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Westland, Michigan is located in Wayne County. Zip codes in Westland, MI include 48185, 48186, and 48184. The median home price in Westland is $103,000 which is roughly $78/per square foot. More Westland information.

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Yesterday | Observer & Eccentric

Veterans can get help at recruiting event

Military veterans in need of assistance can get it at a one-stop program being offered at the Bova VFW Post 9885 in Westland on Saturday, Aug. 23. The AmeriCorps Veterans Recruiting Event will be noon-4 p.m. at the post, located at 6440 Hix, south of Warren Road.

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Yesterday | Westland Observer

Around Wayne and Westland

The Westland Free Methodist Preschool invites parents to its Open House from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday.

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Yesterday | Observer & Eccentric

Around Wayne and Westland

Enroll at the Open House and save half off the enrollment fee. The Christian preschool offers classes for 3-4-year-old children and a theme-based curriculum taught by certified teachers and includes all the basic preschool academic skills as well as a low child-teacher ratio, indoor gym and outdoor playground.

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Thursday | Observer & Eccentric

City council approves resolution to Lansing asking for change in fireworks law

The Livonia City Council has sent its thoughts on the state's fireworks law to lawmakers in Lansing: go back to the way it was.

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Thursday | Observer & Eccentric

Business Milestones

Customers who send pictures of flood damage and a copy of their insurance claim will receive 10 percent off their appliance, mattress or futon purchase.

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Thursday | Observer & Eccentric

Great Start Readiness Program gets enrollment boost

The Great Start Readiness Program classes have increased enrollment. "We found out Friday that we are being given 32 more slots, which means we will be enrolling 128 children into this program," said Susan Ford, principal of the Lathers Elementary Early Childhood and Kindergarten Campus in Garden City.

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Thursday | Observer & Eccentric

Annual ice cream social draws guests from far and near

One-year-old Emma van Eek could have taken the prize for traveling the furthest distance to the ice cream social at First United Methodist Church in Garden City.

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Thursday | Observer & Eccentric

Upgrades at two parks are worth celebrating

Built on an old Wayne County landfill, Central City Park went from being a popular recreation destination to a fenced-off polluted piece land that need millions of dollars to clean it up.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

USA Today

Concertgoer's son: Dad likely provoked fatal shove

A 55-year-old man died Tuesday, two days after he suffered a serious head injury when a teenager shoved him at a Michigan music venue, according to police.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Corrected web address for Woehlke Palooza tickets

Oops. Organizers of the two-day Woehlke Palooza event honoring fallen firefighters and police officers had an error in the web address to purchase tickets for the Aug. 22-23 event.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

Man, 55, Dies From Hank Williams Jr. Show Attack

The winning Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Aug. 16, 2013, drawing was sold at the Garden City Fuel Stop in the Detroit suburb.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

Michigan man critically hurt at Hank Williams show

Police say a Detroit-area man was critically injured during a confrontation with a teenager at a Hank Williams Jr. concert.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

MLive.com

American Idol finalist Josh Gracin, a Detroit native, safe with family after apparent...

A country singer who grew up in Metro Detroit is reportedly safe and with family after writing an apparent suicide note on Facebook that asked fans to "pray for my family as they carry on in this world without me."

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MLive.com

Jury finds woman guilty in deliberate crash that killed Ypsilanti mother

A jury found Ponya Lee, the Westland woman accused of purposely crashing her car and killing an Ypsilanti mother , guilty on three counts but not guilty of murder last week.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Westland has its share of top county's most dangerous intersections

Canton has three of the top 10 worst intersections in Wayne County, a new report shows, and all of them are along the Ford Road shopping corridor.

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Observer & Eccentric

Farmers Market Pavilion is open for business

Improvements to Tattan Park, including the new Farmers Market Pavilion, officially opened Thursday.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Cruisin' on a Sunday afternoon

If you're a cruiser, Hines Park will be the place to be next Sunday as classic, hot rod and custom cars take over the parkway for the fourth annual Cruisin' Hines.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Around Wayne and Westland

The dinner will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the post, 6440 Hix, north of Ford Road in Westland.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Observer & Eccentric

Garden City Cop Calls

A woman caught the assistant manager's eye when she headed for the front door with her purse bulging.

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Observer & Eccentric

Letters to the Livonia editor

He boasts that the state legislature has increased funding to public education in Michigan, and cannot understand why Livonia is not thrilled about it.

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