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Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Receives $1.9 Million for Runway Extension Project from the U.S. Department of Transportation

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On July 1, Senators Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin announced that the City of Morgantown will receive $1,902,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support the runway extension project at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. The project rece...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Businesses Asked to Notify City if They Were Mistakenly Charged Municipal Sales and Use Tax

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The city has received reports that businesses outside of city limits have received notice from the State of West Virginia to charge the 1 percent municipal sales and use tax that went into effect on July 1.The Finance Department is working with the State ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Ruby Amphitheater, Riverfront Park and Walnut Street Landing Renovation Project Completed

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Long awaited renovations to the Ruby Amphitheater, Riverfront Park, and Walnut Street Landing are completed following just over a year of construction.  

“I am thrilled with the outcome of this project,” said Interim City Manag...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Pipeline Replacements to Cause Delay’s on Kingwood Street and 8th Street

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Beginning May 27, motorists can expect delays on Kingwood Street and 8th Street as Dominion Energy upgrades gas pipelines in the area.

Construction will take place on 8th Street between Grant Avenue and University Avenue and is expected to last from May 27...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

City Offices Will Transition to Focused Workweek Beginning July 6

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The City of Morgantown will begin a focused four-day workweek pilot program for most of its employees beginning July 6.

Employees participating in the pilot program will work four 10-hour days each week from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Cit...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

City of Morgantown Offers Temporary Outdoor Dining Program

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In an effort to promote safe public access to restaurants and businesses following the “Safer-at-Home” Order by Governor Justice, the City of Morgantown is expanding use of public space for outdoor dining. This temporary outdoor dining...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Detonation of Fireworks is Prohibited Within City Limits

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Fourth of July celebrations are just days away and it’s important to remember your own safety and the laws the City of Morgantown has in place that keep those around you safe.

In 2016, West Virginia State Law changed to allow the sale of firework...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Morgantown Police Investigate Shooting

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Officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to Ruby Memorial Hospital due to a call of a gunshot wound at approximately 2:30 p.m. on July 2, 2020.Upon arrival, officers found that the victim, a 19 year old male from Morgantown...

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