Tag: Town of Bath

Carper is new Bath police chief

William Carper, left, was sworn in as the new Town of Bath police chief on March 2 by Mayor Scott Merki. photo by Rose Jackson

Train Depot interior is close to the finish line

by Trish Rudder The Berkeley Springs Train Depot, one of the prestigious historic buildings in town, has been undergoing a facelift and is in the final stages of restoration. Lantz Construction Superintendent Kevin Goode has been working on the depot interior since about May 2022. He began his work at[Read More…]

Bath’s Hotel Motel tax to go to 20 applicants

by Trish Rudder The Town of Bath’s Finance committee reviewed 26 applications last week, and chose 20 entities that fit the state’s criteria on how the hotel/motel tax can be distributed. Town Recorder Susan Webster, who chairs the Finance committee, said half of the estimated revenue of about $90,000 goes[Read More…]

State claims North Wilkes Street will be paved this year

by Trish Rudder Paving North Wilkes Street is on the West Virginia Division of Highways (DOH) to-do list for 2023. That’s what town and DOH officials are saying. Bath Town Recorder Susan Webster said she submitted a personal complaint to the DOH office in Charleston and was contacted by Todd[Read More…]

Bath Hotel/Motel fund requests due by Feb. 28

by Trish Rudder The deadline to apply for a request for the Town of Bath’s Hotel Motel funds for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 is Tuesday, February 28. Applications need to be completed and returned by that date, said Town of Bath Clerk, Sharron Corrick. The hotel/motel occupancy tax helps fund organizations[Read More…]

Bath Christmas 2022 schedule of events taking shape

by Trish Rudder Christmas lanterns have gone up along downtown Berkeley Springs streets this week, marking the early start of the local holiday season. Bath Christmas Project, Inc., a local non-profit organization that decorates the town and provides events for the upcoming holidays, is finalizing their list of Christmas events[Read More…]