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Dowd chosen to fill vacant

By Carolyn Marnon – Kevin Dowd was chosen by the City Council at the June 5 council meeting to fulfill the 5-months remaining on the council seat vacated when Councilman Jeremiah Webster was elected to take over the seat of recalled Councilman Christopher Sanders last...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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WMHS Class of 2018 Valedictorians

      Wayne Memorial High School has announced 18 Class of 2018 Valedictorians and one Salutatorian. Valedictorians in alphabetical order: Gabrielle Nicole Andrion Daughter of Anabelle Tombo-Andrion Gabrielle is graduating with a 4.02 Cumulative GPA She will be...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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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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Building in Wayne makes local news

By Carolyn Marnon – “Danger: This structure is declared unsafe for human occupancy or use.” This is the red sign visible on the doors of the apartments located at 35732 and 35736 W. Michigan Ave. You might know the building-it’s the Tudor Revival that might remind you of a...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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Experience the sauce

By Carolyn Marnon – “I’m not a store shelf sale to make money. I’m selling you something I created that I put my heart and soul into,” says Benjamin Welch, owner of Chili Sauce and Dogs, a local food truck. “It’s truly an art.” Who is Benjamin Welch? Benjamin is a 2003...
Posted On 12 May 2018
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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

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

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

Who is Councilman Jeremiah Webster?

By Carolyn Marnon – Just who is Jeremiah Webster? “I’m 30, have two kids (Nolan-5 and Kylie-8), wife Amara, married for three years. We actually got married at the First Congregational Church, born in Wayne at Annapolis,” answers Jeremiah Webster, the young man running to...