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Unpaid Federal Workers in Westland Get a Break on Water Bills

City Council aims to provide relief to federal workers within the City who are required to work without pay due to the partial Federal Government shutdown. This Motion by Westland City Councilman Michael Londeau, supported by Westland City Council President Pro Tem Peter Herzberg, resolves to remove late fees and penalties for unpaid federal workers who live in the...

System Failure: Westland Recycling Program Near End of the Road?

Recycling in Westland could be disrupted as early as next week. Less than a decade after it began, efforts to continue recycling seem hopeless at City Hall as the word is spreading about a significant change in costs to send materials for recycling. The first sign of trouble was discussed by Mayor Wild at the October 15th Council Meeting. “Theres...

Moped Driver Killed on Central City Pkwy

A 48-year-old man driving a moped was killed Thursday morning after being struck by another vehicle. According to the Westland Police Department, the collision happened just after 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Nankin Boulevard and Central City Parkway. The intersection was closed during the investigation. The driver of the second vehicle was not injured. The investigation is ongoing. Police don't believe drugs...

“I do solemnly swear”- Coleman to take Oath of Office

This Saturday, the new State Representative for Westland & Wayne will take the oath of office in the City Council Chambers of Westland City Hall at Noon. Coleman has invited friends, family and supporters to attend the ceremony where he will be sworn in by Judge Sandra Cicirelli. Refreshments and snacks will be provided and the ceremony will...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration January 21st

Freedom Walk: 9:00am Ceremony: 10:00am PRESS RELEASE: Office of the Mayor The City of Westland's Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration will take place on Monday, January 21 at Westland City Hall.  Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and a shuttle bus will be provided from City Hall to the Westland Public Library where we will begin our Freedom Walk to signify...

New Restaurant at Westland Mall

Crispy’s Fish & Chicken is a branch of an English based chain that owns and operates 100’s of fish and chicken restaurants throughout Europe. The chain offers fast & convenient online ordering with several customizations available. The new restuarant is located at the former Taco Bell in Westland Mall. Crispy’s entered the U.S. market in early 2018 and is continuing...

Westland Meteors Win World Championship!

    The Westland Meteors earned their victory, the best of 2500 teams. The Meteors 14U team were declared Regional Champions on November 30th, Midwest Champions on December 4th, and World Champions on December 16th. Thanks to support and a strong morale from the community in Westland, the team earned their victories, made their way to the championship game, and...

Over 500 Attend Christmas Party at Westland Friendship Center!

A Motown Band, great food, and plenty of entertainment during the event drew more than 500 residents to the Westland Friendship Center on Newburgh Road!  Current Congresswoman Brenda Jones of the 13th District was in attendance with Mayor William Wild, Judge Sandra Cicirelli, City Council Members, the City Clerk, and our Wayne County Commissioner. By serving food, our elected...

Senior Christmas Celebration – This Friday (12/14/2018) at the Friendship Center!

There is a Senior Christmas Celebration this Friday starting at noon at the Friendship Center at 1119 Newburgh Rd.   Tickets are $10 for members, and $15 for resident non-members.  You must be a city resident to attend the event. For table reservations, all tickets must be purchased together, along with membership information. Hope to see you out there, Seniors! <3 

EDITORIAL: Please Join Us in our NEW Community Group – Our Westland Community!

Hello everyone! My name is Jason S. Jackson, and I am the owner and Editor-In-Chief of The Westland Gazette.   I just wanted to let everyone know that I have finally done something I have planned to do for some time, and that is to start a Facebook Group for our Community -- linked with The Westland Gazette.   This is just your normal Facebook...