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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 late January

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.

The City of Shaker Heights Kicks Off District Weekends

A Monthly Series of Gatherings Starting on January 11


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.


New Mural Celebrates 100 Years of Fire Service to Shaker Heights

Public art commission also marks 10-year anniversary of new Fire House

Dateline: September 14, 2017 - In celebration of the Centennial of the Shaker Heights Fire Department (SHFD) and the 10-year anniversary of the construction of the new Fire House, the City of Shaker Heights hired artist Augusto Bordelois to create a large-scale mural on a brick wall of the building located at 16700 Chagrin Boulevard, which borders a pocket park.


City Council Considers Joining Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Dateline: August 24, 2017 - At its October 10 work session, Shaker Heights City Council will begin to consider a recommendation to contract with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH) for state mandated health services to residents effective January 1, 2018. Public comment will be accepted at this meeting.


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