Several displaced by Friday apartment building fire in Berkeley Springs

  by Kate Shunney A two-story apartment building along U.S. 522 in downtown Berkeley Springs was gutted by an early afternoon fire on Friday, November 15. Fire operations shut down the main road through the downtown area for several hours as fire units from around the region extinguished the blaze. Fire was reported at 222…

Empty Bowls set to fill community meal mission

The Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser benefit for the Meal Time Community Kitchen will be held Friday, November 22 at Berkeley Springs High School from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Proceeds from the gathering benefit the Meal Time Community Kitchen, which served roughly 16,000 free meals last year to families and single community members. The Meal…

County picks vendors for 911 center systems; tech costs top $700K

by Kate Shunney Morgan County Commissioners on Friday selected two companies to provide three main technology components for an upgraded Morgan County 911 Center. Officials say the center will be built in the former Sheriff’s Office space in the rear annex of the county courthouse. The current center is located near the old hospital and…

Legion Post 60 hosts Veterans Day ceremony

by Trish Rudder More than 200 people came to the Alderton-Dawson American Legion Post 60 in Berkeley Springs to honor veterans on Monday, November 11, Veterans Day. Commander Dan Duckwall reminded the audience to never forget the POWs and MIAs. He directed attention to a small table set off to the side of the stage.…

Mountaineer Health Center gets $650K grant to expand services in Paw Paw

by Kate Evans Mountaineer Community Health Center was recently awarded a $650,000 Federally Qualified Health Center New Access grant from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide primary and preventative care. The federal funding will be used to expand primary capacity care and behavioral health access to the clinic, said Executive Director Jason…

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