Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Thanks, again, to the Pioneer Days committee, all the volunteers, service providers, participants and all who helped to make Pioneer Days possible. There are too many people to thank individually. So, I won’t try. You...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The toughest part about being busy is that it makes it hard to say “thank you” as often as it needs to be said. In this, the last Mayor’s Corner of 2018, a few...

Mayor’s Corner

Encouraging words are good. Since they seem harder to come by these days, I decided this week to include a few of them. Except, I’m not sure (yet), who it is I am re-assuring....

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Jalaluddin Rumi is credited with saying: “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wiser, so I am changing myself.” I am not familiar with this person beyond this...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

NEWS FLASH – Be extremely careful when crossing the street in the area of Third Avenue and Eighth Street. I had no idea so many people drove on the sidewalk in Marlinton. But, after replacing the...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

If your car is due a state inspection, what are your options? If you have bald tires, that creates an issue. You may only want a sticker, but, first, you must buy new tires. In the...

Mayor’s Corner

The work at the town office is a marathon, and not a sprint. One year after some of the present projects were first put into play, the work goes on. The update for this week...

Mayor’s Corner

Water Source Protection Planning The 2014 chemical spill and water contamination along the Elk River in Kanawha County changed everything with regard to extra safeguarding our public water systems. The good that comes of that...