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Sewage smell problem still exists in Marietta

December 22, 2014 Tonight (Dec. 15), I came into the Pike Street area of Marietta and the whole restaurant area smelled like sewage. I thought the sewage plant upgrades was supposed to take care of this problem. more »»

Marietta must develop a long-range plan, and act

December 20, 2014 Marietta’s founders were creative, visionary, hard working and brilliant planners. For 2015 and beyond, Marietta needs a strategic plan. more »»

CIA report disturbing; full of food for thought

December 19, 2014 I am like Charlie Brown this year — I am having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit. The latest revelations about torture by the CIA in the Bush Administration made me feel ill. more »»

What’s up with the wide range in gas prices?

December 19, 2014 The south side of Parkersburg has gas today for $2.25. Why is ours $2.53? Something is wrong here. more »»

Give the house on Fifth and the people a chance

December 18, 2014 Regarding the house in the 800 block of Fifth Street for “people” wanting help for drug/alcohol addiction ... more »»

Historical notes about ‘Messiah’ performances

December 16, 2014 Longtime area music lovers, especially those who have attended or participated in performances of Handel’s “Messiah,” may recall the 100th performance of the oratorio at Marietta College in 1962... more »»

Writer concerned about safety shares letter

December 13, 2014 Dear friend and treasured mayor: My heart is heavy that three pedestrians have been hit on my street over that past three weeks. One of those pedestrians died out in front of my home. more »»

Rumpke says company takes recycling seriously

December 13, 2014 Recently, a Marietta resident wrote a letter to the editor indicating that Rumpke isn’t recycling the items it collects. Let us assure you that Rumpke does recycle your items. more »»

Gesture perpetuates lie, insults police officers

December 11, 2014 On Nov. 30, I noticed five of the St. Louis Rams players coming out of the locker room with their hands up as a gesture to protest the Ferguson Missouri shooting. more »»

Thanks for support of Wall of Sound this season

December 11, 2014 On behalf of the Marietta Band Boosters, we would like to say thank you to everyone that supported us throughout our 2014 season. more »»

Lowell Legion appreciates all the support they receive

December 11, 2014 American Legion Post 750 Lowell wants to thank everyone who has been of help to us. Have you ever wondered what we do with the support you give us? Your support goes for youth groups. more »»

Gift of life: consider becoming an organ donor

December 11, 2014 As I reflect on 2014, the word gratitude comes to mind. more »»

Dumping recyclables with trash a serious violation

December 10, 2014 Have you ever wondered what happens to the recyclables you place in the container on the curb? Does Rumpke actually recycle these items, or are they simply combined with the trash waste stream?... more »»

Scout troop appreciates donations for food drive

December 9, 2014 Waterford Boy Scout Troop 222 would like to thank the residents of Beverly, Waterford, Lowell, and Watertown that donated to our annual Christmas food drive on Dec. 6. more »»

Dear Santa: Wishing for leadership for Christmas

December 8, 2014 All I need for Christmas, dear Santa, is a leader for our country that loves and understands what those men on Normandy, and Khe Sanh and Chosin and Bunker Hill and Lexington and Mosul died for. more »»

On reader’s Christmas wish list for Santa

December 6, 2014 All I need for Christmas, dear Santa, is a leader for our country that loves and understands what those men on Normandy, and Khe Sanh and Chosin and Bunker Hill and Lexington and Mosul died for. more »»

Will new Congress intensify partisan strife?

December 6, 2014 WASHINGTON -- With barely a week to go before another government shutdown could be upon us, the Republican leaders in Congress vow it won't happen this time. more »»

Rape story has shocked many

December 6, 2014 Rolling Stone has published an incredible story about a rape at the University of Virginia, sending shock waves around the countr. more »»

Get government out of our schools, parents back in

December 4, 2014 It is time for a new Educonomy in our country, one that will put us back at the vanguard of education and skills. An education system that will make our economy and country flourish again. more »»



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