09/18/2019 4:04 PM
The center median at the intersection of Highway 14 and Hennessey Parkway will be closed next Wednesday and Thursday (weather permitting) for asphalt installation.
09/13/2019 11:47 AM
Population and geographic growth to the north have dictated the need for a third station. It will keep Marion’s response times within the national standard for emergency response times for fire and medical service.
09/11/2019 11:05 AM
The City of Marion is pleased to introduce Mike Kitsmiller as its next chief of police. Kitsmiller will be responsible for the administration, coordination and direction of all Marion Police Department activities. The department employs 45 sworn officers and 15 civilian employees.
09/09/2019 2:15 PM
Lucore Road will be restricted to one lane while milling and repaving occurs. The project should be completed by Sept. 20, 2019.
09/06/2019 5:26 PM
The closure is expected to be in place for 5-6 weeks, weather permitting.
09/06/2019 4:51 PM
City leaders and Chamber ambassadors will join members of the Marion Fire Department on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at noon to break ground on Marion’s third fire station. The event will take place at 100 Irish Drive, on the southwest corner of Tower Terrace Road and Irish Drive.
09/04/2019 4:24 PM
The Marion Police Department has launched a voluntary program to allow local businesses and residents to register the location of their surveillance cameras. The program is a partnership between the Police Department and the community to jointly combat criminal activity in our neighborhoods.
09/04/2019 1:18 PM
Garbage, recycling and yard waste will not be collected on Labor Day. Collection will be one day late all week, taking place Tuesday through Saturday.
08/27/2019 2:08 PM
The Marion Public Library will extend hours in the month of September in celebration of National Library Card Sign-up Month. The Library will open on at 8 a.m. on weekdays throughout the month.
08/27/2019 9:30 AM
Boys & Girls Clubs, in conjunction with the Marion Youth Coalition, are hosting an open house to introduce the community to the Marion Youth Center on Monday, Sept. 9 from 4:30–6:30 p.m. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 4:45 p.m.
08/26/2019 2:32 PM
The City of Marion will host a ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 4 p.m. to celebrate the completion and official opening of the community’s first inclusive playground. Located at the south entrance to Lowe Park, 4401 Irish Dr., the playground is designed for children of all abilities.
08/22/2019 11:41 AM
The Marion Civil Rights Commission envisions a community that is welcoming, inclusive and preserves the personal dignity of all people. On Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m., the commission will celebrate its fifth anniversary in the Hickory Room at Lowe Park, 4500 N. 10th Street.
08/22/2019 11:33 AM
The City of Marion is excited to partner with the Uptown Marion District to present its first Dog Fashion Show on Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. This unique event will occur in conjunction with Uptown Fall Fest, which offers shopping and entertainment in Uptown Marion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
08/20/2019 2:43 PM
Four candidates, two internal and two external, are interviewing to lead the department of 46 sworn officers and six civilian employees. Open house attendees are encouraged to meet the candidates and ask them questions.
08/20/2019 12:02 PM
The survey, administered by National Research Center, Inc., is now available online at https://bit.ly/marion2019survey. Any Marion resident over the age of 18 is eligible to participate.
08/14/2019 9:36 AM
The semi-annual installment of property and mobile home tax statements were mailed this week. The first half of property taxes are due September 1. To make payment more convenient, several payment options are available. Property taxes can be paid online, by mail, in person, or over the phone.
08/13/2019 1:52 PM
Marion’s annual community celebration is 30 & Thriving! Make plans now to attend the 30th annual Swamp Fox Festival in Marion Sept. 27-29, 2019. Visit www.cityfomarion.org/swampfox for the full line-up of events.
08/13/2019 11:46 AM
Each week, for four weeks, a different class will be offered free of charge. Classes will take place every Tuesday evening from 6-7 p.m. during the month of September.
08/07/2019 5:42 PM
The City of Marion is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to provide parks and recreation management software to meet the needs of the City’s Parks and Recreation Department.
08/02/2019 1:01 PM