It’s easy to forget how many wonderful assets our community has! Our Marietta is a local initiative working both to cultivate relationships among residents, business leaders, local government, and community organizations… and to develop and enact a plan that ensures we are poised to leverage the benefits of our natural and cultural treasures. Our Marietta
MRA is holding a t-shirt sale to raise money for the purchase of an automated clock winder for our town clock, located in Old Town Hall. The clock is currently being wound manually once a week by volunteers, the automated clock winder will replace the need for volunteers to undergo this laborious and time-consuming process.
Hello friends and neighbors! We are back and looking forward to a fabulous 2017 season. The Marietta Market has been transplanted and now finds its roots in the beautiful courtyard at the Railroad House Inn on 280 West Front Street in Marietta. Rain? No problem, come inside and stay dry and perhaps enjoy a
The Fourth Annual Historic Marietta Bike Race will be taking over the borough streets this July 8th from 10:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Over one hundred and seventy cyclists will take to the streets to race multiple laps, based on a category or age, through a short, one-mile course on Gay Street, West Market, South
Written by Trisha Ries If you are lucky enough to have a dog, you want to take them everywhere! Why should you have all of the fun while your dog sits at home? That’s why I wanted to put together a list of pet- friendly places in our area where our four-legged family member
Written by Jack Ries The title says it all. We love beer, some of us more than others. The bubbly, bittersweet stuff has enjoyed a long and successful history, nearly as old as human history itself. In fact, the earliest evidence of beer is a 3,900-year-old Sumerian poem honoring Ninkasi, the patron goddess of brewing.
Written by Trisha Ries We all know that April showers bring May flowers, but Spring also presents one of the best pub crawls this side of the river! The Marietta Beer & Music Festival and Pub Crawl is upon us, and it’s bigger and better than ever! The pub crawl for this year is on
That’s it for the Spring 2017 issue. If you’d like a paper copy, you can pick on up in one of the Blue Boxes around Marietta, or in one of the fine restaurants in town. A complete PDF copy can be downloaded here. Soon we’ll start working on the next issue. You may submit
Written by Rick Washburn If you look up at the sky along the Susquehanna River, you may sight an eagle soaring gracefully high in the sky. It’s quite a thrill to see the symbol of American freedom, the great Bald Eagle, flying overhead. This article however, is not about our national bird, but about another
There’s an exciting initiative underway in Marietta that is laying essential groundwork for effective strategic planning here in our little river town! The goal of a Borough-sponsored project, funded, in part, through the Lancaster County Conservancy’s Susquehanna Riverlands grant program, is to find out the best ways to leverage the Northwest Trail as an asset