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June 2018 News Briefs

Outdoor game nights Join Wayne Main Street as they present Game Nights in Derby’s Alley (34924 W. Michigan Ave). You can bring your own games or choose from the selection of board and outdoor games WMS will have available. Learn a new game, challenge new opponents, swap...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Enter the Window on Wayne photo contest

Helium Studio is delighted to announce the 2018 “Window on Wayne” photography contest as part of the City of Wayne’s Downtown Days, July 12-14. This year’s theme is “Art-o-motive.” To honor the history of Wayne as it related to automobile companies, this...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Downtown Days returns to Wayne in July

Maxwell Cameron – Here in Wayne, we thrive on our amazing community spirit, so what better way to celebrate our sense of community than by throwing a great summer event! This July, our downtown will be hosting the 2nd Annual Downtown Days, which is a three-day event. Wayne...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Free bicycle tune-ups Saturdays in June

This June, Wayne Main Street (WMS) will be partnering with the Wayne Bicycle Club and Wayne Bicycle Shop to host three bicycle safety inspection events. The events will take place Saturdays in June from 12:00 (Noon)-4:00 p.m. running from June 13 – 30 at the Wayne Bicycle Shop,...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Wayne employee hits 60 year mark with city

By Carolyn Marnon – After 60 years with the City of Wayne, you would think DPW (Department of Public Works) Administration Assistant Patty Ditmore would be ready to move on to the golden years of retirement and all that retirement brings with it. It’s not happening. “I like...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Students build rain garden

Rotary Park II in the City of Wayne located on Chamberlain received a beautiful upgrade this past week funded by a five hundred dollar grant. The 4th grade students of Hoover Elementary School and their teachers Amy Morris and Andrea Demeka designed and planted a Rain Garden. To...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Let’s play ball

By Carolyn Marnon – State Representative Robert Kosowski procured a $100,000 grant from the State of Michigan to help with the development of parks and recreation in Wayne. The grant was to be used for an athletic facility; the baseball fields at Forest Park were chosen for...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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State of the Wayne-Westland School District

By Carolyn Marnon – An overflow crowd had to settle into the John Glenn High School media center on April 11 to listen to Wayne Westland School District’s inaugural State of the District Address given by Superintendent Dr. Shelley Holt. Dr. Holt told the crowd gathered in...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Helping students soar to new heights

By Carolyn Marnon – Connecting. Modelling. Joining. Shaping. Bringing together. Uniting. All these words are related to the word “welding.” They can also be used to describe what happens in the welding classroom at William D. Ford Technical Center, part of the Wayne...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Ghost hunting: is it real?

By Carolyn Marnon – Friday the 13th. It can strike fear into anyone. Long considered an unlucky day in Western superstition, it has inspired a 19th century secret society (the Thirteen Club), an early 20th century novel (Friday the Thirteenth), a horror film franchise...
Posted On 12 May 2018