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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...

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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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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Family-owned business invests in downtown Wayne

By Carolyn Marnon – “We thank God that we have 13 grandchildren and none have a disability that we have to place in a group home,” said Paul Kennedy, owner of Saints, Inc. You may have noticed their newly built administrative office on the former Frank’s Furniture lot next...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019
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New technology to track school buses

By Carolyn Marnon – The Wayne-Westland Community School District transportation department has been rolling along with several updates involving their school buses this year. Here Comes the Bus is a new app being used by the transportation department. The app uses global...
Posted On 16 Dec 2019
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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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Shop small businesses in Wayne for holidays

This holiday season, Wayne Main Street (WMS) and the Wayne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) are reminding shoppers to think Wayne and shop local. These two organizations are spearheading downtown Wayne’s 6th Annual Small Business Saturday initiative, which will take place on...
Posted On 10 Nov 2019
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London lands a super nova award

By Carolyn Marnon – She is the second girl in Michigan and the first girl in her Cub Scout Pack 247 to win the Dr. Luis W. Alvarez Super Nova award. Lilly London received this award, given to honor scouts for exceptional STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)...
Posted On 10 Nov 2019
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How to keep your mouth healthy

Halloween is around the corner, here is how you can help your family stay mouth healthy on Halloween and year around. Facts: Americans spend close to $9 billion on candy, and in October a lot of that candy will end up damaging the teeth of trick-or-treating children. You might be...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019

Fashion show to raise funds

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to attend Fashion Week in New York, London, Milan or Paris? The members of the Wayne Ladies Literary Club might have wondered that too. They can’t bring you that full-sensory experience. However, they can bring you “Fall Into Fashion,”...
Posted On 07 Oct 2019