Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Two weekends ago, a dog was killed on Second Avenue. The second pet-on-pet killing in a year. A couple of days later, a pet was killed in its own yard on Eighth Street, when a...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

NOTICE: An employee was stuck with a needle Tuesday morning while picking up trash. Everyone should know. DO NOT place these needles in regular trash bags. Call your doctor or pharmacy. They can provide...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

By now, I imagine many are asking themselves,  “Where did summer go?” One thing is for sure. The days are getting shorter and the evenings cooler. That means it is time for the 2018 WV...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The good news this week is that Marlinton and Pocahontas County dodged another bullet and were spared the flooding that we anticipated for an entire week. Construction at the water-plant was suspended last Thursday,...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

A REMINDER to all property owners within the boundaries of the Town of Marlinton:  “If you have or are planning to rent RV space for periods that exceed 30 days per quarter year,” you...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

According to Jeff Bennett, a PSC Utility Inspector, their staff is answering questions from water and sewer utilities asking how to respond to requests for new service to RV campgrounds. RV campgrounds should not be...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Growing pains are a normal part of everyday life and business expansion, in particular. The gas well drilling and pipeline construction in West Virginia is no different. The influx of workers is going on...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Local citizens ask about what goes on at the town office. Most explanations do not effectively tell the story. Last week was a good example. Monday morning began with 129 emails in the inbox....