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  1. Chapman Named Head Coach at MagnoliaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Tyler Star News

    ... first time at the position was when he headed St. Marys High School for three years. He then saw two years at Williamstown in 2002 and 2003. He had an outstanding 25-2 record with the Yellowjackets and made it to the state championship game in 2003. ...

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  2. Williamstown sidewalk project hits snagRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Despite hitting a snag with bids coming in a little higher than expected, the long-awaited Williamstown sidewalk project is still on track. During Tuesday's city council meeting, Councilwoman Barbara Lewis said the grant to build sidewalks on Park Avenue, Front and Fifth streets was for $245,478, but the lowest bid, which has not been awarded, came in at $338,112.

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  3. Fenton site to be decommissionedRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Marietta Times

    The board of education has spent $60,000 as of July 12 exploring a property adjacent to Fenton Art Glass as a possible site for a new Williamstown Elementary School. Preliminary soil samples say the area is clean, but the board is waiting on the water sample results.

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  4. Fenton to decommission art glass site in WilliamstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The board of education has spent $60,000 as of July 12 exploring a property adjacent to Fenton Art Glass as a possible site for a new Williamstown Elementary School. Preliminary soil samples say the area is clean, but the board is waiting on the water sample results.

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  5. Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social survives downpourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Despite a fast-moving summer storm, the 72nd annual Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social in Tomlinson Park went on as planned Friday. J.L. Dean, chief of the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department, said the social has stayed the same over the years and that is part of its appeal.

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  6. Fire damages home in BoazRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Marietta Times

    The Waverly and Williamstown volunteer fire departments responded at about 8 p.m. to 2224 Keller Lane where there was smoke coming from the front of the home and the basement, firefighters said. The unidentified couple who owned the home called 911 shortly before 8 p.m. after seeing smoke coming from the basement.

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  7. Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social scheduled for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The event will begin at 6 p.m. in the park, located on Highland Avenue across from the Williamstown City Building. It will feature hot dogs, popcorn, pop, coffee, cakes, pies and ice cream.

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  8. Wood County Board of Education reports on Fenton samplesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Soil sample results presented Tuesday evening to the Wood County Board of Education keep the Fenton Art Glass property in Williamstown as a viable option for an elementary school site, while a bond call vote was tabled for July 26. Assistant Superintendent Mike Fling, who manages facilities for Wood County Schools and has been the lead administrator on the bond discussion, presented probable projected renovation costs for the proposed bond projects in order of priority to all in attendance at Tuesday's school board meeting. "I encourage you to use your vision of where you see Wood County in 20 years," Fling said in beginning his presentation.

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  9. New Williamstown-Lanesborough Schools Reallocate Funds for Office StaffJuly 13, 2016 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | IBerkshires

    The Superintendency Union 71 Committee on Monday moved to streamline support staff for special education by creating two new positions that will be shared between Lanesborough Elementary School and Williamstown Elementary School. The new part-time administrative assistant and office assistant positions will be funded from money already budgeted in both districts, but the shared position will be more efficient, Assistant Superintendent Kim Grady told the committee.

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  10. Wood BOE gets initial Fenton site soil reportRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Marietta Times

    Soil sample results presented Tuesday evening to the Wood County Board of Education keep the Fenton Art Glass property in Williamstown as a viable option for an elementary school site, while a bond call was tabled for July 26. Assistant Superintendent Mike Fling, who manages facilities for Wood County Schools and has been the lead administrator on the bond discussion, presented probable projected renovation costs for the proposed bond projects in order of priority to all in attendance at Tuesday's school board meeting. "I encourage you to use your vision of where you see Wood County in 20 years," Fling said in beginning his presentation.

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  11. Williamstown: Village Ambulance to host community picnicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    Village Ambulance Explorer Post 911 is hosting the annual public safety and community picnic from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Williamstown Elementary School, 115 Church St. The picnic features free food and drinks, live entertainment, car seat safety checks, CPR and AED, MasoniChip Child ID Program, and a display of public safety apparatuses. A Life Flight helicopter will be landing at noontime.

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  12. Opinions on Parkersburg's nomination process varyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... "Just as those who vote in the City of Parkersburg should not have a role in voting for the city officials of Williamstown, it makes equally little sense for those in the unincorporated parts of the county to choose representative government serving ...

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  13. Wood BOE set to present bond proposalRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | Marietta Times

    ... to be completed over a two-year period. That option would include $24 million for a new elementary school in Williamstown, which includes expanding Williamstown High School into a middle/high school, and $14 million to renovate and expand the Wood ...

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  14. Bug huntRead the original story

    Friday Jul 8 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge will hold a bug hunt from 6:30-8 p.m. July 13 at the refuge at 3982 Waverly Road in Williamstown. The program is free and best for ages 8 and up.

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  15. Williamstown City Council may take legal action on Williamstown Auto CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Legal action against a Williamstown business by the city could be coming soon after a decision by Williamstown City Council Tuesday. Mayor Jean Ford said the situation at the Williamstown Auto Center has been a topic of discussion for almost two years.

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  16. Howard A. ShriverRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Marietta Times

    He was born in Williamstown, W.Va., on July 12, 1918, to the late Abraham Lester and Laura Jane Shriver. He was a World War II Army veteran serving in Panama.

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  17. Wildlife programRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge will hold a nature photography program from 10 a.m.-noon July 9 at the refuge at 3982 Waverly Road, Williamstown. There will be a friendly contest to see who can get the most and best photos of things found on the refuge.

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  18. Renovations getting historic Williamstown train depot back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The 127-year-old Williamstown Train Depot hasn't seen a passenger since 1957, but with a few changes, it may have the potential to become a Williamstown staple once again. Though renovations were made to the train depot more than 20 years ago, it's undergoing a few more improvements this year.

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  19. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    UP: To Hino Motors production of its 50,000th truck at its Williamstown facility. Hino employs 275 people here, and has learned the work ethic and skill level of the people of the Mid-Ohio Valley is an important reason they are able to produce such high-quality vehicles.

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  20. Fort Frye team wins Williamstown's summer basketball leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Williamstown summer boys' basketball league concluded Thursday night at Williamstown High School, with Fort Frye defeating Doddridge County 45-27 in the final of the season-ending tournament. "We're proud of it; it's a pretty good league," said Williamstown boys' coach and league organizer Scott Sauro.

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