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Taylorsville citizen committee focused on reducing a leading cancer cause

The Taylorsville City Public Safety Committee has sold more than 125 radon gas test kits to city residents, as it continues its volunteer effort to help make people safe.

Taylorsville voters will have dozens of options for casting their ballots this year

Taylorsville voters will be able to cast ballots in city races this year by mail or at polling locations throughout Salt Lake County.

A new era of fire protection dawns at the spacious UFA fire station on Redwood Road

New Taylorsville-Plymouth UFA fire station is seven times larger than the old one.

Youth dancers compete to benefit hungry children

More than 1,250 dancers from across the Wasatch Front participated in the sixth annual Will Dance for Food Competition, which benefits local, hungry children.

Industrialism Drives Utah Women to the Workplace

American Industrialism at the turn of the 20th century brought Utah women out of their homes and into the workplace. There they faced inequality and wage disparity.

Expropriated: Residents lose property in Bangerter Highway project

The 2017 Bangerter Highway project to create freeway-style interchanges at four intersections may alleviate major southwestern traffic congestion in the county, but it doesn’t come without a cost.

Meet Reed, the balloon guy

One Taylorsville resident spends his days creating balloon animals for children in the community.

Expropriated: Residents lose property in Bangerter Highway project

The $208 million Bangerter project will displace 96 homeowners and two businesses as the land is used to make way for expanded interchanges

Guests at Taylorsville City’s only motel could face a new tax

Taylorsville City is considering a new transient tax to help cover police response expenses at the city’s only motel.

Recycling in the valley made easier: steps and tips on using your green bin

For years, community members across the Salt Lake Valley have put out big green bins to symbolize they not only have waste to get rid of but recycled materials to send off to be reused.

 

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