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June New Briefs

Farmers Market The Wayne Farmers Market is now open from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesdays through October at Goudy Park., behind Wayne City Hall, 3355 S. Wayne Road. Farmers will offer locally grown produce, plants and flowers. There will also be a variety of other local vendors, music and...

Library reduces hours

Beginning April 1 The Wayne Public Library will once again reduce its hours. They will be open 31 hours per week. The new hours will be: 12-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday 12-5 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday The library will be closed on Sunday and Monday. They will also cut out...

Wayne becomes Main Street Community

By Jenny Johnson – The city got good news from Lansing. Gov. Rick Snyder announced three communities were selected to Select Level of the Michigan Main Street program. In addition to Wayne the cities of Three Rivers and Grayling were also chosen by the Michigan State...

March News Briefs

City sells fire truck City council voted  to sell the Wayne fire department’s aerial ladder truck to the Inkster Fire Department. They are using an $800,000 grant to pay for it. The city owes just over $800,000 for the truck. “This will be just about revenue neutral,” said...

Kosowski’s Guest Delivers Invocation at Legislature

LANSING – State Representative Robert Kosowski was honored to have his guest deliver the opening invocation for a legislative session this week. The Rev. Venice C. Douglas came from Westland Lutheran Our Savior to read a prayer before the House of Representatives began its work....

February News Briefs

Captain Nemo’s grand re-opening It’s a new location but the same delicious menu. Captain Nemo’s Submarine Shop, 4422 S. Wayne Road just north of Annapolis has moved next door to Seven Star Liquor. Their new larger location includes a dine-in area with a television in addition to...

WMHS seeks Distinguished Alumni

Wayne Memorial High School is looking for a Distinguished Alumni to be honored at the 2014 graduation ceremony on May 31. “We have had many outstanding people graduate from Wayne Memorial,” said Kevin Weber, principal, Wayne Memorial.  “Many have contributed significantly to the...

Race for Wayne County Executive has Wild candidate

Westland Mayor Bill Wild, 45, announced his candidacy for Wayne County Executive in the Democratic primary election to be held on Aug. 5. Wild is the first candidate to make his official announcement. “The message is clear—people want a transformation in Wayne County. They are...

Superintendent announces retirement

Wayne-Westland Community Schools Superintendent Greg Baracy announced his retirement effective July 1, 2014. With a 17-year tenure he is the longest serving superintendent in Wayne-Westland’s history. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve the children and community in a...

Euchre Tournament

Join the Euchre Tournament on Jan. 25 at the Wayne Community Center, 4635 Howe Rd. The cost is $20 per person. Check in starts at 6 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. Please pre-register at RJG.Euchre@gmail.com. Proceeds will benefit the community projects of Wayne-Westland Parks...