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Garden City Hospital opens Community Health Center

By Sarah Shurge –  “This is a major investment in this community’s health, today as we open the brand new Westland Community Health Center,” said Governor Gretchen Whitmer at the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new health center in Westland. The ceremony...
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Patriots’ Day Celebration honors local heroes

By Sarah Shurge – September 11th, 2001 is more than just a day in the history of the United States. Some people went to work that day and never came home. Some people lost family members. Some people were terribly injured. Some people were first responders and saved lives...
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Concerts in the park return!

By Carolyn Marnon – The free summer Concerts in Goudy Park kicked off Wednesday, August 4, with Atomic Radio. Myke, Darrin, Dave and Randy covered popular hits while concert-goers were busy getting their dancing shoes back in the groove after a one-year hiatus due to the...
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Wayne remembers…

By Sarah Shurge – “People always say ‘Happy Memorial Day’ but is it supposed to be happy? Or is it supposed to be thoughtful?” said Jim Hart, Staff Sergeant, United States Army, Veteran, and featured speaker of the Memorial Day ceremony. “It’s supposed to be thoughtful, not...
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Wayne DDA partners with Cruisin’ US12 to bring big changes to event

By Sarah Shurge – Mark your calendars because the annual car cruise, Cruisin’ US12 is quickly approaching. The event will be happening on July 10th from about 10AM to 10PM. For the 15th year in a row, Michigan Avenue and downtown Wayne will be packed with classic and custom...
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Vendor show planned in Veteran’s Plaza

By Sarah Shurge – Purple and pink candles caught the attention of two specific pairs of eyes. Jennifer Bowers watched as her two granddaughters smelled everything they could and pretended to sell candles to each other at the make-believe store they created near Bowers’...
Posted On 11 May 2021
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Goodbye to 2020

By Carolyn Marnon – With a sigh of relief, 2020 has now officially come to a close. Let’s look back on a few highlights and events that happened in Wayne last year and were mentioned in The Wayne Dispatch. The Wayne Police Department welcomed a golden retriever named Zeke...
Posted On 12 Jan 2021
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Air Force veteran speaks at memorial flag raising

By Carolyn Marnon – A large crowd gathered around Wayne’s new Veteran’s Memorial Wednesday, September 30, for the official flag raising ceremony. The majority of attendees wore masks. Chairs were socially distanced. Many stood encircling the space. Over $100,000 was raised...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020
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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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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...