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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

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

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

Growing pains are a normal part of everyday life and business expansion, in particular. The gas well drilling and pipeline construction in West Virginia is no different. The influx of workers is going on...

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

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

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

“In Doddridge County, officials have seen the economic effects of multiple pipelines that are under construction. The Doddridge County Commission President is on record as saying; ‘When I began, as commissioner 5 1/2 years...