Government Officials


Businessman Roger Ward to Construct New Facility on Platinum Drive for HVAC Supplier

By Local News | November 12, 2017 11:00 AM
It’s been vacant for a number of years, but the property to the left of the Citynet building off of Platinum Drive is about to see a new business going into place. On Monday, the Bridgeport Planning Commission gave approval to the site devel...
 

WOMEN WANTED: "Step Up for Women" Program to Begin in January at RCBI Bridgeport

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 11, 2017 3:00 PM
A successful training effort at the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is expanding to address industry needs across north central West Virginia. The Step Up for Women Pre-Apprenticeship Program will begin offering tuition-free classes to women a...
 

EPA to Hold National Hearing on Effects of Clean Power Plan in Charleston on Nov. 28-29

By Local News | November 11, 2017 5:00 AM
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to hold a public hearing in Charleston on its proposed repeal of the so-called Clean Power Plan.   The EPA ann...
 

SPECIAL ELECTION CERTIFIED: 3,752 Harrison County Voters Pass $1.6 Billion Road Bond

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 10, 2017 9:00 AM
West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner issued a proclamation yesterday that the results of the October 7th special election for a constitutional amendment allowing the issuance of road bonds are now certified.   Voters st...
 

President Trump Appoints Kris Warner to Lead USDA's Rural Development in West Virginia

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | November 05, 2017 3:00 PM
President Donald Trump has appointed Morgantown businessman and former Republican National Committeeman Kris Warner to serve as the State Director of the USDA's Rural Development in West Virginia.  The appointment was confirmed on Friday...
 

City Recognizes Johnny Workman and James DeMaria for Heroism and Bravery

By Local News | November 03, 2017 6:00 PM
Clarksburg City Council along with Fire Chief Rick Scott recognized Public Work's Assistant Superintendent Johnny Workman and Foreman James DeMaria for their act of bravery on October 12, 2017 in the North View section of town.  ...
 

Delegate Ben Queen says Historic Tax Credit will Aid Clarksburg with Downtown Projects

By Local News | October 29, 2017 8:00 AM
By Brad McElhinny.  Both houses of the state Legislature today passed a bill allowing certain tax information to be shared between the state Tax Department and designated employees of the state Division of Highways. &nbs...
 

After 15 years, WV Lottery will end the Hot Lotto game; Other changes being made

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 28, 2017 6:00 AM
Several changes will be made to games at the West Virginia Lottery beginning Saturday. The Lottrry is ending the Hot Lotto game after 15 years. The game is being discontinued because of overall declining play. Hot Lotto, which is c...
 

Dr. Mirta Martin selected to become new president of Fairmont State University

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Dr. Mirta Martin will become the next president of Fairmont State University, the school’s board of governors announced during a meeting Thursday morning. Dr. Martin has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, banking...
 

PSC Approves Rate Increases for Residential Natural Gas Customers in Local Area

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 21, 2017 11:00 AM
All but two natural gas utilities doing business in the state will charge their customers more this winter following the recent approval of interim purchase gas rates by the state Public Service Commission.   The uptick in nat...
 
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