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

I hope citizens see a certain irony in the advertisement for bids for a trash truck in last week’s paper, which was the same week the trash truck broke down. The dumpsters have been...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Paul’s word to the Ephesians in chapter 4 and verse 3 should be the practice of all: Endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. The Town normally does a...

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 construction phase of two Marlinton utility projects is about to begin. Thursday, June 14, is set for the Bid Closing and Award of Bid for the town’s Water Improvement Project. A pre-construction meeting...

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

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

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...