Saturday May 18
Memorial Will Pay Tribute to Fallen Police Officers, Other Local First Responders
Come this September, Wayne County will be home to a newly completed First Responders Memorial for Wayne County police, fire and EMS agencies at the corner of Hines Drive and Haggerty Road in Plymouth Township.
Thu May 16, 2013
a a did what was asked of him'
Becoming a firefighter was something that Brian Woehlke had aspired to since childhood - he followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, a Dearborn firefighter.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hostage Situation At Wayne Apartment
Wayne police said a person was being held hostage at an apartment on Hannan Road north of Michigan Ave.
Dearborn Schools Recognized in Michigan Green School Program
Dearborn again was well represented at the Michigan Green Schools Recognition Ceremony as more than three dozen public and private schools located within the city were recognized in a ceremony held May 1. With Dearborn leading the way, schools throughout Wayne County were honored for their commitment to energy saving and environmental stewardship.
Sun May 12, 2013
Around Wayne and Westland
Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano will lead the official groundbreaking for the First Responders Memorial to be built in Hines Park.
Christian Science Monitor
Should EPA gas-mileage ratings tests change?
A Ford 2013 C-MAX Hybrid vehicle is seen on display outside the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Mich.
Lutheran High School, Westland community honor fallen Warrior
The flags at Lutheran High School Westland were lowered to half staff Thursday and the marquee in front of the school changed to honor one of its fallen Warriors, Wayne-Westland firefighter Brian Woehlke.
Wayne seeks a barks' to win cash for dog park
Throughout May, there is online voting that could move Wayne into the second round to qualify for a grant from PetSafe.
Fireworks: Westland OKs tent sales, Wayne tweaks ordinance
Requests for eight temporary fireworks tents in parking lots around Westland have been approved but at least one councilman isn't happy about it.
Fri May 10, 2013
Detroit Free Press
More than 100 workers seek pay after YWCA closes
More than 100 YWCA employees in Wayne County are seeking the rest of their pay after the YWCA of Western Wayne County closed and ran out of money for paychecks.
Commission questions Sheriff's contract with WCCCD
ON SUNDAY 2:00 UNTIL 9:00 AND FUNERAL MAY 13 AT 11 A.M. WE HAVE A FOLLOW-UP IN THE STORY THAT WE FIRST BROUGHT YOU LAST NIGHT AT 6:00. IT'S A BATTLE BETWEEN THE WAYNE COUNTY COMMISSION AND SHERIFF BENNY NAPOLEON.
Workforce Group Says IT, Health Care, Engineering, Skilled Trades Tops In Job Demand
A new report from the Workforce Intelligence Network of Southeast Michigan finds that IT, health care, engineering, design and skilled trades positions are most in demand in the region's labor market.
Thu May 09, 2013
Marvaso vows to rebuild after devastating fire
As George Marvaso watched his business destroyed by fire Wednesday, he thought about the support he received from the community and was concerned about his employees.
Around Wayne and Westland
The City of Westland and DTE Energy are inviting people of all ages and all levels of gardening skills to join them 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 11, for Westland's fourth Annual Community Garden Kick-Off, at the garden, located at 38155 Cherry Hill Road.
Observer & Eccentric
Deadline nears to file for Wayne, Westland city elections
Voters in Westland and Wayne will be electing mayors and council members this year, and there's is still time to throw your hat into the ring.
Banquet, tours, golf planned for Wayne High alumni
The original Wayne High School which closed in 1952 when students moved to the current Wayne Memorial High School building.
Pro Fireworks opens store in Wayne
James Stajos has opened his second fireworks store in the metro Detroit area on Michigan Avenue, between Hannan and John Hix, in Wayne.
Wed May 08, 2013
A Wayne-Westland firefighter is missing after a fire that destroyed...
A Wayne-Westland firefighter is missing after a fire that destroyed the Electric Stick and Marvaso's Italian Grille.
Sun May 05, 2013
Hope College will award degrees to seniors on Sunday, May 5, during the 148th annual Commencement exercises.
Donations help NTA track rider requests
After finding the Nankin Transit Authority staff was keeping track of ride requests with a system using index cards and white boards, the Wayne City Council has approved the donation of two computers.