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Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

To update progress, construction of the new 300,000 gallon Cemetery Hill water tank is complete. The tank was filled last week and is waiting on the last confirmation water sampling test, before it can...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

These are words from a letter, addressed to the Town of Marlinton, and signed by Governor Underwood, dated September 5, 2000: “I am pleased to advise that various streets in the Town of Marlinton have...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

April 2019 marks the 51st anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 — Fair Housing Law. The Fair Housing Law prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of housing based upon race,...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

This week’s Mayor’s Corner is more of the monthly Mayor’s Report to Council. That report has not been completed for a couple of months. March came in like a lion. Strong winds brought down a...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

I begin this week’s Mayor’s Corner with a clarification: Sunday’s Town Hall at the Marlinton Municipal Building was not an endorsement of a particular candidate. The invitation to meet a candidate for Governor...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

My topic for Valentine’s Day is “Garbage.” There is an angle here. Valentines want to know what is real and what is not. It’s the same with garbage. Garbage issues last week were worse...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last week, I attended two days of the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference. The opening session included comments from Lisa Dooley, Executive Director of the league. She made an interesting analogy for all the...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last week was quite busy. The Discovery Junction Committee met and will meet again January 30. We want to present design proposals to Marlinton Town Council for their approval as soon as possible.   The...