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SEPTIC: Marshall residents celebrated the completion of the town’s collective wastewater system, a project begun in 2007, on Wednesday at Tony’s Restaurant. “The benefits are obvious now, but were cloudy and contentious back in the day,” said Lori Kyle, who is pictured at left and is the president of the East Shore Planning Group. “It takes a village to make such a process—and it takes a county.” Above, Liza Crosse, aide to Supervisor Steve Kinsey and the “queen” of the project, receives a plaque.    David Briggs

Marshall residents on Wednesday celebrated the completion of the town’s community wastewater system, a $3.21 million project begun in the early 2000s that now serves around 50 properties along the east shore of Tomales Bay. The community system replaces individual septic systems, many of which were long ago deemed sources of pollution in the bay. “That’s . . .