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Free COVID-19 testing at Hype

The City of Wayne now has a Wayne County COVID-19 testing site. Two new, cost-free testing sites with reportedly shorter waiting times were opened in Wayne at 4635 Howe Road and Dearborn, both sites at HYPE locations. The sites are open 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday through...
Posted On 12 Jan 2021
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Councilman combats cancer during covid

By Carolyn Marnon – He started feeling bad on March 24, the day Michigan implemented the stay-at-home order for all residents due to the coronavirus. It wasn’t until two weeks later that Wayne City Councilman Tom Porter was able to “see” his primary physician via a video...
Posted On 12 Jan 2021

$1.7 million investment

By Carolyn Marnon – Vacant land on Cogswell in Wayne will soon be vacant no more! City Council approved the proposed rezoning of the land after the second reading of the proposal. The property was zoned IND-2 Heavy Industrial. The approved conditional rezoning to IND-2...
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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New coalition seeks to increase citizen engagement

By Carolyn Marnon – When the Wayne-Westland Coalition was formed, the original intent was to increase citizen engagement. Members found that registered voters weren’t voting in their local elections. The group wanted to overcome the disconnect they felt existed between the...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020
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Mack, Jr. appointed to national mental health task force

State Court Administrator Emeritus, Milton Mack, Jr., has been appointed to serve on a national task force to assist state courts in more effectively responding to the needs of court-involved individuals with serious mental illness. The 40-member group includes four state supreme...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020
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Fire safety; be ready for the unexpected

By Carolyn Marnon – Fire Prevention Week is October 4 through October 10, 2020. The National Fire Protection Association theme this year is “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” Wayne Deputy Fire Chief/Fire Marshall Jeremie Schneider reminds the community that “overloading...
Posted On 04 Oct 2020
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2019 Wayne Police Officer of the Year

By Carolyn Marnon – Keeping his community and fellow officers safe is the goal Officer Michael Bolton has when he arrives to work at the Wayne Police Department for his shifts. Hired in November 2016, Officer Bolton has recently received the distinguished title of 2019...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020
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News Briefs – September 2020

The former BJ’s Kitchen on Wayne Rd has a new owner and is undergoing renovations. We will keep you updated as more information becomes available. The Westland Planning Commission recently approved the plan to split the 16-acre Eloise property into five separate parcels. The...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020
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High school sweethearts give back to community

By Carolyn Marnon – Giving back has always been high on their list of priorities, so when Murray and Bernice Millar both died, several organizations in Wayne were the recipients of the Millar’s trust fund. Murray and Bernice (nee’ Greenawalt) Millar were longtime residents...
Posted On 27 Sep 2020