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Clarksburg's YMCA Brings the Entire Community Together to Develop "Community Gardens"

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 24, 2016 12:00 PM
The YMCA of Harrison County received a $2,000 grant from Whole Kids Foundation and partnered with them on a children’s community garden.  The garden consists of 18 raised beds in which they are growing tomatoes, basil, cabbage, endi...
 

Bob-n-Along: Returning Home from Vacation and Bits & Pieces for You to Think About

By Bob Stealey | June 24, 2016 6:00 AM
Say what you like about Clarksburg, but to my way of thinking, there's still a certain magnetism about our city. For instance, whenever you have been out of town for any period of time at all, there's a longing to come back--even if m...
 

After Serious Rainfall, Governor Declares State of Emergency in 44 Counties Including Harr...

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 24, 2016 5:00 AM
Posted by WV MetroNews.  Governor Earl Ray Tomblin issued a State of Emergency (SOE) Thursday night for 44 out of West Virginia’s 55 counties in response to the flooding.    The SOE includes all but the Northern an...
 

John Raese to Chair WV Delegation to GOP Convention; Two Harrison Residents in Group

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 23, 2016 12:00 PM
On Tuesday, Morgantown businessman John Raese was elected to serve as chairman of the West Virginia Delegation attending the National Republican Party Convention to be held in Cleveland, Ohio. According to State Republican Party Chairman Conr...
 

Meadowbrook Mall to Host Popular TV Stars Robinson and List for Back-to-School Kick Off

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 22, 2016 2:00 PM
Story by Julie Perine.  If the phrase “Back to School” doesn’t excite area school students, perhaps “Pretty Little Liars” and Disney’s “Jessie” will. Area kids and teens – and their p...
 

Vice Chair is Ousted! Democrat Party Tension Grows as Delegates Walk Out on Jim Justice

By Local News | June 22, 2016 6:00 AM
The chaos building within the West Virginia Democrat Party hit an all-time high this past weekend. At the State Democrat Party's annual convention held in Charleston last Saturday, the squabbles between supporters of Bernie Sanders and th...
 

The Fourth Annual "Independence Day Fireworks Show" is Set for 10:00pm on July 1st

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 21, 2016 5:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Tim DeFazio still remembers the cell phone ringing four years ago. The incoming call was from Bridgeport Police Deputy Chief Randy Hartley – and it wasn’t anything of a negative nature. “When I answer...
 

WVU Board Approves a $1.04 Billion Budget for 2016-17 Which Includes Tuition Increases

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 17, 2016 4:00 PM
The West Virginia University Board of Governors unanimously approved a $1.04 billion budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 at its Friday (June 17) meeting.   The budget calls for a 5 percent tuition increase, which will...
 

Grapevine: First Impressions, Americana Music Festival and Happy Father's Day to All Dads!

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | June 17, 2016 6:00 AM
Several weeks a go I attended a workshop presented by the Clarksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.  The workshop featured a speaker who presented the value of working with the public in the hospitality industry.   ...
 

Passenger Growth at Our Airport Prompts $500,000 Security Upgrade with 30 New Cameras

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | June 17, 2016 4:30 AM
The growth at Bridgeport’s North Central West Virginia Airport is continuing. And because of that growth, the airport will soon begin a security project exceeding half a million dollars. On Tuesday, the airport’s governing body &n...
 
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