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Call it a Comeback Beavers, wild turkeys now living along revitalized Rouge River

By Kurt Kuban – I began organizing Rouge Rescue in Wayne back in 2001. In the months leading up to that first river clean up, I was walking along the Rouge trying to figure out where to start. Everywhere you looked there was trash — shopping carts, tires and just...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Downtown clean-up day an overwhelming success

On a beautiful April morning (Saturday, April 21), over 150 volunteers gathered in downtown Wayne to participate in Wayne’s Annual Clean-Up Day. Volunteers were broken up into teams and positioned throughout downtown, charged with picking up trash and removing debris that had...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Wayne rotary donates quilts

By Carolyn Marnon – David Carpenter started quilting fifteen years ago. His first quilt, a log cabin quilt with animals on muslin was on display outside the Home Economics department at Wayne Memorial High School at one time. It now graces the back of the couch in his home....
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Historic recall in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – The election to recall City Councilman Christopher Sanders has finally occurred despite obstacles to get the recall on the ballot. After a dispicable and slanderous campaign by Councilman Sanders. Councilman Jeremiah Webster defeated him by approximately...
Posted On 10 May 2018

Ethics Team continues reign as State Champions

By Carolyn Marnon – State champions for the second year in a row, the Wayne Memorial Ethics Bowl team is heading off to the April 20 National Championship in North Carolina where they will face off against approximately 24 teams in their quest to become National Champions....
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

Walk for your health

Healthy Wayne, the community group that supports healthy lifestyles, is gearing up for their 3rd annual Healthy Wayne Community Walk which will take place on Wednesday, April 25. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Goudy Park Amphitheater behind City Hall, 3355 S. Wayne Rd....
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

It takes a Village

By Carolyn Marnon – Melissa Tracy and Emily Rodler believe it takes a village to raise a child. It also takes a village to train a child in dance or gymnastics. They took that quote with unknown origins and used it as the philosophy behind their almost 2-year old business...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

Chocolate walk tickets on sale

Organizers are planning for this year’s event to be significantly larger than last year’s Chocolate Walk. Wayne Main Street’s Third Annual Chocolate Walk will take place in downtown Wayne on Saturday, May 12, from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tickets for last year’s Chocolate Walk...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

Transforming Derby’s Alley into a useable public space

By Maxwell Cameron – Derby’s Alley, located next to the Flagship Boutique on Michigan Avenue, is getting a substantial makeover from Wayne Main Street. In 2017, we obtained funding from the American Association of Retired Persons, the Greater Metropolitan Area Realtors...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018

JROTC heading to national championship

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Memorial JROTC program recently travelled to River Rouge High School for the annual Drill Team Competition. WMHS won this event last year and the cadets have been preparing all year to retain their title. After rising to the challenge, the...
Posted On 12 Apr 2018