USAID to tour Berkeley Springs Water Works

by Trish Rudder The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will tour the local water department, Berkeley Springs Water Works on Wednesday, May 8. The independent agency of the federal government, which is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid, is hosting its Global Water Workshop from May 5-11 at[Read More…]

Starting Points marks 25 years of service to families and children

by Kate Evans Since 1999, Starting Points of Morgan County has developed programs and worked with local residents and partners to build strong family systems that protect children, boost parenting success and create a stronger community. This month, Starting Points is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a family resource center[Read More…]

Early voting begins May 1

Local registered voters can begin casting ballots in the May primary election today, Wednesday, May 1 during Early Voting at the Morgan County Courthouse. Early voting in the May 14 primary and non-partisan election begins on Wednesday and runs through Saturday, May 11 at the Morgan County Clerk’s office. Ballots[Read More…]

American’s diverse heritage celebrated in park event

by Lisa Schauer A group of local volunteers organized the third annual American heritage celebration at Berkeley Springs State Park on Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28. Saturday was a wash-out, according to organizers, but perfect weather on Sunday brought more visitors. Several community organizers and politicians gave speeches[Read More…]

A tiny forest is planted in Berkeley Springs

by Trish Rudder It was a rainy Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, April 27 in the Town of Bath with about 30 volunteers planting the first Tiny Urban Forest in West Virginia at the Berkeley Springs Depot. The tiny forest was dedicated to the late Gale Foulds, who passed away[Read More…]

Local man charged with online sex solicitation of Georgia teen

A Berkeley Springs man has been charged with felony solicitation of a minor for prohibited sexual activity and use of obscene material to seduce a minor following an investigation by police in Georgia and the West Virginia State Police. According to a criminal complaint filed in Morgan County Magistrate Court,[Read More…]

Paw Paw Postmaster Lori Davis retires after 37-year career

by Kate Evans Longtime Paw Paw Postmaster Lori Davis officially retired last Friday, April 19 after 37 years of service to the United States Post Office. The community held an Open House Retirement Celebration for Davis on Tuesday, April 16 to honor her service to local residents and businesses. Davis[Read More…]