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Wayne pride shows in class of 2020 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

There are fewer valedictorians this year than in years past, but Wayne Memorial High School has more salutatorians. Both categories of achievement are determined strictly by cumulative GPA. Valedictorians have GPAs 4.0 and above. Salutatorians have GPAs between 3.93 and 3.99....
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Four essential businesses cope amidst pandemic

By Carolyn Marnon – Four Wayne businesses shared how they have continued to serve the community during the Michigan Stay Home, Stay Safe order. Fresh Choice is the largest grocery store in the City of Wayne. Manager Lydia Pattah says the store has operated continuously...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Be the light in someone’s life

By Carolyn Marnon – The “Be the Light” project was initiated by the Wayne Memorial High School Athletic Department to honor the Class of 2020 athletes and the rest of the senior class. According to Athletic Director Jason Malloy, the department wanted to do something that...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Helping Wayne bloom

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne Garden Club maintains four garden sites around downtown Wayne: the Blue Star Memorial Garden on Michigan Avenue, the Clock Garden at E. Michigan Ave and Wayne Rd, the Hosta Garden along the Riverwalk in Goudy Park and the enclosed garden at the...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Phoenix Theatres announces re-open plan

Phoenix Theatres’ humble beginnings took root in the late summer of 2000, and in the two decades since they have risen above more than their fair share of difficult challenges that are typical to a small business. However, none of these problems have been as serious as the...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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Additional convenience to pay water bill

Residents and taxpayers of the City of Wayne now have a more convenient way to pay their water and property tax bills. The City of Wayne is now part of the DivDat Kiosk Network which includes 70+ DivDat kiosk locations in Michigan. A resident desiring to pay in cash-fee free-can...
Posted On 11 Jun 2020
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City of Wayne Receives $296,756 in Grant Funding for the Replacement of Critical Information Technology Infrastructure

The City of Wayne, received notification from the Michigan Department of Treasury Revenue Sharing and Grants Division that the City’s application submitted in December of 2019, to the Fiscally Distressed Cities, Villages, and Townships grant Program has been selected for a grant...
Posted On 21 May 2020
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First baby arrives at re-opened Beaumont Wayne

The Beaumont- Wayne Hospital reopened just in time for Wayne resident Amara Webster and her husband, City Councilman Jeremiah Webster, to celebrate the birth of their third child, Jameson Webster, at 4:22 a.m. on May 6. Jameson was the first baby born after the hospital reopened...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Beaumont Wayne re-opens doors to community

Carolyn Marnon – Beaumont Wayne Hospital reopened Tuesday, May 5th, after a month-long controversy over the healthcare facility’s sudden closure in the middle of a nationwide pandemic. The hospital is now serving both COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 patients after receiving...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Transit still available for seniors/disabled

By Carolyn Marnon – Nankin Transit is still helping seniors and the disabled get where they need to go during the COVID-19 pandemic. Riders are required to wear a mask or face covering during a trip. For those riders who do not have a face covering, Nankin Transit has a...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Door decorations celebrate seniors

By Carolyn Marnon – The Class of 2020 in the Wayne Westland Community School District (WWCSD) has had to be creative about how to celebrate the end of their senior year.  It is unknown whether these graduates will have the annual graduation ceremony like past graduates have...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Glimmers of hope among decimated fire department

By Carolyn Marnon – COVID-19 has had numerous effects on the Wayne Fire Department. The most notable effect is that 50% of the department’s staff is out of commission due to the virus. The remaining staff has been spending their days disinfecting areas throughout the...
Posted On 17 May 2020