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Community input on Cytec needed

August 13, 2014 Representatives from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency were in Marietta Tuesday evening to accept official testimony arguing for or against the renewal of a hazardous waste permit for Cytec... more »»

City again asking for bids from oil, gas interests

August 13, 2014 A second advertisement will go out for bids to lease up to 95 acres of city property to shale oil and gas interests, according to a discussion during Tuesday's meeting of Marietta City Council's... more »»

Memorial Bridge reopens on schedule

August 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The contractor met its goal, and the Memorial Bridge will reopen today. "We're on schedule," Parkersburg City Engineer Justin Smith said Tuesday. "We're shooting for 9 a.m. more »»

Around town published Aug. 13

August 13, 2014 Free concert at church in Marietta The community is invited to a free concert by Keith Geiman (trumpet) and Thom Britton (piano/organ) at 7:30 p.m. more »»

'War Birds' arrive: Trained volunteers give tours of aircraft

August 12, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN—A crowd was already forming at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Monday morning in anticipation of the noon arrival of three World War II “war birds” with the national Wings of... more »»

Not your average plane ride

August 12, 2014 Walking the 110 foot wing span of “Witchcraft”-the World War II B-24 bomber I’m about to take flight in-it is not hard to see why everyone around me at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport Monday is... more »»

New round of renovations at public library

August 12, 2014 Renovations have been ongoing at the Washington County Public Library for the last few years, but a current round of work will provide easier access for those with disabilities. more »»

Bill would give more protection to landlords in fair housing lawsuits

August 12, 2014 A piece of state legislation backed by the National Real Estate Investors Association would give landlords more protection from pricey housing discrimination suits, but civil rights groups claim Ohi... more »»

Adoption celebration

August 12, 2014 “Bye bye,” yelled Mary Elizabeth Cox to the colorful bouquet of balloons floating up, up, into the sky above Washington County Children Services Monday afternoon. more »»

Chancellor opens discussion at WSCC

August 12, 2014 The chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents was at Washington State Community College Monday afternoon to open a conversation with local educators, business professionals and elected representatives... more »»

Frontier scrambles to find new vo-ag teacher

August 12, 2014 NEW MATAMORAS — Four new teachers are headed to Frontier schools for the upcoming school year, but the district is still scrambling to fill one crucial position. more »»

Esbenshade leaves legacy of generosity

August 12, 2014 VIENNA, W.Va. — When Vienna officials were unsure of whether they could afford to complete an $850,000 sports complex in Jackson Park all at once, Harry C. Esbenshade Jr. stepped forwar. more »»

Around Town

August 12, 2014 Barbershop chorus free concert today The River City Treblemakers Barbershop Chorus will have a rehearsal at 7 p.m. today at the Williamstown Welcome Center. The concert is free and open to the public. more »»

Belpre council OKs transfer of pumper title

August 12, 2014 BELPRE — Belpre City Council suspended the rules to pass all three readings of legislation to allow the transfer of the title of an old fire engine pumper to Washington State Community College. more »»

River Regatta: Kayaks, rafts race on ‘Mighty Muskingum’

August 11, 2014 Several hundred spectators turned out for the fourth annual Mighty Muskingum River Raft Regatta from Indian Acres Park to the Marietta Harbor Sunday afternoon. more »»

Path to graduation changing

August 11, 2014 In the mid-2000s, the Ohio Graduation Test took over as the standard for determining if high school students were ready to graduate, but beginning with the Class of 2018, the OGTs will become a... more »»

Dawes Day at The Castle

August 11, 2014 Needless to say, the Civil War was as trying for families on the home front as it was for soldiers serving on the front lines of the infamous battle between the states. more »»

Cleaning out the closet

August 11, 2014 For many teens, summer flies by in a haze of lazy days spent on couches and in front of computer. more »»

Around 200 backpacks given away at church party

August 11, 2014 BELPRE — Belpre area students got a little bit of help Sunday as a Belpre church gave out around 200 backpacks with various school supplies at a special event. more »»



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