Saturday, March 9, 2013
Use our interactive map to locate the bad boy so your friends and neighbors can avoid it.
Teeth-jarring potholes are not just a nuisance. According to a report on Michigan roads by TRIP, a non-profit transportation research group, inadequate roads cost the average Michigan household $3,014 annually in repairs. Help friends and neighbors by locating the offending hole on the map above. TO USE: For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Woodhaven Bible Church uses a sign along West Road to send unique messages to drivers entering and leaving Trenton.
Pastor Greg Hands, 62, began using the Woodhaven Bible Church sign along West Road as a way to reach people in 1984. Whether it's a witty joke, interesting fact or profound statement the sign has been used to inspire passers-by for nearly 30 years. "I don't really make them up," Hands said. "I really just find or discover them." Each week, weather permitting, a team of church members take down one witticism and replace it with another. Hands said he finds content for the sign in magazines, emails and newsletters. The church has a stock pile of thousands of different sayings ready to go at a moments notice. The most difficult part about updating the sign each week is getting the quip to fit on the sign, according to Hands. Twitter users …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Some Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch users were disappointed to find out the nature of a new business coming to West Road.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The restaurant is located on West Road near the border of Trenton and Woodhaven in Woodhaven.
A former Burger King location on West Road near the border of Woodhaven and Trenton is set to be transformed into a new coney-style restaurant. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. Officials of the southeast Michigan chain Wild Coney & Grill purchased the property next to Downriver Community Federal Credit Union and are currently working on renovations. Wild Coney & Grill locations in Southgate, Riverview and Wayne serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and are open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Monday, November 12, 2012
A black smooth-coated retriever and a peach-colored poodle were reportedly seen crossing West Road and entering a Big Kmart parking lot near the intersection of West and Allen roads.
As the rain poured, a Trenton-Woodhaven animal control officer rescued two dogs that were seen crossing West Road near the intersection of West and Allen roads Monday afternoon. Sign up for the Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch newsletter. The owner of a black smooth-coated retriever and a peach-colored poodle reported the dogs missing to Trenton police the same morning. Tips provided to the Trenton Police Department by Trenton residents lead to the rescue of the two very wet dogs, according to a Trenton-Woodhaven animal control officer. The dogs were last seen by Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch editor Nate Stemen at about 1 p.m. entering a Big Kmart parking lot. Several Patch readers provided up-to-the-minute information and locations of the missing dogs…
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch wants to know what you think should replace Paragrafix, which recently moved to Wyandotte.
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Thursday, October 25, 2012
West Road has remained a bustling Trenton area despite businesses opening and closing throughout the past few years. A new space has become available at 2035 West Road, which was once home to Paragrafix Printing. The former printing and sign store recently moved to 2245 Eureka Road in Wyandotte. Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch wants to know what you think should fill the empty space between Olds' Flower Shop and River Q's Pastry Pantry? Submit your suggestions in the comment section below. For information on renting the space call 734-283-5200.
Friday, June 15, 2012
Students at Arthurs Middle School in Trenton could be seen walking up and down West Road Thursday covered in shaving cream.
The shaving cream began to fly along West Road Thursday as students from Boyd W. Arthurs Middle School celebrated the last day of school with a massive shaving cream fight. Students like Jacklyn Christie and Caleb Youngs said they were covered from head to toe in fluffy, white shaving cream because they wanted to, "celebrate the final day as middle schoolers." The last day of school marks the day many Arthurs students become high school students.