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The Bloody Mary

Written by Rebeca Shinsky When one thinks “breakfast”, one imagines coffee, eggs, and bacon, and perhaps some fresh squeezed OJ. However, the word, “brunch” conjures something else altogether. Lazy mornings, whether on a sun drenched patio or curled on a sofa while a storm brews, are perfect for the quintessential drink of brunch- the Bloody

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Marietta Mystery Story #2

Chapter One – The Treasure Hunt Written by Cynthia L. Perko Sylvia sat at the kitchen table staring at an envelope that was addressed to her. It was from her father and she knew it was coming, but she wasn’t ready to face the fact that her Aunt Maxine was really gone. Claire, Sylvia’s sister

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Shade Tree Planting Demonstrations Planned

The Marietta Shade Tree Commission will offer demonstrations on the correct planting of street trees on Saturday, May 1st, the day after National Arbor Day. This will take place during the midday hours at three locations to be announced. Choosing trees that won’t damage sidewalks, the proper soil preparation, and other relevant points will be

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More "Hometown Heroes" Banners on the Way

As the warm weather approaches, the Marietta American Legion Women’s Auxiliary is getting ready to start hanging “Hometown Heroes” banners again. Anyone who is interested in purchasing a banner to honor a Marietta veteran may do so by filling out an application at the Marietta American Legion. Banners are $250. Please bring a check made

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Marietta Community Organization News and Updates

Written by Steve Ulrich American Legion: New orders for the Hometown Heroes banner program are now being taken. Stop in to fill out a form. $250 fee. Beautification Committee: The committee is looking for volunteers to help maintain the Cherry trees on Front Street. If you can trim branches, trim weeds, or gather sticks, contact

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Marietta Fireworks Committee Asks for Your Continued Support

Since approximately 1958, Marietta has had a fireworks show performed by volunteers from our community. Many may remember the days of the carnival by the Marietta Jaycees that concluded with a fireworks display. After the Jaycees disbanded, the show continued by the Carnival Committee for a few years, then the Pioneer Fire Company took over

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Let’s Make Lemonade

Written by Trisha Ries When life hands you lemons, make lemonade; and 2020 was the biggest lemon of them all. I will be brutally honest and fully admit that it has been a real struggle for me. I work at Whole Foods Market, and have been working from the beginning of the Covid outbreak. My

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River Towns Plein Air to Be Launched in April

Written by Linda Mylin Ross Cherry blossom time is always something to look forward to in Marietta. This year, an added attraction will be watching artists set up to capture their spectacular bloom. In fact, artists will be seen at other scenic spots in our river towns and along the river itself during an eight