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Monday is the deadline for property taxes

Posted: Apr 27 2017 - 11:34 PM

MORGANTOWN — Monongalia County Chief Tax Deputy Kelly Palmer said the tax office will accept the April 30 rate on payment of 2016 property tax tickets made in person and online until 7 p.m. on May 1 due to the April 30 deadline falling on...

Airline says Morgantown to Washington is its most successful route

Posted: Apr 27 2017 - 5:12 PM

MORGANTOWN — Of the 100 daily flights provided by Southern Airways in 18 cities across the region, the three flights from Morgantown to Washington, Dulles represents the carrier’s most successful route.Mark Cestari, Southern’s executive vic...

Council OKs welcome statement at committee of the whole meeting

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 11:33 PM

MORGANTOWN — A full meeting chamber and a full agenda awaited Morgantown City Council, which held its regular monthly committee of the whole meeting on April 26 in order to accommodate the April 25 city council election. The ma...

Miners rally for benefits breakthrough

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 9:36 PM

MORGANTOWN — Coal miners and some of their supporters in Congress rallied in front of the U.S. Capitol April 26 to help nudge legislation to save retired miners’ healthcare over the finish line. Rep. David McKinley, who arranged the press...

Volunteers offer to write comprehensive plan for Rowlesburg

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 4:35 PM

ROWLESBURG — Rowlesburg Council has accepted a group’s offer to write a comprehensive plan for the town at no charge.Tim Weaver, Darrell Dean and Sheila Coleman-Cassells will take input from council and the public for the plan. Among them,...

Commission to meet to discuss short-term rental taxes

Posted: Apr 26 2017 - 4:15 PM

MORGANTOWN — The Monongalia County Commission agreed to organize a meeting with other officials to make sure properties used as short-term rentals are paying appropriate taxes. During, the commission’s April 26 meeting, Commissioner Tom Blo...