City Council

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...
 

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...
 

"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...
 

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...
 
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