Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Monday morning, one week ago, we woke up to rising water in Marlinton. It was another one of those mornings when I wished Jacob Marlin had found a hollow tree on Beard Heights to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

In February, Marlinton Water Customers were notified of a boil water advisory, due to high water and muddy conditions. Last week, Marlinton Water Customers were sent a letter warning of high turbidity in February....

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

More information – for your information The Town of Marlinton is one of the unique communities within the state that has a Source Water Protection Plan. The West Virginia Conservation Agency authored the Watershed Based...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

As of Wednesday, April 4, the Town of Marlinton will have been incorporated for 118 years, or since 1900. Work on the Marlinton Light and Water Company was recorded in council minutes 100 years...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

If you are a resident of Marlinton or a citizen of Pocahontas County, you already know we live in a special place. Here are a few simple facts to share with others, as you...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine. I once heard it said, the only person who likes change is a baby with a wet diaper. If things were not supposed to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

We must think ahead. The trick is to not let day-to-day operations take away from planning time. Donald Rumsfeld was once mocked for speaking of “known knowns, known unknowns, and unknown unknowns.”  On the...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Food for Thought Marlinton is a member of The West Virginia Municipal League. The WVML mission statement declares: “Strong Cities make a Strong State.” Steps that strengthen our Town will ultimately strengthen our State. Working to this end,...
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