For the fourth consecutive year, the Town of Bath Police Department has won the American Automobile Association (AAA) Platinum Community Traffic Safety award. Prior to the four years of platinum awards, Bath police had received two silver awards from the AAA.
Passersby may have noticed the large hill of dirt piled up on the lot at the north end of town. Mayor Susan Webster and her husband Peter Moss own the lot which sits across U.S. 522 from the American Legion.
Last May, Webster was cited with a notice of violation by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for filling in about a half acre of wetlands. The Corps was informed of the fill by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
All those clapboard-like sidewalk signs advertising Berkeley Springs businesses that are so prevalent along Washington and Fairfax Streets may soon be history.
West Virginia Division of High-ways Inspector Barbara M. Abe from the Burlington Office told Town of Bath Council those signs violate state law. Abe, accompanied by Highways Supervisor John Coleman, appeared before council at the October 7 meeting.