Local Events


¯ 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: 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.


¯ Salem Township Vol. Fire Dept. will host a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the station on Ohio 821. The menu includes fish, french fries, green beans, applesauce, hot dogs, desserts, and beverages. The cost is a donation.

¯ Beverly American Legion Post 389 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Friday. The meal costs $9 and includes fries and coleslaw. Music to follow from 7-10 p.m. by Sam Clark. Public welcome.

¯ The Tunnel-Warren Chapel United Methodist Churches will provide free community meals (cod fish sandwiches) from 5-6 p.m. March 11. Meals will be served as drive-through pick-ups in the lower parking lot. To reserve a meal, call Amy at 740-516-0847. Tunnel UMC is located at Ohio 550 and Coffman Road.

¯ Fearing Township Vol. Fire Dept. will hold its annual March dinner at 4 p.m. March 20. Menu includes chicken or baked steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, bread and dessert. Coffee and tea are included. Adult plate costs $8 and child’s plate costs $4. Drive-thru or limited socially distanced seating. To preorder, call Jeni Erb at 740-336-8617 or Lorrie Seevers at 740-538-3656.

¯ 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.

¯ The Sardis Vol. Fire Dept. will sponsor its annual fish fry from 4-7 p.m. each Friday through April 2 at the Sardis Fire Hall on State Route 255. The menu includes coleman fish sandwiches and fish sandwich dinners with a choice of fries, coleslaw, baked beans, and mac & cheese. Take-out and limited delivery available; no dine-in. Masks and social distancing required. To place an order, call 740-483-1048.

¯ St. Mary Catholic School will host a Lenten Drive-thru Fish Fry from 5-7 p.m. every Friday through 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.


¯ The Marietta Family YMCA will host the Spring/Summer 5K Virtual Series between March and May. Events include Spring Forward Run, March 6-12; Hop To It Race, April 10-16; and Stronger Together Run, May 15-21. For more information and registration, visit mariettaymca.org.


¯ Real estate and mobile home tax bills were mailed out Feb. 2, 2021 and are due March 12, 2021. Pay on or before March 12 to avoid a 10% penalty. The post office’s postmark is honored and online payments are available at washingtongov.org/treasurer. If you have not received your tax bill contact the County Treasurer’s Office at 740-373-6623 opt 3 opt 2.

¯ The Annual Financial Report for Muskingum Township for the fiscal year 2020 has been completed and is available for public inspection. An appointment can be made by calling 740-373-0189.

¯ The 2020 Financial Report for Warren Township, Washington County, Ohio has been filed with the Auditor of State’s office. The financial report is on file at the Warren Township Administration office for public inspection. For an appointment to review the financial report, call the administration office at 740-374-9970.

¯ 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.


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