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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
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Zooming to a new school district superintendent

By Carolyn Marnon – Like everything else that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Education’s search for a new Wayne Westland Community School District Superintendent took a new approach. Board of Education members were going to interview the two...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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New Director for Wayne Main Street hired for district

By Carolyn Marnon – Lori Morrow, a 10-year resident of Wayne with a background in business became the 3rd Executive Director of Wayne Main Street last February after Maxwell Cameron resigned to take a position elsewhere.  Lori has been a WMS volunteer for four years,...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Mission trip moves Rotarian

By Carolyn Marnon – She lays the items out on her desk. A hand-stitched weaving. A piece of cloth that has extensive hand-stitching on it bought for approximately $30 US dollars. An apron with hand-stitching on it to add to her apron collection. A beautiful hand-stitched...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Overcoming COVID-19 feeling stronger day by day

By Carolyn Marnon – It started with a really bad headache. Susan Powers thought the headache might be due to allergies. That didn’t stop her from going next door to have corned beef and cabbage with her son and his wife for dinner.  During dinner, her son mentioned ...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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How to access City of Wayne Departments

In person meetings and appointments were suspended at all City Departments on March 26th. The information below has been posted in multiple places since that time. Due to state protocols and for the protection of the employees, we are all rotating our time at the buildings and...
Posted On 17 May 2020
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Sometimes marriage comes sooner and later

By Carolyn Marnon – There was going to be a huge wedding at the church in Warren, Michigan where Wayne resident Ashley Herald’s father is the pastor.  There would be all the pomp and circumstance that comes with a dream wedding. The flowers, the decorations, the bridal...
Posted On 17 May 2020