

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Van Aken District Receives National Planning Award

VanAkenDistrict

A sustained planning effort to establish a true downtown in Shaker Heights will receive the Gold 2019 National Planning Achievement Award for Implementation from the American Planning Association (APA). The award recognizes the Van Aken District for imple...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Shaker Lakes Dam Improvements

Lower Lake dam in Shaker Heights, Ohio

Updated May 24: The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) expects to begin draining Green Lake the week of June 3.

Updated May 22: NEORSD will begin draining Lower Lake the week of May 27. This process should take approximately a week. The work o...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

2019 Preservation Month Photo Contest

Kids lined up for Lomond bike parade

The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission seeks submissions to its seventh annual Preservation Month Photo Contest. The contest was created in honor of National Preservation Month, which is celebrated each May by preservation organizations across the country...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

South Woodland: Sidewalk and Curb Repairs/Repaving Between Warrensville Center and Brighton Roads

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

Update (May 1): Paving on South Woodland is delayed until May 2 due to weather.

Weather permitting, crews will begin repairing sidewalks and curbs on South Woodland Rd. (between Warrensville Center Rd. and Brighton Rd.) on Wednesday, March 27. Flaggers wil...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Street Resurfacing Starts in April

Orange Road Work Ahead sign

The City plans to begin its 2019 street resurfacing projects in mid-April (weather permitting). Construction is anticipated to take 100 calendar days (also weather permitting). The City will provide updates as the schedule is finalized.

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Gas Main Replacement: Fairmount Boulevard

Dominion Ohio crews working on gas main

Update (April 25)

On Monday, April 29, Dominion's contractor will begin installing a new gas main and service connections on Fairmount Blvd. For the duration of this phase (about four weeks), one of the two eastbound lanes on Fairmount will be closed from ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Gas Main Replacement: Boulevard Area

Orange construction barrels on dug up road.

UPDATE (March 26): Dominion will begin installing the new gas main on Shaker Boulevard westbound starting at West Park and continuing west into Cleveland. This portion of the project is scheduled to start on April 1. Traffic will be maintained, but lanes ...

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