Area Breaking News

Paw Paw Schools freezers hit by thieves

by Kate Evans Two men are accused of breaking into two walk-in food storage units at Paw Paw Schools and stealing a considerable amount of food following an early morning food delivery last Thursday, April 11. The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department received a report that morning that someone had broken into the Paw Paw Schools…

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Train signals to be restored and set along rail trails

by GEOFF FOX Train signals that have been dormant for decades will be seeing new life once they are restored and placed in areas along the Western Maryland Rail Trail where they once stood. Tom Taylor, a part-time resident who owns the old Hancock Bank Building, said two rail signals were found near the town’s…

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Nearby parks set special events for National Park Week

by Kate Evans Every April the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation celebrate National Park Week — a week of fun activities and special events hosted by parks across the country. National Park Week 2019 takes place from April 20 to April 28. All entrance fees are waived on Saturday, April 20. Special…

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Local students see state Supreme Court in action

 from the Supreme Court of Appeals The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia heard arguments in two cases today, April 9, at the Morgan County Courthouse in Berkeley Springs as part of the Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students (LAWS) program. Since 1999, the Supreme Court has held an argument docket at a county…

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