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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Council Approves Extension of Emergency Ordinance

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Morgantown City Council voted unanimously to extend the Emergency Ordinance it set into place on March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ordinance will be in place through Sept. 25.

To help reopening businesses meet physical distancing and related rules...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Morgantown Parking Authority Parking Rates to Resume June 1

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Regular rates in all Morgantown Parking Authority metered spaces, lots and garages will resume on June 1. In March, they announced free parking until the “Stay-at-Home” Order due to COVID-19 was lifted by the Governor.

Bagged meters on ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2020

City Buildings to Reopen to the Public on a Limited Basis Beginning May 26

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City of Morgantown buildings will reopen to the public on a limited basis on Tuesday, May 26.

All city buildings will have signs reminding visitors to follow social distancing and safety protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19. Plexiglass barriers have b...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2020

City Offices Will Transition to Focused Workweek Beginning July 6

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The City of Morgantown will begin a focused four-day workweek pilot program for most of its employees beginning July 6.

Employees participating in the pilot program will work four 10-hour days each week from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Cit...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Morgantown Police Department Deputy Chief to Serve as Interim Police Chief

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Yesterday afternoon, Morgantown City Manager Paul Brake announced that Deputy Chief of Police Eric Powell will serve as Interim Police Chief for the Morgantown Police Department while the city searches for a replacement for Police Chief Ed Preston. After ...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Morgantown Municipal Court to Resume Hearings on June 1

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The Morgantown Municipal Court will resume scheduled court hearings beginning at 3 p.m. on June 1.

In an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, all parties entering the Municipal Court are required to wear a mask or face covering. Admittance will not be p...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2020

City of Morgantown Offers Temporary Outdoor Dining Program

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In an effort to promote safe public access to restaurants and businesses following the “Safer-at-Home” Order by Governor Justice, the City of Morgantown is expanding use of public space for outdoor dining. This temporary outdoor dining...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Morgantown Police Investigate Hit and Run Vehicle Accident

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At approximately 3:30 a.m. on May 17, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to the area of Walnut Street for a report of a car bumper laying on the sidewalk. Officers arrived on scene and found what appeared to be a vehicle accident where...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Morgantown Police Retrieve Body from Monongahela River

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At approximately 12:50 p.m. this afternoon, the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of a body in the Monongahela River near the Walnut Street boat ramp.

Officers, with the assistance of the Morgantown Fire Department, retrieved the body of a...

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