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‘Yarn bombing’ supports arts, brightens Adams Street
A community group has used its artistic talents and creativity to brighten up downtown Fairmont.
Over the past week, people driving and walking along Adams Street may have noticed how some of the trees look like they’re wearing sweaters or scarves.
MCPARC working to improve its services
With nine parks and 18 miles of rail trails, the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission (MCPARC) provides a lot of recreational opportunities for the citizens of Marion County.
But the agency thinks it can do even better with a little help from the public.
County dodges worst of storm
When the National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Wednesday night into Thursday morning, many people were concerned.
After all, almost a year ago West Virginia was struck by a “derecho,” a massive windstorm that left thousands without power for days as rescue and utility workers struggled to clean up the mess it made.
Water rate increase OK’d for Monongah
Monongah residents and resale customers of the town’s water supply will soon see an increase in water rates.
Following a rate study by the West Virginia Public Service Commission (PSC) in February, the agency found that an increase was needed. That increase took effect this month.
Variety of items up for bid at Saturday auction
More than 100 items will be up for bid at the inaugural Times West Virginian Newspapers in Education Auction scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
“We’ve got everything from pool toys to 20 units of Botox,” Toni Ricer, the Newspapers in Education coordinator, said. “I think there is something for everyone.”
Kids taking part in MCPARC day camp
Students throughout Marion County may be on summer break, but there are still plenty of opportunities for them to be engaged in social and educational activities.
The Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission is offering a summer day camp that is set to last through July 19.
I-79 Development Council relaunches biometrics initiative
Through collaboration, the I-79 Development Council is working to get the word out about what’s happening in the region and to expand the economy.
Many pitching in to build pavilion for Mannington Senior Center: VIDEO AND PHOTOS
Senior citizens of Mannington will soon be able to enjoy the outdoors with a shady area to relax under.
Several volunteers have put many hours and hundreds of days into building a pavilion for the Mannington Senior Center. In fact, most of the volunteers are senior citizens themselves.
Rivesville gets waterline funding
With the state budget tightening, the chances of getting a municipal project completely funded within months of applying are slim to none.
But the Town of Rivesville didn’t let that stop them.
Vendors welcome at Mannington July 4
Food and merchandise vendors are invited to participate in the City of Mannington’s Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration coming up next month.
Rana Taylor, the program manager for Mannington Main Street, said that there is no fee for vendors to sign up for the event. Interested individuals should call 304-986-2037 or 304-368-8271 for details.
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