Around town for April 6-7

Sewer line repairs on Putnam Street

The Marietta Wastewater Department will be making repairs to the sanitary sewer in the 400 Block of Putnam Street on Tuesday. There will be no parking on either side of Putnam Street between Fourth and Fifth streets. Putnam Street will be closed in that block. Traffic from Seventh Street is asked to use Butler Street to Fourth. There will be access to Fifth street from Seventh Street. Repairs are expected to be completed by Friday but partial closure may extend through the weekend.

For information: 373-3858.

CROP?Hunger Walk is planned April 14

The Mid-Ohio Valley CROP Hunger Walk will be held at 2 p.m. April 14. The 5-mile, community-wide walk begins at Third and Ohio streets in Marietta (under the Williamstown Bridge). The goal is to raise money for local food pantries and organizations around the world, and raise awareness of local and global hunger-related issues. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Marietta Community, First Church of the Nazarene, Gospel Mission and Helping Hands food pantries.

For information: or Jill Torbett, 373-3228, or Sara Lamb, 568-9104.

Meeting planned for hearing project bids

The Washington County Commissioners will meet in special session at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Assembly Room at 223 Putnam St., Marietta. The purpose of the meeting is to consider bids received and opened April 4 for construction of the Washington County Emergency Operations Center.

Fort Frye Policy Committee to meet

There will be a Fort Frye Local school district Policy Committee meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the superintendent’s office located at Beverly-Center Elementary School, 510 Fifth St., Beverly.

Railroad topic of talk at New Mat library

April’s Coffee Break program at the New Matamoras library will feature Western Washington County Area Historical Society member Eldon Young, who will discuss the Marietta & Cincinnati Railroad. The free two-hour program will begin a 6 p.m. Monday.

For information: 865-3386.

From local reports