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Reader tired of hearing about sewer problems

February 8, 2016 Ten pounds of crap does not fit into a five-pound bag! — Unknown Call it lesson number one. I am the Rainbow Sage. more »»

Letter’s attack on the Catholic Church unfair

February 6, 2016 An attack on the Catholic Church appeared in a letter to the editor on Saturday, Jan. 1. more »»

2 letters about Ajax

February 5, 2016 Editor’s note: The following letters were written before Thursday’s announcement that resolved the issue of Ajax future. Ajax issue demands national attention I’m from Cape Cod, Mass. more »»

An old-fashioned idea could resolve Ajax problem

February 4, 2016 In north central Ohio in the ’30s when many farmers were having their farms repossessed by the banks and sold at sheriff’s sales, the neighboring farmers would have what was called a penny sal. more »»

Ajax story is embarrassing to Marietta

February 4, 2016 Dear city of Marietta, I grew up in Ohio and I’ve never been embarrassed to say that, until now. more »»

Businesses pitched in for MMS during power outage

February 4, 2016 Marietta Middle School’s faculty, staff, and students would like to extend their appreciation and many thanks to all of the businesses that helped during their power outage on Tuesday, Feb. 2. more »»

Presidential race proof of our nation’s democracy

February 1, 2016 I just finished reading a biography of Hugo Chavez, the president of Venezuela, or el comandante as he liked to be called. He was president from 1999 until his death in 2013. more »»

Thanks to community for food pantry support

January 30, 2016 I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Marietta community for their support of the Marietta Community Food Pantry in 2015, especially through the holiday season. more »»

Natural wonders in the midst of snowstorm

January 29, 2016 As I was growing up, I was often told about the real old-fashioned winters and how they used to be. more »»

Council member writes a few quick thoughts

January 29, 2016 In an attempt to honor the Times’ challenge of being better communicators, I wanted to write a quick letter to the editor this morning while having coffee and overlooking a snow covered yard and... more »»

What might be ahead for My God and my nation

January 28, 2016 Why should we care whether the Republican or Democratic Party moves into the White House in November? Why should we care if the elected man or woman is a socialist or continues to follow Obama’s... more »»

More efforts needed to promote renewable energy

January 27, 2016 In light of the recent announcement by NOAA and NASA that 2015 was the hottest year on record, it is particularly disappointing that a Marietta Times editorial took a slap at renewable energy and... more »»

Elections bring out “The Ugly American”

January 22, 2016 The Republican debates remind me of that 1958 book title, “The Ugly American.” I can’t imagine another nine months of this ugliness. more »»

‘13 Hours’ shows extent of cover-up in Benghazi attack

January 22, 2016 If anyone has any doubts about the culpability of Hillary Clinton and Barack Hussein Obama in the disaster that was Benghazi, they should see the movie “13 Hour. more »»

Obama should care more about babies, churches

January 22, 2016 I read a news report Wednesday that stated a Springfield, Ohio, man was jailed for trying to have “an innocent dog killed.” He gets 30 days, no probation or work release, and a $50,000 bond. more »»

Woman’s Home thanks foundation for donation

January 22, 2016 Once again, I am writing to thank the Marietta Community Foundation for the recent donation it has made to The Woman’s Home located at 812 Third St., Marietta. The amount of $6,428. more »»

McKim leaves inspiring legacy as a public defender

January 22, 2016 In all honesty I knew the late Janet Anne Fogle McKim less on a personal basis and more so “only by reputatio. more »»

Outrageous government tyranny over sewer hookup

January 21, 2016 The city’s sewer rates are going up. According to the figures in a recent Times article, the increase will be $14.40 for 500 cubic feet use, $25.80 for 1,000 cubic feet use and $3. more »»

Support for coffeehouse program appreciated

January 20, 2016 On behalf of the Marietta Choral Department, we would like to thank the community for attending the first Coffeehouse Performance. more »»

Citizen unhappy with police, deputies’ responses

January 20, 2016 This letter is in answer to a Jan. 7 letter to the editor about the police doing their job. more »»



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