Voters pass sales tax extension

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EASY PASSAGEThe vote to extend Marlow’s 1-cent sales tax could not have been much more lopsided. The proposition passed with 195 votes for and 14 votes against. The proposition to extend the city’s contract with CenterPoint Energy passed with 201 votes for and nine votes against.

Marlow hires new teachers

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The Marlow School Board spent part of its next to last meeting of the school year to hire new teachers for the next school year.
Several new teachers were hired following an executive session of the board.

Councilmen address siren concerns

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It was an item not on the Marlow City Council agenda that prompted the most discussion at the monthly meeting Tuesday night.
During councilman comments, Ward 4 councilman Brian Webb spoke up about the complaints he had received from constituents concerning tornado sirens.

Marlow Farmers Market coming soon

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GETTING READYLocal farmers and gardeners will have a chance to sell their wares when the Marlow Farmers Market opens Saturday, June 6.
The market will continue every Saturday through August and will be open from 8 a.m. to noon.

Sales tax has a productive past

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In 1995, the importance of a new sales tax was not to be taken lightly.
Sewer issues were forcing the city to take action.
According to city records, problems with the east sewer lagoon were prompting possible fines for the city.