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Marietta, Ohio is located in Washington County. Zip codes in Marietta, OH include 45750. The median home price in Marietta is $159,000. More Marietta information.

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Thanks for gesture toward veteran at dinner

My two sisters and their husbands and Ginny and I met in Marietta on the evening on the Fourth of July, and after some consideration, decided to go to a restaurant for dinner.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Marietta Times

Up for debate: Challenger awaits response from GOP candidate

A week after 6th Congressional District Democratic candidate Jennifer Garrison challenged Republican incumbent Bill Johnson to a series of seven debates in a letter, the Democratic challenger is still awaiting an answer.

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Hookah hype?

With its variety of fun, fruity flavors and its light, wispy smoke, a centuries-old smoking mechanism known as a hookah is gaining traction among teens and young adults.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Marietta Times

Revitalization district restaurant gets first of 15 new licenses

Patrons of The Original Pizza Place in Marietta can now have a cold brew with their meal as the restaurant has received the first of 15 new liquor licenses that became available through the formation of a city revitalization district late last year.

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Prepping for Roar this weekend

Organizers say everything is coming together for this weekend's 14th annual Marietta Riverfront Roar powerboat races that kick off Friday along the Ohio River in downtown Marietta.

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Weather whopper sneaks up on Valley

A storm reminiscent of the derecho that caused widespread destruction two years ago struck Tuesday afternoon, resulting in power outages and damaged buildings around the area.

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Time for Smart Choice Food orders

Second Congregational Church will be taking orders for a food program, Smart Choice Foods, at the church on Thursday, July 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. The last day to order food online is July 16 by 11:59 p.m. Food will be distributed at the church on July 26 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EBT food cards will be accepted, ... (more)

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Trail users asked to watch out for each other

As the number of walkers and bikers making use of Marietta's River Trail increases, the chances also increase for potential accidents between bicyclists and pedestrians on the shared use pathway.

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Homeowners, farmers carry school tax load

Homeowners and farmers across the state are paying 70 percent of school property taxes and Washington County is right in line with the pack.

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Many deserve thanks for city's upkeep; many don't

Thanks to Johnny Carpenter for faithfully watering all of the hanging baskets in downtown Marietta every day and sometimes twice a day so they stay beautiful throughout the summer.

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30 years for golf tradition

Gary Sigrist, a resident of the Canton-Massillon area of Ohio and three of his local golfing buddies -Tim Englert, Wes Sima and Bob Brown -saw an ad in their local newspaper, The Canton Repository, for 2 to 3 rounds of golf at the Golf Club of West Virginia and two nights at the Ramada Inn, located on Pike Street in Marietta.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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O'Neill Center is like family to - Grandma Betty'

After working at the O'Neill Center earlier in life, Offenberger, 87, referred to as "Grandma Betty" by some guests of the center, returned two years ago as a volunteer.

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Queen visit

The American Queen steamboat, minus its steam-powered paddlewheel, pulled into Marietta on diesel powered engines Sunday morning with 329 passengers aboard on their way from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

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EPA says waste in creek not a danger but must be removed

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said asphalt that ended up in a creek near Lowell isn't a danger, but still must be cleaned up.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Marietta Times

Marietta celebrates July Fourth

Independence Day 2014 included plenty of activities for the Marietta community, beginning with a parade downtown, and continuing with music, food, crafts, races and fireworks at the Washington County Fairgrounds.

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Rockin' the blues away

For two decades, every Fourth of July, downtown Marietta has been rocked by the annual Red, White and Blues Fest.

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Rule the roost

When Mindy Wolfe lets herself into the chicken run she keeps in the backyard of her Reno home, six hens of varying breeds happily greet her in the hopes that she brings a slice of watermelon rind or some corn to snack on.

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How much do you know about American history?

It's Independence Day, which for most people means enjoying fireworks, hot dogs and parades while reflecting on the history of America and its freedom, an idea many agree should be taken more seriously.

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Paying for contracted services

Annual streets paving contracts are a major annual expense for many Ohio cities.

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Council reminds citizens of cell phone ban

During Thursday's city council meeting, Marietta Safety-Service Director Jonathan Hupp reminded citizens that the city's ban on texting and the use of hand-held communication devices while driving within the city limits becomes effective Saturday.

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