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3rd St. speeds

March 31, 2015 Members of Marietta’s pedestrian advocacy group are hoping that a recently introduced Ohio House bill would help them achieve their pressing, but seemingly insurmountable goal of reducing the speed... more »»

Reno to keep ’14 water rates

March 31, 2015 Reno Water and Sewer District announced Monday night that the water rates for individual Reno customers would remain steady for 2015. more »»

Local shelter burglary not tied to Ohio jobs

March 31, 2015 An arrest and indictments have been handed down for two people suspected to be involved in a string of animal shelter break-ins in multiple Ohio counties, but as of now, Washington County law... more »»

O’Neill Center adjusts to seniors’ lifestyles

March 31, 2015 Seniors looking to take an evening class or enjoys games later into the day will be able to benefit from The O’Neill Center’s new expanded hours in Marietta, which go into effect this week. more »»

Deep roots at Gilman church

March 31, 2015 Gilman United Methodist Church can trace its roots to when Rev. Robert Manley preached the first sermon in Marietta on June 19, 1799. more »»

Small bridge in Belpre closed

March 31, 2015 From local reports BELPRE — The city of Belpre has closed the small bridge at Wirt and Eighth streets until further notice after it was damaged earlier this month by a vehicle. more »»

Telethon’s $107,346 total sets a record

March 31, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Society set a new record Sunday with its annual telethon fundraiser, officials said. more »»

Man’s cause of death sought

March 31, 2015 From staff reports The Marietta Police Department responded to a call of a possible dead body in a home early Sunday morning. Officers arrived on-scene at 230 Fay Ave. around 7:48 a.m. more »»

Lenten Season

March 30, 2015 During Lent, many Christians give up conventional things like sweets, sodas and Facebook, but some are giving of themselves and adding things instead of taking them away during this season of penanc... more »»

‘Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans’

March 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Area veterans were able to reminisce about their days in the service Sunday as the Veterans Museum of the Mid-Ohio Valley hosted its annual "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans" event. more »»

Hop to it! Easter fun for all

March 30, 2015 Pink, purple, blue and yellow eggs stuffed with candy and stickers were picked up by children ages one to 14 Sunday, during the annual River of Life Assembly of God’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. more »»

Visually impaired children enjoy hunt

March 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A number of area children got to understand what it was like to rely on their other senses when they were not able to see during an Easter Egg hunt at City Par. more »»

Future leader enjoys giving back

March 30, 2015 For Marietta College students in the McDonough Leadership program, civic engagement comes with the territory. more »»

Mountwood Easter Egg hunt goes despite snow, cold

March 30, 2015 VOLCANO, W.Va. — Despite weather more suited for indoor activities, the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mountwood Park drew a small, but enthusiastic crowd Saturday. more »»

Around town published March 30

March 30, 2015 Easter egg hunt at Reno rec center An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Marietta Township Recreation Center at 260 Sandhill Road, Reno. The hunt is for children up to age 12. more »»

Road projects

March 28, 2015 The yearly sign that spring is nearly here, orange barrels are already gracing some roadways and will begin to pop up along many more before summertime. more »»

City hunts for pothole panacea

March 28, 2015 As potholes continue to give Marietta drivers daily headaches, city officials are considering purchasing an asphalt patching machine that they believe will cost less and last longer than current... more »»

Charter school challenge: Make ideas a reality

March 28, 2015 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times jrunion@mariettatimes. more »»

Ohio allows paperless proof of insurance

March 28, 2015 Tech savvy drivers now have a new option for proving they are properly insured. more »»

Woman sentenced for selling drugs

March 28, 2015 A Parkersburg woman who pleaded guilty to drug trafficking at a Marietta McDonald’s was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail in Washington County Common Pleas Court Friday. Lori . more »»

Brick home’s place in history

March 28, 2015 In the outskirts of New Matamoras off Township Road 36, a German tobacco producer built the first brick house in Independence Township. more »»



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