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Open for spring

April 4, 2015 Whether or not the warm weather is here to stay, businesses that ramp up in spring are unloading flowers, picking out produce and serving up ice cream for the spring season. more »»

Body cams: Pictures just part of debate

April 4, 2015 Since the first of January, deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have been testing body cameras that attach to their clothing, and the department is currently looking for a way to... more »»

State works on M-M dam repairs

April 4, 2015 State officials are developing a plan to permanently fix a corroding piece of the McConnelsville-Malta Dam, which was discovered to be diverting water and eroding the shoreline along the west bank o... more »»

AEP’s shutdown countdown is on

April 4, 2015 Two power plants in the region are closing at the end of May, according to the required federal notices filed by American Electric Power in Ohio and West Virgini. more »»

Lifeguards needed

April 4, 2015 In less than two short months school days will turn into pool days, and area pools are already looking for more than 100 lifeguards to keep watch over several pools throughout the area. more »»

Walk of Christian Witnesses

April 4, 2015 Threat of heavy spring rain might have put a damper on the size of the crowd, but a small group of area residents still traveled the streets of Marietta Friday for the annual ecumenical Walk of... more »»

Wood BOE to review proposal for building new WES

April 4, 2015 The Wood County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss a bond issue for construction of a new Williamstown Elementary Schoo. more »»

Man sentenced for theft from cabin break-ins

April 4, 2015 From staff reports A New Matamoras man who broke into a handful of hunting cabins in eastern Washington County was sentenced Friday to six months in jail and counseling for alcohol abuse. Colton S. more »»

Time to celebrate

April 3, 2015 From bell-ringings to tours of old area schools, along with spring comes a number of history-packed events throughout April to celebrate Marietta’s 227th birthday and the founding of the Northwest... more »»

More Marietta eyesores razed

April 3, 2015 Three more houses throughout Marietta were issued permits for demolition last week, continuing a trend of local residents taking blighted property removal into their own hand. more »»

Protecting Ohio jobs is Job #1 for group

April 3, 2015 Opposition to increase the severance tax on materials extracted by oil and gas drillers is not a new topic in Ohio, but now, a unified group has surfaced in attempts to protect the industry from the... more »»

Council updates rules on bridge flags

April 3, 2015 Marietta City Council passed updated ordinances Thursday night allowing for the placement of decorative flags advertising local festivals along the Washington Street Bridge despite concerns from one... more »»

Abandoned kittens get some nurturing

April 3, 2015 JASMINE ROGERS The Marietta Times A tiny kitten feeds from a foster mother Thursday at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valle. more »»

Marietta man pleads guilty to October money theft

April 3, 2015 A Marietta man pleaded guilty to an October robbery Thursday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Zachery R. more »»

Commissioners OK $337,931 for county engineer’s office

April 3, 2015 Washington County Commissioners approved the dispersement of permissive sales tax to the Washington County Engineer’s office during Thursday’s business meeting. more »»

Man accused of soliticing sex from minor via social media

April 3, 2015 From local reports BELPRE — A Belpre man was charged with soliciting a minor through social media, the West Virginia State Police said Thursday. Aaron Joseph Marshall, 38, 222 Elm St. more »»

Dr. Cotton’s house

April 2, 2015 The Greek Revival-style home of Josiah Dexter Cotton has been tucked away on Fifth Street since it was completed in 1853. more »»

Voyeurism alleged in MC restroom

April 2, 2015 A Marietta man and Tier III sex offender previously convicted of watching women in a courthouse bathroom entered a not guilty plea Wednesday morning to a new voyeurism charge in Washington County... more »»

Public service awards presented

April 2, 2015 BEVERLY—Area law enforcement, firefighters and emergency personnel were honored for their service Wednesday during the 2015 Washington County Public Service awards, presented by the Muskingum Valley... more »»

 
 
 

 

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