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Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

FOOD FOR THOUGHT Change is inevitable – except from a vending machine. I once heard it said, the only person who likes change is a baby with a wet diaper. If things were not supposed to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

More information – for your information The Town of Marlinton is one of the unique communities within the state that has a Source Water Protection Plan. The West Virginia Conservation Agency authored the Watershed Based...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

In February, Marlinton Water Customers were notified of a boil water advisory, due to high water and muddy conditions. Last week, Marlinton Water Customers were sent a letter warning of high turbidity in February....

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....

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

I’ve heard complaints about people having to wait for a hair appointment or for a car repair, and then there’s negative talk about RV parks setting up in the area – something new to...

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

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...