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Students release salmon into river

By Carolyn Marnon – 118 small chinook salmon were released into the Rouge River at Goudy Park last month. Wayne Memorial High School teacher Scott Martin, members of the ECO Club, representatives of the Michigan DNR (Department of Natural Resources) and Friends of the...
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Parks, Trails, and Greenspace Clean-Up Heroes

By Sarah Shurge – Do you want to make the world a greener place? You can start one park at a time. Four years ago the City of Wayne created a Parks and Trails Committee who volunteers to keep the greenspace in Wayne clean and free of debris. The committee consists of: John...

May 2022 News Briefs

Council candidates for November 2022 election The official candidate list for the November 8, 2022 General Election for the 2-year seats on the Wayne City Council has been released. There is one candidate for the Ward 4 term ending Nov. 11, 2024 – Deborah R. Wass. Candidates for...
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Congresswoman secures $850,000 for WWCS

By Sarah Shurge – “Every kid’s pathway is going to be different. Some kids will jump into the workforce after highschool. Some kids will go to community college. Some kids will go to a four-year school. We want to promote all of that,” said WWCS Superintendent John Digna...
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What mothers really want this Mother’s Day

The cards are sweet. The flowers are charming. And who in their right mind would decline a Sunday brunch of pastries, pancakes, coffee, and, perhaps, a mimosa (or two)? Not me. Sign me up. But, as a mother, I have to admit that I want more—but not in the way you might think. I’m...
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Wayne bands ending on a high note

By Sarah Shurge – The Wayne-Westland Winter Percussion’s 2022 season has come to a close. Wayne-Westland Winter Percussion (WWWP) unveiled their 2022 program “Portraits of Spain” at the WGI Troy Regionals on Saturday, February 12th. The ensemble had two performances that...
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Congresswoman secures $550,000 for Goudy Park

By Sarah Shurge – Concerts in the park would not be the same without the Goudy Park Amphitheater. Craft and vendor shows would not be the same without the amphitheater. Homecoming and prom pictures at Goudy Park would not be the same without the amphitheater. The Goudy Park...
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Things people with tidy homes do daily

Things people with tidy homes do every day April is upon us, so you know what that means: In these parts we may still have a good month—at least—before we can consistently spend time outdoors sans long sleeves (or worse yet, long johns). But we can somewhat soften that blow by...
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Designer Wearhouse, the store generations have grown up loving, celebrates 40 years of keeping fashion fresh

By Courtney Conover – At the age of 45, my memory isn’t horrible, but it’s been better. If I didn’t write it down, I would be liable of forgetting that I had signed up to bring the paper plates for my son’s Detroit Tigers opening day party at school, for example. There are...

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Michigan

The American Pickers are excited to return to Michigan! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout our area in May 2022. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on The History...