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Golden beauty joins Police Department

By Carolyn Marnon – The newest copper-haired member of the Wayne Police Department is only three years old and does not require a salary. Zeke, a beautifully coated golden retriever, has been working out of the police department since November. One Friday last fall, Police...
Posted On 25 Jan 2020
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Ford Motor Co. to make huge reinvestment

Ford Motor Company is investing more than $1.45 billion in two southeast Michigan manufacturing facilities and adding 3,000 new jobs to strengthen its leadership in trucks and SUVs and support the company’s expansion into electric and autonomous vehicles. Ford is investing...
Posted On 25 Jan 2020
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Small business Saturday an overwhelming success

Downtown Wayne was abuzz Saturday, November 30, as businesses throughout the district welcomed customers looking for holiday gifts and great deals. Sam Rainey, Wayne Main Street Interim Executive Director, comments “Small Business Saturday in downtown Wayne is more than just...
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A new kind of “house hunters” near you

By Carolyn Marnon – Did you know there was a time when you could buy a kit through a catalog and then build your own home? Last September, Novi residents and kit home experts Andrew and Wendy Mutch came to the Wayne Historical Museum and spoke about their own kit house, a...
Posted On 19 Jan 2020
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Businessman helps local children this Christmas

By Carolyn Marnon – The story starts with a little boy in Kosovo whose only knowledge of Christmas is time spent with friends and family. There are no presents involved in these Christmas celebrations. In Kosovo, “You are lucky if someone had a car,” says this now-grown...
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School resource officer returns

By Carolyn Marnon – As the bell rings and students, teachers and administrators make their ways through the halls of Wayne Memorial High School, there is a new face that melts into the crowd. Jordan Arndt is back in high school, although he’s dressing differently than he...
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Veterans Memorial project needs help

By Carolyn Marnon – What is happening with the $26,000 the City of Wayne received in donations last year from military service veterans, members of UAW Local 900 and Ford? The original plan was for the money to go towards fixing the Peace Memorial located next to the Wayne...
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Free holiday meals for veterans and active-duty

Wayne-Westland’s 6th Annual Holiday Meal Program for Veterans and Families of Active-Duty Service Members is being supported by Wayne Mayor John P. Rhaesa,Westland Mayor William R. Wild, Wayne-Ford Civic League President Vic Barra and your elected officials. The meal is free, but...
Posted On 10 Nov 2019
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Wayne alumni thankful to all who have touched his life

By Carolyn Marnon – “I’m still reeling from the amazing weekend that I got,” said Tony Award-winning actor and Westland native and Wayne Memorial High School alumni Gregory Jbara (Greg to his friends) after a whirlwind weekend Sept. 27-29 that had him flying into Detroit...
Posted On 10 Nov 2019
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Halloween Happenings

Saturday, October 12 State Wayne Theater 35310 W. Michigan Avenue 11:15 p.m. The Michigan Rocky Horror Preservation Society will be celebrating Rockytober with special Halloween-themed pre-shows before the showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show. There will be an additional...