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Bridgeport Grad Dr. Kelli Ward May Beat Senator John McCain on Tuesday in Arizona Primary

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 29, 2016 2:00 PM
Breitbart News Network.  On Tuesday, Dr. Kelli Ward, a graduate of Bridgeport High School who went on to graduate from the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, may end up pulling off a surprise victory against longtime incumbent Sen. John McCai...
 

Harrison County Student Fisher Rector Earns All 142 Merit Badges Offered by Boy Scouts

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 29, 2016 12:00 PM
On August 22,  Fisher Rector of Boy Scout 40 in Bridgeport  was awarded his final merit badges marking his distinction of having earned every merit badge available through the Boy Scouts of America.  Rector is also an Eagle Scout an...
 

WVDOH Announces Changes to Road Paving Schedule for Clarksburg for This Week

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 28, 2016 3:00 PM
The milling and paving schedule for Clarksburg city strees, according to the WV Department of Highways, is as follows:   Milling operations for Adamston Road will begin Monday, August 29th, Tuesday, August 30th and Wednesday, August 3...
 

Clarksburg's PWA Asking Churches to Help Recognize "Rosie the Riveter" on Labor Day

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 28, 2016 1:00 PM
The Progressive Womens Association (the PWA) of Clarksburg is the latest organization  in West Virginia to join a national effort to recognize some very special women.   During World War II, many men left their factory jo...
 

Kirsten Wyatt Returns Home September 30th to Kick-Off "Grand Performances" Series

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 26, 2016 2:00 PM
In anticipation of the 2018 opening of the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, The Cultural Foundation, along with the Barbara B. Highland Fund for the Arts, has engaged four world class artists to launch the inaugural season of Grand Performan...
 

Bob-n-Along: WI Alumni Picnic and Remembering Clarksburg Businesses of Days Gone By

By Bob Stealey | August 26, 2016 1:00 PM
Approximately 50 to 75 years ago, Clarksburg was indeed bustling with "business as usual" throughout the city. Whether you happened to be around back then, or perhaps the only way you may have known about many of the companies that&...
 

Keeley Sentences Men from Detroit and Phillipi to Prison for Distributing Heroin Locally

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 26, 2016 1:00 PM
CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Two men, one from Detroit and one from Barbour County, were sentenced for their role in the distribution of heroin, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced. Jeffrey Motley, 25, of Philipp...
 

Drunk Driving Check Points Planned for Harrison County During Labor Day Weekend

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 26, 2016 5:00 AM
As the Labor Day Holiday approaches, this means family activities, fun, and various festivities will be happening around the state; it also means there will be an increase in impaired driving and impaired driving related fatalities. In an effort t...
 

From The Mayor's Desk: City Council Busy with Road Repairs; New Credit Union Building

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | August 22, 2016 1:22 PM
Clarksburg Mayor Cathy Goings prepares a bi-weekly commentary exclusively for the readers of Connect-Clarksburg that coincides with the meetings of the city council.     COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS   The late...
 

Grapevine: The Pasta Cook-Off and Some History About Our WV Italian Heritage Festival

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | August 22, 2016 12:00 PM
As we enter into the Labor Day weekend which most of us consider the end of summer, my thoughts surround the West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival. Since 1979, the streets of Clarksburg have been filled with the sounds of music and the smell...
 
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