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Communities refuse to pay Highland Park’s water debt

By Sarah Shurge – $54 million dollars! That is what the City of Wayne community along with 87 others is paying in accumulated debt for a project repair that was supposed to be completed in three to four days, but never was ten years later. In 2012, the State of Michigan...

Three new restaurants coming to Wayne

By Sarah Shurge – It’s an exciting time for the City of Wayne as three new restaurants: Lee’s Chicken, Wingstop, and Taste The Smoke will be coming to Wayne in the near future. “This will diversify our offering of places to eat and keep people from leaving the city when...
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Frazier’s Towing enters contract with Police Department

By Sarah Shurge – It happened December 2, 2021 at 2 p.m., Jeff Frazier, owner of Frazier’s Auto Service Towing, was stuck at home with COVID, when his cousin Larry Frazier came to his house to let him know the Wayne Police Department called. The police department needs to...

News Brief April 2022

Lenten fish fry St. Mary Catholic Church, 34530 Michigan Ave, will be holding their annual Lenten Fish Fry on Fridays through April 8. The hours are 4-7:00 p.m. The event will be carry-out only. You can visit the website www.stmarywayne.org or call (734) 721-8745 to place your...
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You can recycle your metal here in Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – What do you do when your washer and/or dryer have run their final cycles and kerplunked on you? Do you drag them to the curb in the hopes that a metal scrapper will come by soon and get rid of this now outdoor eyesore? Does the curb also see the demise...
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Wayne Business and Professional Women looks back on 92 years of service and success – and embraces what’s to come.

By Courtney Conover – Wife. Mother. Sister. Daughter. The roles of women in our society today are varying and wide-ranging. Still, it is not at all uncommon for women to be thought of—at least initially—within the confines of the roles above. And there’s a good reason for...
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The Grandma’s advice that broke the internet

When you swipe open your cell phone to kill time as you nuke last night’s leftovers, you never know what you might find. Our phones can often serve as the gateway to wisdom we didn’t know we needed. That was me a couple of mornings ago, sitting at the kitchen table....
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Veteran’s Haven received 16,000 lbs food donation

By Sarah Shurge – For nearly 30 years, Veteran’s Haven has been helping veterans in need within our community. “I just want people to know we’re here and we’re willing to help as much as possible,” said Judy Berna, co-founder of Veteran’s Haven since it was established in...
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“White Boy Rick” visits Wayne Releaf

By Sarah Shurge – Picture this: you visit a cannabis dispensary. Recreational marijuana was legalized in Michigan in 2018, so you think nothing of it. Now picture this instead: you’ve spent 32 years in prison for a drug offense, you are the longest-serving...
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New homes in Kiawanis Park build on track

By Sarah Shurge – In February, two structures stood alone surrounded by snow. Now there are four structures. One stands in Lot 3, one in Lot 4, one in Lot 13, and the last in Lot 14. To some, it might look like an incomplete job. To others, it might look like progress...