Marietta Timeshttp://www.mariettatimes.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 28 May 2015 20:13:19 EDTThu, 28 May 2015 20:13:19 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssWood County BOE should rethink budget cutshttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/573738.htmlIf I had a "do over" this past week, I would contact every member of the Wood County Board of Education and invite them to the PHS A Cappella Spring Concert.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTOhio can take steps to reduce tobacco usehttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/573739.htmlTobacco use continues to be a problem in our Washington County and across the state. Currently, 23.4 percent of Ohio adults smoke, and that number is over 25 percent locally. More than one in seven high school students smokes.Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTPlease go easy on the sirens during paradeshttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/573694.htmlI am writing concerning the upcoming parades in both the immediate and distant future in the Parkersburg-Marietta and surrounding areas. It is common for area fire departments to appear in parades throughout the year.Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTThanks for support of Big Brothers Big Sisters eventhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/573604.htmlOn Sunday, May 17, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County held our first fundraiser, Bowl for Kids' Sake here in Marietta.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTRight Path annual fish fry a successul fundraiserhttp://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/573605.htmlThe Right Path hosted our 6th annual fish fry fundraiser Friday, May 15, at the VFW on Pike Street in Marietta. Thanks to our veteran fish fryer Ron Davis, we served over 135 delicious dinners with all the trimmings.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT