Around Town

Upcoming meetings

¯ The Washington County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold a regular meeting Nov. 3 at 5:15 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Those wishing to participate are asked to contact Brenda Riffe at briffe@wcbdd.org.

¯ Independence Township trustees will hold a regular monthly meeting Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the townhouse on Upper Archers Fork Road.

Slaughter House Hill closure

¯ Groves Avenue (Slaughter House Hill), will be closed by the Washington County Engineers Office on Nov. 2. starting at 7 a.m. for culvert replacement. The closure is estimated to last four days and road will be opened after 5 p.m. each day. There will be no thru traffic, except emergency vehicles. Please call the Washington County Engineer’s Office at (740) 376-7430 if you have any questions.


¯ Beverly United Methodist Church will host Trunk or Treat Oct. 31 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the back parking lot, located at 700 Park St., Beverly.

¯ Marietta Family YMCA will hold a drive-thru Trick or Treat Pick Up from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Sealed individual goodie bags will be given out. The YMCA is located in Complex 1, Building 3 of Broughton Business Park, 635-B State Route 821. For more information, call 740-663-1041.

¯ The annual Halloween at the Park scheduled for Oct. 31 in Marietta has been canceled this year due to health guidelines. It will be held in 2021 on the last Saturday in October.

Election Day Meal

¯ The Beverly United Methodist Church at 700 Park St. will hold its annual Election Day Dinner Nov. 3 from 5-7 p.m. The menu will include turkey with all the trimmings. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. It will be carry-out only due to COVID-19. Drive up to the portico at the church and the meal will be brought out. To order, call 740-984-2100.

Recycling center

winter hours

¯ Marietta Area Recycling Center will have new winter hours effective Nov. 3. The facility will be open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 740-373-3372 or visit the Facebook page MARC Marietta Area Recycling Center.


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