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Ford investment of $2 Billion in Michigan

By Sarah Shurge – During the Mackinac Policy Conference on June 3rd, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced an investment by Ford of more than $2 billion across the company’s plants in Michigan. “Today’s announcement marks another historic economic win for the state in...
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There’s no place like home –

A former professional softball player, Mike Gouin once lived and breathed the game. But his key players—his family—are what always kept him grounded By Courtney Conover – Softball is a game that’s not for the meek. And it’s a game that brings the noise. Mike Gouin knows all...
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Annual car cruise coming back to Downtown Wayne

By Sarah Shurge – Mark your calendars because the annual car cruise, Cruisin’ US12 is quickly approaching. The event will be happening on Saturday, July 9th, from about 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For the 16th year in a row, Michigan Avenue and downtown Wayne will be packed with...
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Wayne Memorial High School Graduates, Class of 2022

Valedictorians (4.0 and above cumulative GPA) Nicolas Figueroa Vanessa Prush Salutatorian (3.9 – 3.99 cumulative GPA) Lauren McKeny Emma Fleming Diana Fuller Mackenzie Hill Nicole Johnson Nancy Ramirez Brianna Reid Summa Cum Laude 3.8-4.0 (and above) Cumulative Grade Point...
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Wayne pride shows in Class of 2022

There are two valedictorians this year, and Wayne Memorial High School has seven 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. Nicolas Figueroa...
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A new wave of Dads

The rise of “the mommy blog” coincided with the pregnancy of my first child. There I was, back in the summer of 2011: Hot, swollen, and semi-terrified of impending motherhood. But there was another part of me that was equally ecstatic for what was to come. So, I did what came...

June 2022 News Briefs

Summer reading program begins June 11th The Wayne Public Library Summer Reading Program will kick off on Saturday, June 11. This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities.” The program is for children, teens and adults. For more information, you can visit the library’s website at...
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Officer of the Year and promotions in Police Department

By Sarah Shurge – On May 3rd at the City of Wayne’s Council meeting, Sergeant Jordan Arndt was recognized as the Wayne Police Department’s 2021 Police Officer of the Year. Each year the Wayne Police Department’s Awards Committee – which consists of patrol officers,...

Wayne-Westland Community High School Graduates

Bulo, Kamariya Cakri, Andonia D’Water, (Sabrinna) Everen Davis, Antra Elam, Kenneth Jackson, Dorionne Alawode, O’Shay Anderson, Reece Bailey-Glascock, Paige Bonner, Brendan Brewer, Alexis Cagle jr., Jason Campbell, Kya Cartwright, Lolita Chambers, Wesley Combs,...
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Farmers and Artisans Market returns to Downtown

By Sarah Shurge – It’s an exciting time as the Farmers and Artisans Market has officially returned to Downtown Wayne. The Market opened Wednesday, May 25th and will run through Wednesday, September 28th. It will be open every Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. in the lot next to The...