The Town of Bath Historic Landmark Commission re-cently welcomed Jean Helsley to the commission.
The commission is completeing a final review of over 150 properties involved in the historic survey of the Town of Bath, which was conducted by Taylor and Taylor Association and funded by the West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office.
Thirteen people were indicted by the Morgan County Grand Jury last week for crimes including the sexual assault of a teenaged girl and the malicious assault of two police officers, as well as burglaries, thefts and frauds.
The Grand Jury met on Tuesday, April 3, with Circuit Judge Gina Groh presiding.
Paw Paw Mayor Julie Kidwell is asking residents and commuters in the Paw Paw area to band together and request better cellular phone coverage.
Kidwell has created a petition to send to cellular companies. She is encouraging anyone who lives, travels, works or shops in the extended Paw Paw area to fill out the petition and send it to Paw Paw Town Hall or directly to their cellular phone company.
At their Monday, April 2 meeting, Mayor Susan Webster read the Bath Town Council a letter that she received from State Transportation Secretary Paul Mattox replying to her letter requesting that the resurfacing of Wilkes Street remain on the state's schedule.
Mattox wrote that the Wilkes Street project was scheduled to start July 2007 and continue through the end of the year. This is the project to resurface the portion of Wilkes Street from Fairfax Street to Rt. 9 West.
As part of the overall effort to keep Maryland's bridges safe and in good condition, the Maryland Department of Transportation's State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin next week a $3.4 million bridge cleaning and painting project to maintain the US 522 (Warfordsburg Road) bridge over the Potomac River, C & O Canal and the CSX Tracks in Hancock, Washington County. The project should be completed by fall 2008, weather permitting.
Scheduled work includes painting the bridge superstructure (the steel beams that support the road surface on the bridge). Paint containment systems will be in place to prevent paint spray and dripping.