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Potential BZA rule alteration is on hold

Posted: Jun 21 2017 - 11:16 PM

MORGANTOWN — The Morgantown Board of Zoning Appeals has essentially put on hold a proposal from the Planning Division, at the advice of the city attorney, to require all third-party appeals to go directly to circuit court without a BZA hear...

Justice to let budget take effect without his signature

Posted: Jun 21 2017 - 9:59 AM

MORGANTOWN — Gov. Jim Justice announced on the morning of June 21 that he will let the budget bill, SB 1013, become law without his signature. He expressed in no uncertain terms, several times, that he didn’t like the $4....

After canvass, no changes to Reedsville vote

Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 11:40 PM

REEDSVILLE — Reedsville Council completed its canvass of last week’s election with no change in the winners.The new town officials will be sworn in June 26 and take office July 1.Jason Titus is the new mayor with 33 votes, just five more th...

Councilors bid farewell

Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 11:33 PM

MORGANTOWN — It was four goodbyes and one hello on June 20 as new Assistant City Manager Angela Cline represented the city manager’s office at the final meeting of the current city council.Outgoing councilors Ron Bane, Marti Shamberger, We...

Justice silent regarding budget bill signature

Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 12:31 AM

MORGANTOWN — The governor remained mum June 19 regarding his response to June 16’s passage of the budget bill and accompanying roads bills. Meanwhile, WVU is awaiting the governor’s pen strokes so it can move ahead with its budget and tuit...

Star City completes canvass

Posted: Jun 19 2017 - 10:39 PM

STAR CITY — The results of Star City’s municipal elections were certified during canvassing at the town hall June 19. Star City Recorder Janice Price said 213 people voted while 37 of the town’s ballots went unused....