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Concerts in Goudy Park even bigger

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Rotary has coordinated this summer’s Concerts in the Park series. Councilman John Rhaesa, the new President of the club, has been busy booking the bands and getting sponsors for this annual event. All concerts are at the amphitheater at Goudy...

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...

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...

Local volunteers needed for Wayne Rouge Rescue event

There’s been lots of good news flowing out of our Rouge Rescue in recent years. After generations of neglect, the river began to make a comeback a couple decades ago.  Municipalities in the Rouge River watershed, like Wayne, began to implement pollution controls to meet federal...

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,...

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...

Fire Department and Oakwood Annapolis train for tornado

Practice makes perfect. That is why the Wayne-Westland Fire Department and the staff at Oakwood Annapolis Hospital in Wayne partnered up to practice a tornado drill. Dozens of volunteers acted as tornado victims so the hospital staff and fire department could test their ability...