¯ The Operations Committee of the Warren Local Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Feb. 16. The regular Board meeting will follow at 5 p.m. and begin with a working session to review and discuss the operational and capital budget items for the upcoming fiscal year. The regular monthly business meeting of the Board will begin at 6 p.m. All meetings will be held at the Warren Administration Office, 220 Sweetapple Road, Vincent.
¯ Grandview Township will hold 2021 regular meetings at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the township hall. The following months will be held on different dates: Feb. 16, July 6, and Sept. 13. These meetings will also be held at 6 p.m.
¯ Decatur Township will hold its monthly public meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at the township building on Welch Road in Cutler.
¯ St. Mary Catholic School will host a Lenten Drive-thru Fish Fry from 5-7 p.m. every Friday starting Feb. 19-March 26. The meal includes fried fish, french fries, green beans and coleslaw. The cost per meal is $10. No call ahead orders; drive-thru service only. Enter through Marion or Montgomery alley entrances.
¯ First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (318 Front St. in Marietta) will continue its weekly free breakfast as take-out from 8:30-10 a.m. each Saturday. All are welcome.
¯ AARP Tax-Aide is offering free tax return preparation for all taxpayers on Mondays and Thursdays Feb. 1-April 12. There will be no walk-ins and masks are required due to COVID-19. Taxpayers should bring all tax documents and a copy of last year’s tax returns, plus a photo ID and Social Security cards for all family members. To schedule an appointment, call the Washington County Public Library at 740-373-1057.
¯ The Castle Historic House Museum will present “The Separation of Henry and Sarah Dawes: Marital Discord in Early Ohio” for their first Virtual Third Thursday Talk of 2021 from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 18. This virtual offering is free. Donations encouraged. To register, visit mariettacastle.org.
¯ The OSU Extension Office, 202 Davis Ave., has reopened to the public with limited staffing from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Appointments required. Program staff are available on the following days: Agriculture & Natural Resources – Monday & Friday; 4-H Youth Development – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and Family & Consumer Sciences days vary from week to week. For more information, call 740-376-7431.
¯ Ludlow Township has completed the financial report for 2020 and it has been submitted to the Auditor of The State of Ohio. A copy is on file at the office of Ludlow Township.
¯ The Annual Auditor of State Financial report for 2020 for the Village of Lower Salem is complete and available at the clerk-treasurer’s home. For more information, call Janet Kidd at 740-585-2547.
¯ Little Hocking Vol. Fire Dept. will no longer provide EMS coverage for Dunham Township. Little Hocking Vol. Fire Dept. will continue to provide Fire and EMS services to Belpre and Decatur Townships. For more information, contact Dunham Township Trustees or Little Hocking Fire Chief Mike Chevalier at 304-481-3477.
¯ The Income Tax and Treasurer’s office is currently closed to the public until further notice. A drop box is located in front of the building.
All taxpayers with a prearranged agreement should call the office at 740-373-4032 between the hours of 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for further assistance or with any questions.