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Letters to the Editor

Marietta City Schools needs new leadership on the school board

On November 2nd 2021, the citizens of Marietta city school district have a great opportunity to change the course of our diminishing school system and student enrollment declines. I feel the vacant spots would best be filled by established leaders in our community that would focus on financial ...

Marietta’s teachers not gambling with education

Some people may think that choosing the three Board of Education candidates to represent Marietta City School District and the Marietta community is comparable to a lottery, “pick three” and hope for the best. However, the Marietta Education Association (MEA) chose not to gamble with our ...

City funds handicap accessible entrance to Boys & Girls Club gymnasium

The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County extends a heartfelt thank you and recognizes the City of Marietta and Mayor Schlicher for their commitment to the community. When the Club first made its home on Lancaster street back in 2012, the dream was to have a safe place for youth to go ...

I voted for Lehman and Vessels. Here’s why.

“Seriously, Mom. How bad ARE the schools?” Son Eric posed that question last year while considering moving his family from Alameda, California to another location. Marietta made the list. Marietta was quickly removed from the list. Not just for schools, though that was the top ...

Thank you, to Right Path partners

Family Night at the Marietta Aquatic Center has been a staple for The Right Path for 18 incredible summers. Thanks to a great rate from the City of Marietta, we provide a couple of hours of family time and for many of our families this has become a mini-vacation! It has been amazing to watch ...

A few thoughts

Just some short thoughts on three topics in the news lately. First – Covid and the vaccine. The vaccine can’t keep everyone from getting Covid-19, but it can save your life. Just like a seatbelt won’t keep you from having a car accident, but it can save your life if you ...