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"I stepped in when our city needed me" - Greer says he'll not run for mayor of Bridgeport

By Local News | January 17, 2017 7:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Bridgeport will have a new mayor in 2017. And that has nothing to do with a prediction that current Mayor Robert “Bob” Greer – who had already confirmed he would be filing to run for an elected position &n...
 

Grapevine: Moving into Our New Home; My Sister's Birthday and The Future

By Rosalyn Queen Alonso | January 17, 2017 12:00 AM
As promised last week, I am hoping to bring you a full report in this week's Grapevine.   It seems as if the first part of this New Year is full of hope and promise.  We have just about completed our move and have spe...
 

Annual Dinner for Scottish Heritage Society of North Central WV set for January 21st

By Local News | January 14, 2017 2:00 PM
By Trina Runner.  It’s time to raise a toast to Haggis in honor of the great Scottish poet and lyricist, Robert Burns.  For more than two centuries, people around the world have been gathering for Burns’ birthday on January 2...
 

Feb. 7th is deadline to apply for Master Gardner class offerd by WVU Extension

By Local News | January 14, 2017 1:00 PM
The West Virginia University Extension Service Master Gardener program in Harrison County is looking for people who are passionate about gardening and want their horticultural skills to be as sharp as their pruning shears.   Once en...
 

U.S. District Court dismisses lawsuit against Clarksburg's building demolition program

By Local News | January 14, 2017 11:00 AM
The City of Clarksburg received a Memorandum Opinion and Order Granting Motion for Summary Judgment and dismissing the case of Thomas and Diana Jacquez vs. City of Clarksburg, Jim Hunt, Margaret Bailey, Martin Howe, Adam Barberio, Keith Kesling an...
 

Bob-n-Along: Telling our city and county history in photographs was a labor of love

By Bob Stealey | January 13, 2017 6:00 AM
Generally in a column that I write, I would try to avoid aggrandizing my own efforts at anything I had done. However, in keeping with my weekly intent of keeping the themes of my columns centered on our fair city of Clarksburg, I found m...
 

Curtis Fleming to be inducted into Southern Trout's "Legends of the Fly Hall of Fame"

By Local News | January 12, 2017 12:11 PM
Voting concluded last week to determine the 2017 inductees into the Southern Trout Magazine's “Legends of the Fly” Hall of Fame ceremony to be held on February 3rd at the Atlanta Fly Fishing Show. And to know one's surpris...
 

WBOY 12 News: Four confirmed dead in three vehicle crash Wednesday night on Route 50

By Local News | January 12, 2017 12:00 PM
WBOY-TV is reporting that four people are dead after a multiple vehicle accident on Route 50 in Harrison County Wednesday night.   According to Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny, a full-sized four door pickup truck collid...
 

City council starts new year with additional transparency with video of council meetings

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 12, 2017 11:00 AM
The City of Clarksburg has implemented video recordings of City Council meetings in order to become more transparent with residents and business owners in the city.   The City Council actually began recording their meetings December 1...
 

Millennial legislator and entrepreneur Ben Queen brings his own sense of style to the job

By Local News | January 11, 2017 6:00 AM
By Stephen Reed - The Charleston Gazette-Mail.  Harrison County is sending a new, young member of the House of Delegates this year in Ben Queen, a West Virginia University student and graduate of the Bridgeport High School Class of 2013. ...
 
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