News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2019

Morgantown City Clerk Completes Review of City Council Candidate Petitions

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The Morgantown City Clerk, in coordination with the West Virginia
Secretary of State’s (WVSOS) office, has completed a review of the 2019 citycouncil candidate petitions and all but one, Seventh Ward candidate Aaron Metz,
was found to meet t...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 15, 2019

City Launches Plan-It Geo Map Enabling Residents to Track City Trees

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MORGANTOWN, W.V. – The City of Morgantown Urban Landscape Department and the Morgantown Tree Board have worked together over the past several months preparing to launch a new website, which allows residents to view a map of all city owned trees....

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Historic Landmarks Commission to Host Seventh Annual History Roundtable

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Morgantown Historic Landmarks Commission will host its Seventh Annual History Roundtable on March 20 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Aull Center.

The event will focus on genealogical resources in the Morgantown area, as well ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Portion of White Avenue Closed to Thru Traffic Due to Hill Slip

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A portion of White Avenue will be closed to thru traffic beginning today, March 6. Thru traffic is prohibited on White Avenue between Hirshman Street and Hitchens Road. Local traffic will be allowed through on either side of the slip.

The road will be clos...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Morgantown Police Alert Residents of the Distribution of Literature in Support of Hate Group

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In the wake of the recent attack on a Mosque in New Zealand, many residents of Morgantown and the surrounding community have received small sandwich bags filled with birdseed and literature in support of the Ku Klux Klan.

It appears as if the materials wer...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Morgantown Police Remind Residents to Properly Restrain Pets

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The Morgantown Police Department is reminding pet owners that it is prohibited to allow dogs to run at large or to run on another person’s property.

When walking a dog on public property, it is required that the dog be restrained by a leash no lo...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Morgantown Police Department is Accepting Applications for the Citizen’s Police Academy

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The Morgantown CPA is a training program for citizens which focuses on the real world of law enforcement. As a student of the Morgantown CPA, participants will experience firsthand the operation of the Morgantown Police Department. They will learn how and...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Morgantown Police Remind Residents to be Mindful of Traffic Laws as Warm Weather Approaches

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The Morgantown Police Department is reminding all pedestrians, bicyclists and motor vehicle operators to use caution and obey all traffic laws as more bicyclist and pedestrians take to the road as the weather improves.

Pedestrians are reminded to pay atten...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Morgantown Police Remind Residents to Beware of Phone Scams

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Due to an increase in the reports of attempted phone scams, the Morgantown Police Department is reminding all citizens to be cautious when sharing of personal information or conducting financial transactions over the telephone or the internet.

Local law en...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Suspects Arrested as Result of Snow Day Incident

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At approximately 2:57 p.m. on February 1, 2019 officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a request for assistance from West Virginia University Police on North Spruce Street, in the “Cooperative Zone” near the campus of...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Morgantown Police Release Identity of Suspect in College Avenue Shooting

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UPDATE 3 - 3/7/19: At approximately 12:19 p.m. on March 6, 2019, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of shots fired, armed fugitive in the area of Falling Run Road and College Avenue.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Service were...

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