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Would You Like to Get Involved in Marietta Government?

The best way to get involved and follow along in Borough government is to attend the meetings. Full council meetings are held once a month, on the second Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in Borough Hall. This is where official action is taken and votes are held to determine spending and policy issues. But the actual

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Written By Judith A. Kennedy There are many reasons to love a small town like Marietta.  There are just as many challenges, as with most things in life.  Those who were born in Marietta have deep memories that go back generations.  Those who are more recently moved here for many of the same reasons those

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Crafts to Keep Kids Busy and Creative All Summer Long

Written by Trisha Ries As a kid, I longed for this time of year. The smell of freedom was inches away. Getting up and going to school became more and more of a chore. Then there it was, the last day of school. I hugged all my friends from school goodbye, got hand cramps from

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Festival to Celebrate 100 Years of Marietta Community House

Kids and their parents are invited to drop by The Marietta Community House for games, food, and fun on June 22nd from 11:30 to 4:00. The event is in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 1919 dedication of the building to the people of Marietta by the Hiestand family in memory of their son,

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How Can You Help Keep Marietta Beautiful?

Do you love the cherry trees along Front Street? Would you like to ensure that they will stay healthy, and help to make Marietta even more beautiful? The Marietta Beautification Committee has two active programs, with several more in the planning stage. We need volunteers to mow grass, trim cherry trees, and water planters. Maintain the

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Marietta Bike Race Organizers Announce 2019 Details

 Saturday, July 6 is right around the corner and that means it’s time for bike racing again! As you may remember from past years, the races take place on Front Street, Gay Street, Market Street, and Locust Street. The first race begins 10:45 a.m. and the last race at 4:00 p.m. If you will be

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Keep Your Pets Safe This Spring

Written by Jack Ries Spring is in the air, and for those of us who own dogs, that means that it is soon time to enjoy the great outdoors with our four-legged companions. Although there are few things more enjoyable and rewarding than a nice walk in the woods with Fido, there are things that

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Marietta Fireworks Are Going to be a Blast Again in 2019

After an amazing performance last July 4th, the Marietta Fireworks will return once again this July 6th with a goal to double the entirety of the show. Once again, the fireworks will be displayed under the supervision of Gary Schatz, a trained fireworks pyrotechnician, and will feature a huge opening, a ground show, a memorial