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Families behind new school are burning bridges

March 8, 2014 This letter is in regards to the recent article “Core Issues” published in the Marietta Times on March 4, regarding the Veritas Academy. more »»

Snow doesn’t cancel hunger

March 8, 2014 These winter days are interesting ones. They are full of snow, slush and very cold weather. But for us, one thing is consistent and it is the fact that our Washington County guests remain hungry. more »»

Efforts of one man to care for flag are appreciated

March 5, 2014 I am writing this letter to commend a very special person that was an employee for Warren Elementary School — Dan Marrow — who has recently retired. more »»

MHS theater group thankful for support

March 5, 2014 On behalf of the cast, crew and directors of Marietta High School’s production of, “Legally Blonde: The Musical,” we would like to thank the community for supporting our show this past weekend. more »»

Parent-teen driving contract can save lives

March 5, 2014 Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among teenagers throughout the United States and in Ohio as well. more »»

Reader expresses views on fracking, taxes

March 4, 2014 It is refreshing to see in recent opinions an appropriate degree of skepticism over hydraulic fracking proposals in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Fracking discussion has some elements

March 2, 2014 Greed! It tends to cloud our minds. Once our eyes get big as saucers, we must get real. more »»

Mayor right to be cautious of property code

March 1, 2014 I write to make a couple of points related to recent events/letters: First of all, kudos and thanks to Mayor Joe Matthews for understanding and being wary of the underlying/hidden falsehoods and... more »»

Tea party isn’t as bad as some like to suggest

March 1, 2014 I am so sick and tired of the demonizing of the Tea Party. The attacks come from all sides, the Left and the Right. more »»

Betsey Mills Club thankful for support

March 1, 2014 The Betsey Mills club would like to thank the community for overwhelming support and success of the chicken pot pie fundraiser. This is the largest fundraiser of the year. Over 1500 dinners were sold. more »»

Speak up now, if you oppose property code

February 28, 2014 Yuck! International Property Maintenance Code. I am a senior citizen living in Norwood and have been watching and listening to our city for years. more »»

Religious freedom debate coming to Ohio

February 27, 2014 If State Rep. Andy Thompson gets his way, we will see new signs in Marietta’s store windows starting this spring. “Gays Not Welcome” signs will not only be legal, but expectant. After last year’s U.S. more »»

Property Maintenance Code reaches too far

February 27, 2014 I would like to publicly thank Mayor Joe Matthews for his veto of the Property Maintenance Enforcement Code. more »»

Attention: Fracking on city land isn’t good

February 26, 2014 I wonder what made Gov. Kasich change his mind about fracking Ohio state parks. more »»

Traffic suggestions can be put to good use

February 26, 2014 Thanks to the traffic commission for the study to make better traffic flow. We find flash mode traffic signals irritating and maybe somewhat dangerous. more »»

Residents glad to see commissioners saving

February 24, 2014 I would like to express my heart-felt thanks to the county commissioners for seeking ways to trim the county budget—even if it means taking crap from those who have no idea what they are to do, and... more »»

Response to letter on global warming

February 24, 2014 In response to a Feb. 18 letter, “Global warming. Global cooling. You decide,” I answer: Science says. Climate change. more »»

BearCats still a bad idea

February 22, 2014 I was not able to provide timely comment to an author’s request on a recent article about the sheriff’s office arrival of the BearCats. These are my late comments. more »»

Dunham Township road crews appreciated

February 22, 2014 With all of the snow, cold, ice, and whatever else the weather has thrown at us, I want to publicly praise and thank the Dunham Township trustees and their crew for the fine job they have done on... more »»

Other presidents used executive orders, too

February 22, 2014 Critics are calling President Obama “lawless” due to his use of executive orders. more »»



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