Rezoning Request Raises Controversy

Will housing and industry continue to coexist as cheek-by-jowl neighbors in the city? This question provoked heated debate at a community meeting called to...

The Tale of the New Kids’ Librarian

Marion city said hello last month to Madly Patterson, the new children's librarian at the local branch on Meadow Street near East. Patterson, 35,...

Local Community BBQ

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a non-profit organization that works to conserve land for people in order to improve the quality of...

Cops Host Housing Tenants At Rec Center Fun Fete

Although last Saturday saw the city Recreation Center swarming with cops, there were no arrests. Instead, the city Police Department's Housing Authority Task Force was...

Parking magic from local

Citizens of Marion have been communicating via bumper-sticker, with slogans like "Save the Unborn Flags" and "Subvert the Dominant Paradigm". A little less esoteric...

Rookies exhibit value to Sharks

Marion Sharks men’s basketball team looks to its latest additions as playoff's approach. It isn’t by a stroke of luck the Marion Sharks men’s basketball...