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Teal ribbons honor loved one

By Carolyn Marnon – Every year for the past six years, Carpet One in Westland has wrapped teal ribbons around the trees and light posts on the main thoroughfares in Wayne and Westland. The teal ribbons are part of Turn the Towns Teal®, a national awareness campaign for...

Main Street awarded placemaking grant

Funding will be utilized to install overhead lighting and seating in Derby’s Alleyway in the heart of Downtown Wayne. Wayne Main Street was recently awarded a grant from the Greater Metropolitan Area Realtors Association (GMAR) for capital improvements in an underutilized...

Youth and Family Services assists families and teens

By Carolyn Marnon – Are you concerned that your child might be on the road of risky behaviors that could lead to more trouble somewhere down the line? One place you may be able to turn to for help is Wayne Youth and Family Services located in downtown Wayne. WYFS is...

Speech therapy program keeps growing

Children who have a difficult time communicating also have a difficult time interacting with their peers, doing well in school or performing many tasks their peers take for granted. That’s where the Summer Speech Therapy program at Beaumont Hospital Wayne comes in. The program...

Community clean-up Day for Downtown

Wayne Main Street will host a downtown Wayne Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, September 16th, from 9 a.m.-1p.m. Wayne Main Street will be holding their annual Fall Community Clean-Up Day on Saturday, September 16, from 9am-Noon. This annual event brings together members of the...

Bike club rolls through city

By Carolyn Marnon – Brian Ewanciw, owner of Icon Computer Solutions, and his girlfriend Jamey McCloskey bought bicycles last year and started riding. They soon found that bike riding was boring when it was just the two of them. They asked a few friends if they wanted to...

New city council person voted in

The city council, through a round-robin process of elimination that lasted 12 rounds on August 1, welcomed Jeremiah Webster as the new council person. Mr. Webster will fill the at-large city council position vacated by R. Terry Sutton IV with the term ending November 12, 2018....

Wayne Rocks

By Carolyn Marnon – Not only does Wayne rock because of the awesome concerts in the park that the Wayne Rotary has lined up for Goudy Park this summer, but Wayne rocks as a result of the kindness movement that was put into motion locally by Bernadette Brock. It was a simple...

Concerts in Goudy Park even bigger

The Wayne Rotary Concerts in Goudy Park series continues and keeps getting bigger. All concerts are at the amphitheater at Goudy Park at 7:30 p.m. Only four shows left for the season. August 9 – Kung Fu Diesel “Kung Fu Diesel is 3 piece, 3 chord American Rock & Roll band born...

State senator visits Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – Michigan State Senator Debbie Stabenow visited Wayne on August 4 to advocate for the Great Lakes and river restoration. She also visited several local small businesses, including Karma Coffee and ICON Computer Solutions. About 40 people gathered by the...