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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...

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...

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...

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...

April 2017 Community Calendar

Nankin Transit Service available to residents Nankin Transit is a connector bus system that offers curb to curb service for seniors and the disabled who reside in Wayne, Westland, Garden City and Inkster. Nankin Transit operates anywhere within the four cities and one mile...

Ford to invest $850 million into the Assembly Plant

Ford Motor Company announced on March 28 that the company is investing $850 million into the Michigan Assembly Plant to retool the plant to build the all-new Ford Ranger and Ford Bronco. Employees at the plant will begin building the Ranger at the end of 2018 and the Bronco in...

SMORSA – what is that?

By Carolyn Marnon –  You’ve probably been hearing about a 14-mill ballot proposal being called SMORSA and wondering what it is.  The information here is intended to help you understand SMORSA. A mill rate is the amount of tax payable per dollar of the assessed value of a...

Wayne Farmers Market has a new market manager

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Farmers Market season kicks off on Wednesday, May 4, with a Cinco de Mayo theme, kid’s activities and music.  A new face you will see at the market is that of Jean Smith, the new Market Manager. Jean is a mother of six and a full-time student...

Making a difference around the world

By Sarah Shurge – Twenty-eight men and women proudly wear their burgundy graduation cap and gown. Yellow tassel dangling against their infinite amounts of smiles. This was the day they had waited and been working for, the day they get ordained into ministry. Pastor Larry...
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