Trial begins for man accused of murdering Mullen

Jurors were being selected on Tuesday morning for the trial of the man accused of the September 2022 stabbing death of Scott Mullen of Berkeley Springs. Gabriel Cardwell, 22, of Martinsburg was indicted in April for voluntary manslaughter in the killing. Cardwell is accused of stabbing Mullen to death during[Read More…]

Contractor in State Park violated water quality permit

by Trish Rudder The contractor, W.F. Delauter that has been working in Berkeley Springs State Park on repairs to the Warm Springs Run rock wall was found to be in violation of the water quality permit. Streetscape committee co-chair Pete Brown alerted the Bath Town Council at the November 21[Read More…]

Annual Winter Fest Parade gives back to the community

by Trish Rudder The 7th Annual Winter Fest Parade along Washington Street drew a large crowd again this year. An estimated four thousand people came to the Town of Bath last Saturday afternoon, December 2. People stood, sat on the curb or brought collapsible chairs and waited for it to[Read More…]

Bypass wingwall to be replaced at WV-9

by Kate Shunney Cracks in concrete wingwalls discovered during construction of the Martinsburg Road overpass bridge have led contractors to begin removing the structures, which hold back fill dirt. Area Construction Engineer Ryan Arnold said the cracking was seen on the southbound bridge structure. “The cracking was not a safety[Read More…]

Five from Berkeley Springs picked up in large drug sweep Thursday

Suspects indicted in a federal drug case were picked up around the Eastern Panhandle today, Thursday, November 30, as officers from multiple police agencies swept the region following the unsealing of a grand jury indictment. Five of the 26 individuals named in the case are Berkeley Springs residents. Twenty-six people[Read More…]

In case you forgot…top tips to dodge seasonal illness

by Kate Evans As flu season gets rolling and COVID-19 and RSV cases rise, it’s important to know that preventing the flu, COVID, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and other respiratory illnesses involves the same basic measures.   Follow the below advice from health officials to stay healthy year-round: –Wash your[Read More…]

Farmer’s Market & MCAFF donate to Community Garden

The Berkeley Springs Farmer’s Market board of directors and the Morgan County Association of Farms & Food (MCAFF) delivered a donation in the amount of $2,000 to the Bath Community Garden to support its upkeep and operation. The presentation took place at the November 21 Bath Town Council meeting. The[Read More…]