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Safety campaigns aimed at motorists and motorcyclists

April 17, 2014 As warmer weather begins to move in, motorists should be keeping their eyes open for a large number of motorcycles coming back to the roadway. more »»

WCCC student excels in welding

April 17, 2014 Washington County Career Center senior Amber Suprano, 19, may be one of the few females that have gone through the school’s welding program, but that has not stopped her from topping her class and... more »»

Life of crime, addiction

April 17, 2014 VINCENT- — Silence settled over Lynn Laing's normally talkative third period health class Wednesday as Dan Baxter walked to the front of the room. more »»

Mayor names facilities foreman

April 17, 2014 The spring grass is growing in the city of Marietta’s parks, cemeteries, municipal building lawns and other green spaces. more »»

2 teens accused of burglarizing home

April 17, 2014 Two teenagers accused of forcing their way into a Lower Salem home and stealing several items were arrested Tuesday after a week of investigation. Branden D. Ramage, 19, of 206 Jennison S. more »»

Around town

April 17, 2014 Camp Hervida Road closed indefinitely Camp Hervida Road in Watertown Township will be closed at mile marker 538 due to structure failure. The road will be closed until further notice. more »»

Pets for Easter

April 16, 2014 It’s springtime and the baby chicks and ducklings are back in area farm stores, just in time for Easter. But you might want to think twice about picking one up for your children to play with. more »»

Burglar/thief says he’s ‘the fall guy’

April 16, 2014 A former Lower Salem man sentenced to more than a decade in prison Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court asked for leniency and said he was unfairly taking all the blame for the crimes. more »»

7th, Pike bid above estimate; project still a ‘go’

April 16, 2014 The lone construction bid came in at more than 15 percent above the engineer's estimate for Marietta's traffic and pedestrian safety upgrade of the Seventh, Pike and Greene streets intersection,... more »»

Food pantry’s new director a dietitian

April 16, 2014 A new director has joined the Marietta Community Food Pantry, working to keep it running as smoothly as possible. Nancy Broughton was hired into the position around March 24. more »»

Hands-on Earth Day activities made for families

April 16, 2014 One man’s trash is another man’s recycling project, or at least it will be at Saturday’s Earth Day celebration in downtown Marietta. more »»

German-American roots

April 16, 2014 LOWELL—A church with an almost 200-year history sits on the edge of Highland Ridge Road near Lowell, with a small but close-knit congregation that has come a long way from its original roots as a... more »»

Williamstown recognizes 2 community leaders

April 16, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN —The City of Williamstown continued its new tradition of honoring those who have given a great deal to the community during the council meeting Tuesday evening. more »»

2014-15 school calendar approved by Wood County board

April 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education Tuesday unanimously approved Wood County Schools' 2014-15 school calendar. more »»

Around town

April 16, 2014 Salem Twp. VFD fish fry on Friday The Salem Township Volunteer Fire Department will hold a fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the fire station on Ohio 821. The cost is a donation. more »»

Forum on public education

April 16, 2014 Quality public education is typically considered one of the top factors when families consider what community to raise their children. more »»

Historic barns

April 15, 2014 Often quietly nestled on old Ohio farmsteads sit some of the state’s most interesting and historic pieces of architecture—barns. Barn building has a rich and varied tradition in Ohio. more »»

Sixth District primary

April 15, 2014 Two Democrats are hoping to win their party’s vote in the May 6 primary election for the opportunity to run against Republican incumbent U.S. Re. more »»

Cell vs. landline

April 15, 2014 While individuals have long been eschewing traditional landlines in favor of their more mobile counterparts, businesses have been slower to cast off traditional phone service and make the switch to... more »»

Wood Co. board to vote on calendar

April 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A draft calendar for the 2014-15 school year will be up for approval at tonight's Wood County Board of Education meeting. more »»



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