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Flames engulf Wyoming garage

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) -- Firefighters are working to put out a fully involved garage fire on the 2400 block of Lamar Avenue SW.

According to scanner traffic, crews were dispatched to the unattached garage around 5:15 p.m. Saturday. Multiple crews are on the scene and a medical team has been called to the fire as well.

WZZM 13 has a crew on the way to the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

 

Wyoming City Manager's Blog - Cooperation

Wyoming City Manager's Blog - Cooperation

From: http://wyomingmi.gov

It has been awhile since I have talked about cooperation, collaboration and coordination issues related to the City of Wyoming.  Approximately, a year ago the short-lived One Kent Coalition floated the idea of collapsing municipal and county governmental structures into a single entity.  However, that conversation quickly lost momentum; instead the County established a committee designed to study cooperation and collaboration among local governmental units.  The City of Wyoming was not involved in that discussion, so we remain somewhat in the dark as to any new ideas being proposed by that committee. 

Neighborhood waits for water to be restored

WYOMING, Mich. (WZZM) -- A Wyoming neighborhood is expected to have water restored this morning after a broken water main break.

It happened shortly after 8 p.m. Wednesday at Clyde Park and Buckingham St. SW.

Clyde Park was closed to most traffic between 28th and 32nd streets overnight into Thursday morning.

Don Ranson, who lives in the neighborhood described how water took over the area. "It was flowing over the curbs...probably half the block either way...that's how much water there was." He says this is the third time a water break has happened in the area. Ranson also adds that he's been impressed with how quickly the Wyoming Water Department responded in fixing the problem.

We have contacted Wyoming Public Works to find out about the extent of the damage. 

Their representatives have not returned our calls.

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SPECIAL EVENT - Vietnam Memorial

SPECIAL EVENT - Vietnam Memorial

From: http://wyomingmi.gov

Dear Resident/Occupant or Business:

We would like to inform you of a special event that will be taking place on Wednesday, July 25th along 54thStreet and Division Avenue. On this date, over a thousand motorcycles will be escorting a scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial to its display location in the City of Kentwood. 

There’s Still Time…

There’s Still Time…

It’s not too late to sign up for Summer Reading @ KDL, which runs throughAugust 31! With separate reading programs for babieskidsteens and adults, the whole family can get in on the fun.

Don’t wait too long to get registered – Kids need at least 30 days to meet their goal and earn their rewards. You don’t want to miss out on your chance to win some fabulous prizes!

If you are already participating in Summer Reading @ KDL, we would love for you to leave us a comment and share your thoughts on the program!

City of Wyoming seeks election inspectors

City of Wyoming seeks election inspectors

From The City of Wyoming Facebook page:

The City of Wyoming is looking for election inspectors (also called poll workers) for the upcoming primary and presidential elections. If you have some computer experience and enjoy helping people, visit the Ciity Clerk's office or call 530-7296.