City Council

"Meet the Candidates" for Clarksburg City Council and Clarksburg Water Board

By Local News | June 01, 2017 6:00 AM
There are a total of ten candidates vying for four posiitons on the city council.  Current council members Bob Caplan, Ryan Kennedy and Jim Malfregeot are seeking re-election.  Current councilman and former mayor Sam "Zeke" Lop...
 

John W. Davis and the presidential election in 1924 made U.S. history on a number fronts

By Local News | May 11, 2017 6:00 PM
By Feature Writer & Historian Rod Rogers.  As the minutes ticked away ending a beautiful spring day on the thirteenth of April 1873, Anna Kennedy Davis gave birth to her first and only son, John William Davis. Anna had been reading Gibbon...
 

Terrance Hilliard pleads guilty to his role in murder; Could get up to 40 years in prison

By Local News | April 09, 2017 5:00 AM
One of the three defendants in a 2015 Clarksburg beating death pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to two felony charges.   Terrance Ray Hilliard, 23, of Clarksburg, could face up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to first degr...
 

Bob-n-Along: Another walk down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg

By Bob Stealey | April 07, 2017 7:00 PM
It has been a while since we last took a trip down memory lane in downtown Clarksburg. A few months ago, I wrote about the stores and businesses that lined West Pike Street, but today, I'd like to list some of the places that were si...
 

Bob-n-Along: Happy St. Patrick's Day and My Thoughts on Downtown Revitalization

By Bob Stealey | March 17, 2017 7:00 AM
Today I'll begin with a hearty greeting to you for a most jolly St. Patrick's Day and my best wishes to one and all, whether Irish or not, for a most prosperous and successful remainder of 2017. Thank goodness spring is only thre...
 

Dot Underwood named Harrison County's Field Service Rep for Secretary of State's Office

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | March 04, 2017 7:00 AM
West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is pleased to announce that Dot Underwood has joined his staff as Field Service Representative for Tyler, Pleasants, Doddridge, Harrison, Ritchie, Gilmer, Braxton, Wood and Wirt counties.  ...
 

Rick Rock announces seven additional weeks of flights from Benedum to Orlando, Florida

By Local News | March 01, 2017 8:00 AM
For those of you wondering when there would be more flights out of Bridgeport’s North Central West Virginia Airport, there’s some good news. NCWV Airport Director Rick Rock has confirmed that additional destination flights have been ad...
 

Mayor Goings says renovated Robinson Grand Performing Arts to open in Spring of 2018

By Local News | February 27, 2017 6:39 AM
Clarksburg Mayor Cathy Goings expects the old Robinson Grand Theater, now the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, will open on schedule in Spring 2018.   “It’s very exciting,” she said on Friday’s ed...
 

City Council approves "Citizen Problem Reporter" app for phones and mobile devices

By Local News | February 25, 2017 4:00 AM
A new mobile application that allows citizens to submit non-emergency problems such as abandoned vehicles, blight, trash and potholes in their community from a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer has approved by the Clarksburg city council....
 

Dominion donates downtown Main Street building to Harrison County Board of Education

By Local News | February 17, 2017 6:00 AM
  On Monday, Dominion announced the donation of its former Dominion Transmission, Inc., (DTI) headquarters building in downtown Clarksburg to the Harrison County Board of Education. The 130,000-square-foot facility located at 445 West Mai...
 
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