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Road projects

March 28, 2015 The yearly sign that spring is nearly here, orange barrels are already gracing some roadways and will begin to pop up along many more before summertime. more »»

City hunts for pothole panacea

March 28, 2015 As potholes continue to give Marietta drivers daily headaches, city officials are considering purchasing an asphalt patching machine that they believe will cost less and last longer than current... more »»

Charter school challenge: Make ideas a reality

March 28, 2015 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times jrunion@mariettatimes. more »»

Ohio allows paperless proof of insurance

March 28, 2015 Tech savvy drivers now have a new option for proving they are properly insured. more »»

Woman sentenced for selling drugs

March 28, 2015 A Parkersburg woman who pleaded guilty to drug trafficking at a Marietta McDonald’s was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail in Washington County Common Pleas Court Friday. Lori . more »»

Brick home’s place in history

March 28, 2015 In the outskirts of New Matamoras off Township Road 36, a German tobacco producer built the first brick house in Independence Township. more »»

Mom accused of child abuse

March 28, 2015 From staff reports A Marietta Township woman was arrested for child abuse Friday after an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office determined she had seriously bruised her 3-year-old... more »»

Pedestrian hit near Putnam Bridge

March 28, 2015 From staff reports A Marietta pedestrian was sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Friday morning after being struck by a pickup truck near the Putnam Bridge. Richard C. more »»

Bad drainage

March 27, 2015 Steady rain Wednesday and Thursday turned potholes, fields and streets into temporary ponds, lakes and streams throughout Mariett. more »»

Fast & furious: Heroin, crack arrests

March 27, 2015 They hid in closets, under a bed and one jumped out a second-story window, but ultimately eight people were arrested on drug charges Thursday after search warrants were executed at two Marietta homes. more »»

Man dies from crash injuries

March 27, 2015 From staff reports A Marietta man died days after injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash on Ohio 550. According to a Thursday release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Samuel R. more »»

Nonprofit looks to recruit leaders with MC visit

March 27, 2015 A former Marietta resident and founder of a New-York based nonprofit was at Marietta College this week, and is hoping that he can branch his organization out to include future leaders coming out of... more »»

Dog rescued from blaze

March 27, 2015 BELPRE — An electrical fire destroyed a house at 511 Walnut St. Thursday evening, but firefighters were able to rescue the family's dog, Ivy. more »»

Fort Frye board gets language arts update

March 27, 2015 BEVERLY — Sixth through 12th grade students at Fort Frye Local Schools can hope to see new English language arts materials, books and lessons more suited to today's technology, as the board of... more »»

Marietta sewage plant project discussed

March 27, 2015 Marietta City Council's water and sewer committee entered executive session Thursday afternoon to discuss "confidential issues and potential litigation. more »»

Bids coming on sheriff’s annex, courthouse windows

March 27, 2015 Washington County Commissioners OK’d seeking bids on repairing the Washington County Courthouse windows Thursday and also accepted bid specifications for work on the Washington County Sheriff’s... more »»

Channel Lane culvert update

March 27, 2015 JASMINE ROGERS The Marietta Times Employees of Lang Excavating prepare to replace the culvert running under the roadway at Channel Lane Wednesday. more »»

Online privacy

March 26, 2015 Nearly two years after a massive leak of classified documents revealed that Big Brother is watching what you Google, Americans are growing less confident that government surveillance programs are in... more »»

Damaged wall at monument to be fixed

March 26, 2015 No timeline has been set for repairs of a retaining wall at a west side monument, after a car crashed through the wall last week, but city officials say it will be fixed. more »»

Multi-state trail could include Marietta

March 26, 2015 Council’s streets committee was asked Wednesday to throw its support behind the largest connected multi-use trail system in the United States, though it is not certain if the city’s own River Trail... more »»

Frontier student’s art honored

March 26, 2015 A watercolor painting by a Frontier High School junior will be on display at the Ohio Governor’s office in spring after the piece was selected from thousands of submitted entries for the Ohio... more »»



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