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Mayor’s Corner

Why have the MTC meeting on a holiday? Several people were upset about having a regular council meeting on a holiday - even to the point of calling the Ethic Commission. Was it proper to...

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

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

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....

Mayor’s Corner

Christmas and winter decorations should be in place by end of this week. I attended the public meeting at Green Bank Observatory last week. Also, for your information, I delivered a letter in support of...

Mayor’s Corner

Old news: A few weeks ago there was concern about possible water contamination linked to spraying along Rt. 39 coming into Marlinton. An inquiry was made following that meeting. There still being concern, I...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last Friday, I had the good pleasure to be in our Nation’s Capitol. It was pleasant to walk down blocks with three-story brick houses with common setbacks from the street. The similar building designs...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

I had intended to get into specifics this week with regard to “proposed” water rate increases. But, due to schedules and other distractions, I have not obtained some of the information that is needed....

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