Inkster Councilman Makes Bid for State Rep

Steven Chisholm has filed to run for State Representative in the upcoming primary election that is scheduled for August 2nd, 2022. New state house districts have emerged following last years redistricting efforts. Several Westland neighborhoods are now part of the new House District 26. This includes Westland voting precincts 2, 9, 10, 11, 14, 20, 23, 28, 32, & 33. To find out if you’re … Continue reading Inkster Councilman Makes Bid for State Rep

Meet Michell Woodell – Candidate for Congress

Michelle Wooddell (D) of Southfield has thrown her hat into the ring for Michigan’s newly formed 12th congressional district. She will face off on the Democratic ticket against Rashida Tlaib, Shanelle Jackson and Janice Winfrey in August. Wooddell is a professor at Grand Valley State University. Her priorities include affordable healthcare and college tuition, supporting the police with a focus on stopping crime and providing … Continue reading Meet Michell Woodell – Candidate for Congress

Westland ranked 57th in Michigan for alcohol-related social media posts during pandemic (study)

Almost exactly two years ago, Michiganders in towns and cities across the state hunkered down, unaware that a global pandemic would render them largely homebound for such a long period of time. Like so many other Americans, Michiganders were affected by anxiety – worry about the coronavirus itself, the economic repercussions and what the future may look like in a post-pandemic world. As is the case … Continue reading Westland ranked 57th in Michigan for alcohol-related social media posts during pandemic (study)

Wayne-Westland Spring Soccer Registration Now Open

The Wayne-Westland Soccer League has opened registration for the Spring season! Teams are now being formed for players in Wayne, Westland & surrounding communities, ages 4-12. For ages 4-8, the in-house program is geared towards player development in a low-pressure environment. The in-house league is great for young soccer players looking to learn the game, develop skills and have some fun along the way. Registration … Continue reading Wayne-Westland Spring Soccer Registration Now Open

FREE Tax Service available to seniors, resident’s who earned under $57k

If you earned less than $57,000 in 2021, you may be eligible to have your taxes prepared for free. Wayne Metro’s Free Tax Preparation Program provides a free tax service to residents of Wayne County and surrounding communities. The free service is available to Wayne County residents with income less than $57k who file simple returns. These free tax preparation services are available year round … Continue reading FREE Tax Service available to seniors, resident’s who earned under $57k

Rockets Varsity Basketball Beat Chargers in Overtime

The John Glenn Rockets Varsity Basketball (Westland) team won against the Churchill Chargers (Livonia) on Friday. The game was 70-70 at the end of the 4th quarter, pushing the teams into overtime. The two teams gave everything they had in a tiring round of overtime. The final score of the match was 93-89. This marks the first win of the season for the Rockets. Next … Continue reading Rockets Varsity Basketball Beat Chargers in Overtime

W-W Schools make move to virtual, hundreds in quarantine

All Wayne Westland Schools will be closed next week. Classes will be held virtually until January 18th due to staff shortages, absentee students and a lack of overall transportation. Nearly 350 students are in quarantine as of Thursday, January 6th 2022. In a statement, Superintendent Dignan says “We believe that in-person instruction is most effective for our students. However, given certain mitigating factors such as … Continue reading W-W Schools make move to virtual, hundreds in quarantine

Rockets Varsity Basketball (0-2)

The John Glenn Rockets Varsity basketball team (Westland), lost 63-52 in Tuesday’s league battle with the visiting Franklin Patriots (Livonia). The Rockets are (0-2) for the season and are currently preparing for their battle against the Churchill Chargers (Livonia). The game will be held at 7pm on January 7th at Churchill High School. The Chargers are coming to the match with a 2-3 record. In … Continue reading Rockets Varsity Basketball (0-2)