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

Last week, the topic was “Clean-up as Beautification.” This week, I want to consider how small projects can make a big difference when a community works together. Let’s say you have vacant lots or vacant commercial...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The economic health of a country is determined by labor productivity. In layman’s terms, it is the value of the work a worker completes in an average hour, to produce GDP. As more and...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Marlinton residents and Facebook users, please take note: There is no invasion of freedom underway. The Town of Marlinton has no desire to invade your homes. I will try to explain – using the statements...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

In June 2015, the Marlinton Woman’s Club host-ed a Candidates Forum where candidates were asked questions from more than a dozen categories. As is almost always the case, number one had to do with...

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

Wow! Do I have water plant news this week, and I hope it reminds each of us – Never say “Never!” The Region 4 staff are specialists who balance complex projects in a five-county...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Plans are progressing for the town’s 2017 Spring Cleaning. The town’s Haul-Away period will be extended an extra week. This special cleanup will begin Saturday, April 8, with the Free Tire Collection Day at...