Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Dear Fellow Citizens and Residents of MVFD First Response Area: On Thursday, January 26, at 4:07 p.m., tones sounded at Marlinton Fire Department – Station 1 – for a structure fire in the Brush Country....

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Thanks, again, to the Pioneer Days committee, all the volunteers, service providers, participants and all who helped to make Pioneer Days possible. There are too many people to thank individually. So, I won’t try. You...

Mayor’s Corner

The work at the town office is a marathon, and not a sprint. One year after some of the present projects were first put into play, the work goes on. The update for this week...

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...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

By now, I imagine many are asking themselves,  “Where did summer go?” One thing is for sure. The days are getting shorter and the evenings cooler. That means it is time for the 2018 WV...

Water, sewer and ordinances make regular appearance on MTC agenda

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Mayor Sam Felton began the July 3 Marlinton Town Council meeting by reading a quote from the West Virginia Municpal League’s mission statement: “Strong cities make a strong state. Therefore, the steps...

Mayor’s Corner

‘Don’t count chickens before they hatch’ At a council meeting this summer, I committed to installing three fire hydrants by fall. It sounded easy enough at the time, but, only one new hydrant at the...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The first Sunday in Advent is behind us. Now, the pace picks up until Christmas Eve. Everyone is extra busy. With all the hustle and bustle of the season, we can do ourselves a...