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Marietta water, sewer rates to rise in January
Marietta's water and sewer rates are set to increase effective Jan. 1, according to information released during a joint session of Marietta City Council's finance and water, sewer and sanitation committees Tuesday.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
New Frontier board members get s...
There won't be much of a honeymoon period for the three incoming members of the Frontier Local Board of Education.
Warren takes first step toward s...
Warren Local School District will likely be asking voters in May for a 10-year renewal of the so-called emergency tax levy, which funds general operations in the western Washington County district.
County dog tag sales top 11,000
The ability to purchase multi-year dog tags has been available to Washington County residents since Dec. 1, but so far there have been few takers, according to the county auditor's office.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Forecast predicts warm weather by end of week
Monday's blast of wintry weather that closed schools in Washington County and caused minor accidents will give way to sun and then high temperatures in the 50s by Friday.
Times Past for Dec. 16
Washington County Commissioners conducted a public hearing on the issuance of $2 million in industrial revenue bonds for expansion at Forma Scientific.
Paying it forward: Life in retirement - volunteering
Not only has she been involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, she's volunteered for many other organizations in the area.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Marietta woman charged with grand theft
Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks said Sgt. Bryan Reeder arrested Molly Jo Moore, 25, of 905 Sugar Plum Road, Marietta, on Saturday on a charge of grand theft.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
VISTA volunteer tackles homelessness
Photo by Amanda Nicholson Caitlin Harville, June Fritsche, 73, of Marietta and Pat Coppernoll, 80, of Reno make chocolate-covered cookie dough bites for a bake sale at the O'Neill Senior Center.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
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Paul E. House
He was born on June 29, 1932, in Washington County, a son of the late Edward A. House and Florence Stanley House.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Man arrested after Marietta standoff
A Marietta man is facing up to 11 years in prison on an attempted aggravated murder charge after firing shots at police during a standoff at his Spring Street home Thursday morning, officials said.
Woman admits stabbing herself
Tina Whealdon, 46, of 66 Federal St., admitted Wednesday that she had stabbed herself in the stomach, said Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Fly-overs result in drug sentenc...
Two area men caught growing marijuana on their respective properties were given identical sentences during their separate sentencing hearings Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court.
Woman stabbed at her home
Authorities are looking for a male suspect who stabbed a Little Hocking woman at her home Tuesday afternoon while reportedly trying to rob her.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Treasurer Mandel tours Pioneer P...
A Marietta business' vocational training program for high school was the topic of discussion during a local visit by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel Monday afternoon.
School districts up for $15M shared grant
Wolf Creek Local and more than two dozen other area school districts have been recommended to share in a $15 million grant to expand college credit opportunities and personalize learning.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Washington County Board of Elections will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Paying it forward: VISTA volunteer tackles homelessness
She became involved with Americore Volunteers In Service To America . She moved from Dayton to Marietta to become involved with VISTA's new program which focuses on tackling homelessness in Washington County.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Consider serving as big brother, big sister
The local chapter has been operating quietly, but now organizers are looking to expand here.