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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...
 

Bob-n-Along: Building a Wall Around Clarksburg....and Happy Birthday Wishes to Clint!

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | January 31, 2017 8:00 AM
A new U.S. President has now been on the job for one week and it has brought to mind a few perplexing parallels that might be applied to Clarksburg residents' own back yards. President Donald J. Trump has proposed, as one of th...
 

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

By Bob Stealey | January 19, 2017 3:00 PM
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...
 

"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...
 

Forbes Magazine names Dominion as one of the "100 Best Corporate Citizens in the U.S."

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | December 30, 2016 2:00 PM
Dominion has been named by Forbes magazine and partner Just Capital as one of the "Just 100" – the best corporate citizens in the United States in 2016.   Thomas F. Farrell II, chairman, president and chief exe...
 

Bob-n-Along: Christmas gifts today just don't seem as personal as those in the 1950's

By Bob Stealey | December 24, 2016 6:00 AM
The customs of Christmas shopping sure have changed over the years, haven't they? When I was just a young'un in my grade school and junior high school years, I took my Christmas shopping that I did in Clarksburg quite seriously....
 

For the first time since 1998, Walmart is no longer West Virginia's largest employer

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 04, 2016 6:00 AM
A national retailer is no longer the state’s largest employer. Walmart is the second largest employer in the state for the first time since 1998.   WVU Medicine, formerly West Virginia United Health System, employs the most...
 

ISO Assessment Results in City of Clarksburg's Fire Protection Rating Upgraded to Class 2

By Local News | November 01, 2016 6:00 AM
The Insurance Service Office (ISO) conducted a site assessment to the City of Clarksburg for the purpose of assigning a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating for fire protection.  As a result of that assessment, the ISO has upgraded o...
 
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