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Clarksburg's Dyer Family Makes $25,000 Commitment to Help Support WVU Golf Program

By Local News | January 31, 2017 8:00 AM
By Jeff Toquinto.  Three decades ago, Tim Dyer was in a situation similar to current West Virginia University golfers Tristan Nicholls and Max Sear. Dyer had spent his freshman and sophomore years as a member of the WVU golf team –...
 

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...
 

Bridgeport city leaders won't offer financial support for Sober Living homes in Clarksburg

By Local News | January 26, 2017 10:00 AM
By Julie Perine.  In May of 2016, representatives of the Clarksburg Mission approached Bridgeport City Council with a request for financial assistance toward the establishment of a sober living home in downtown Clarksburg. At that time, the h...
 

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...
 

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

By Local News | January 19, 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...
 

"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...
 

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...
 

OPEN FOR BUSINESS: "Hooch's House Bed & Biscuits" Opens on Broadway Avenue

By Local News | January 10, 2017 5:00 PM
The City of Clarksburg and Harrison County Chamber of Commerce welcomed "Hooch's House Bed and Biscuits" with a ribbon cutting and grand opening.   Owners, Shannon Jolly and her daughter Sierra Jolly opened for b...
 

City Council Extends City Manager Martin Howe's Contract; Base Salary goes to $115,000

By Local News | January 03, 2017 5:05 AM
Martin Howe has been Clarksburg's city manager for eleven years and it appears as if he will be in that position for at least three more years.   While it is not clear how much his "merit increases" will be for last year...
 

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...
 
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