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The train comes to Wayne

By Darlene Hawley – Wherever you live in Wayne, you are aware of the trains. You can hear their whistle and the clickety clack of their wheels on the rails at all times of the day and night. The Rouge River, which flows through our town, is especially helpful in carrying...

Mastering the art of gardening

By Carolyn Marnon – Do you feel good when you drive down the street and see a beautiful yard? What about when you take a walk and see flowers blooming in a garden? There are many people who are lucky enough to have green thumbs. There are those who are lucky enough to get...

July 2017 News Briefs

Councilman Sutton Resigns Mayor Rowe read Council Sutton’s letter of resignation to the community at the July 5th Wayne City Council meeting. From the letter Sutton stated: “After a great deal of contemplation, I am writing you this letter to inform you of my decision to resign...

WMHS Class of 2017 Valedictorians

Nicholas Ryan Adamson Son of Kevin and Kari Anderston Nicholas is graduating with a 4.02 Cumulative GPA He will be attending Washtenaw Community College Studying Forensic Science Makayla Carpenter Daughter of John and Amanda Buckley Makayla is graduating with a 4.14 Cumulative...

Committed to bringing Wayne together

By Maxwell Cameron – Beautiful public spaces, a historic downtown, and robust community pride- these are the key ingredients for a vibrant community, and attributes Wayne possesses in abundance. Just as significant, our city has an organization working to bring these...

Scholarship winners dine with Ladies Literary Club

By Carolyn Marnon – The Ladies Literary Club, established in 1896, is the oldest continuously meeting club in Wayne. Established by women for women in Wayne who didn’t have a chance to be educated back in the late 1800s, the goal was to learn about subjects such as...

Seniors living it up with lemons

By Carolyn Marnon – “The Spirit of America” bonds nursing home residents, volunteers, caregivers and staff as they work together each day to encourage independent living for the residents and patients at Maple Manor Rehab Center here in Wayne. To celebrate National Nursing...

June 2017 News Briefs

CORRECTION: Retiree health care stipend plan approved A health plan was approved 4-2 by City Council on April 18 to provide City of Wayne retirees with a stipend for health care while reducing city spending. Pre-65 retirees would receive $241.50 per month if single, $508 couple,...

Meet Wayne Main Street Executive Director

How did you learn about Wayne Main Street? Initially I came across the posting and applied for the position not knowing a whole lot about Wayne Main Street.  After applying I was able to do research on both Wayne Main Street and the Main Street model.  I immediately became...

State Rep. Kosowski named legislator of the year

The Michigan Municipal League has honored State Rep. Robert Kosowski (D-Westland) as the League’s 2017 Legislator of the Year. The award was formally presented to Rep. Kosowski during the League’s annual Capital Conference Awards Gala March 21 in Lansing. Rep. Kosowski represents...
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