Fort Frye gets feedback on mask mandate

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BEVERLY — On Monday, a parent in the Fort Frye Local School District made a formal request that their child not be required to wear a mask on the basis of religion. Parents, teachers and even principals came to the board of education meeting to express their opinions about the recent mask ...

Concerns given for Harmar project

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It’s been a week since the City of Marietta was given details of a proposed $8-$10 million development project in Harmar. There were dozens of social media posts from people, mostly excited about the project. But a few had concerns that could be addressed as details of the project ...

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Meetings ¯ Reno Area Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. today in the Reno Water Office Building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public is welcome. Safe distancing and masks are requested because of COVID. ¯ The SouthEastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management ...


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MARIETTA — Substance abuse has impacted almost everyone in the United States, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel — the survivors and volunteers carrying a torch to lead others out of the darkness. September is National Recovery Month and in honor of that, community organizations ...

Alzheimer’s Walk held

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Tomlinson Park in Williamstown was full of color as community members gathered to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s was full of flowers, each one representing a connection to Alzheimer’s - and a reason to end the disease. Those who had a blue flower, are living ...

Annual Arts and Crafts Festival back after year of COVID

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PARKERSBURG — After a year off due to COVID, the Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival returned to City Park in Parkersburg over the weekend. The rain held off Saturday afternoon, while Sunday was sunny and clear for the event, at which more than 50 artisans displayed and sold their ...