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Total eclipse stirs curiosity here

by Geoff Fox Midafternoon turned into late evening on Monday as a total eclipse darkened the skies on April 8. The eclipse itself started just after 2:30 p.m. in the area. Around 3:19 p.m., the sun was 92% totally eclipsed. It lasted until after 4 p.m. Schools in the area[Read More…]

Chamber & Blue Ridge to host array of business seminars

The Berkeley Springs-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce and Blue Ridge Community & Technical College have announced their first round of classes for 2024. These interesting and informative seminars are free for West Virginia residents or those who work for West Virginia businesses and will be held at Blue Ridge Community[Read More…]

Spongy moths could cause extensive tree defoliation this year

by Kate Evans Some Morgan County residents are reporting high numbers of spongy moth egg masses this year  after last year’s deluge of caterpillars, pupae and adult moths that caused tree defoliation.  The spongy moth (Lymantria dispar) was formerly known as the gypsy moth. West Virginia officials are concerned about[Read More…]

Lady Indians Softball picks up two wins

by Jamie Harris The Berkeley Springs Lady Indians softball team was back on the diamond this past week with two homes, a trip to Moorefield and a one-day tournament at Hancock. Berkeley Springs was able to go 2-3 on the week to improve their season record to 3-8. On Monday,[Read More…]