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City of Marion Yard Waste Collection

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The City of Marion is announcing that weekly yard waste collection at curbside for the 2018 collection season is scheduled to begin on Monday, April 16 and will run through Friday, December 7.

The curbside pick-up for yard waste generally occurs on the day following each resident’s regular trash collection day (example: Friday trash pick-up – Monday yard waste pick up). With limited personnel, this schedule may vary. Note: Residents with an excessive delinquent sanitation and sewer account balance are not eligible for curbside pick-up of yard waste.… Read More


Marion Community Foundation’s 2018 Scholarship Program

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MARION, OH –  Marion Community Foundation’s 2018 Scholarship Program is now underway for area high school seniors and graduates.  The Foundation’s scholarship program, which has grown exponentially since its first award in 2000, now includes 116 funds.

Last year, the Foundation’s scholarship funds generated 193 awards – totaling just over $291,000 – for 140 Marion area high school seniors and graduates.

“Every year, the number of scholarship funds has grown. Since last year alone, the Scholarship Program has added 14 new funds,” said Marion Community Foundation President and CEO Dean Jacob.… Read More


City of Marion Closure Hours for Observance of Veteran’s Day

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Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that due to Veteran’s Day falling on a Saturday this year, the federally observed day for the holiday will be Friday, November 10, 2017. Therefore, offices in City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veteran’s Day. As a result of City Hall being closed on Friday, offices will be observing weekly early closure hours on Thursday, November 9.
The following city departments will operate as noted:
• Sanitation crews will collect garbage, recycling and yard waste on November 10.… Read More


Street Closures for Popcorn Festival

The City of Marion is announcing that detours in the downtown Marion area will begin being posted at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 5 to accommodate activities for the upcoming Marion Popcorn Festival, being held September 7-9. Downtown streets will remain closed until the festival’s conclusion at midnight on Saturday and may remain closed into the early hours of Sunday morning for festival clean-up. Detours will occur for the followings streets:
• Center St.… Read More