Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

NOTICE For those who missed it last week: Halloween Trick or Treat night in Marlinton is set for Tuesday, October 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. FYI/Water Plant Operations If you are a user of the...

Mayor’s Corner

First item of business, is to say Thank You to the residents of 13th Avenue for their patience while being connected to a new sewer line on that block. I want the residents to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The future of The Marlinton Elementary School is uncertain. Any aging structure eventually develops certain problems that demands repair or replacement. Other violations noted during an inspection by the State Fire Marshal’s Office could...

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

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

My last recorded fog in February was on the 20th. An old farmer’s observation equates the same day to a frost in May. Since we had frost on Monday morning, I hope this is...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

By now, many of you have seen that the hanging flower baskets on Main Street have been taken down. The plants were the same as dead. Last week, leaves began dropping onto the street....

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Before we get too far into May, I thought this week I would share some of the Mayor’s April’s activity: The Planning Commission put finishing touches to completion of its comprehensive plan at an Open...