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Posted on: October 17, 2019

City of Morgantown to Celebrate Arbor Day

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The City of Morgantown is celebrating Arbor Day on Saturday, Oct. 19. At 9 a.m., the Morgantown Tree Board will hold a proclamation reading at the Farmers Market in recognition of Arbor Day.

Following the proclamation reading, the group will travel to Gree...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Morgantown Public Works Begins Leaf Pick Up Process

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As of Oct. 1, Public Works began their leaf pick up process for the fall season. Starting at the heaviest littered areas first, city crews will be working from now until the first snow to pick up bagged or raked leaves left by residents at the curbside or...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Public Works to Begin Repairs to Slip on Deckers Creek Rail-Trail This Week

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On Oct. 1, Morgantown Public Works crews will begin repairs to a slip on the Deckers Creek Rail-Trail between mile marker 0 and 1.

The slip is located between the new pedestrian bridge and Valley Crossing. The work is expected to take approximately three w...

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City Press Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Morgantown Parking Authority Announces Low Rate For Gameday Parking

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The Morgantown Parking Authority is offering $5 parking during West Virginia University football home games. This discounted rate will be available all-day downtown at the Spruce St. and University Ave. parking garages from 8 a.m. until kickoff.

Vehicles m...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Traffic Pattern Changes for MHS Homecoming Parade

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The Morgantown Police Department will alter traffic patterns on Thursday, Oct. 17 beginning at 5:15 p.m. for the Morgantown High School Homecoming Parade. Parking will also be restricted on High and Prospect Streets beginning at 5:15 p.m.

The parade will b...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Morgantown Police Arrest Suspect for Wanton Endangerment

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At approximately 3:18 a.m., on Oct. 10, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 900 block of Snider Street. When officers arrived, they were able to locate several shell casings and determine that the peopl...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Deadline Approaching to Apply for Entry-Level Police Officer with the Morgantown Police Department

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Time is running out to apply for the position of entry-level police officer with the Morgantown Police Department. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1.

Potential candidates can obtain applications from the Morgantown City Clerk&r...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Morgantown Police Department to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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The Morgantown Police Department will take part in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26.

The Morgantown Police Department will have officers stationed at the Kroger grocery stores on Patteson Drive a...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Morgantown Police Officer Attacked, Suspect Arrested

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At approximately 1:35 a.m., on Oct. 6, officers of the Morgantown Police Department were transporting a prisoner to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s office for transfer to the North Central Regional Jail.

An officer entered the sally port at the S...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 3, 2019

FBI Uniform Crime Report Shows Morgantown Crime Rates Below State and National Averages

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On Sept. 30, the FBI published its 2018 Uniform Crime Report, which shows Morgantown is among the safest cities in the state.

Across the board, Morgantown’s crime rate is below the state and national average.

“These numbers reflect the vigilance of both the...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Morgantown Police Arrest Three Suspects Following Traffic Stop

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At approximately 2:04 a.m. on Oct. 3, 2019 officers of the Morgantown Police Department encountered a vehicle driving the wrong way on Moreland Street. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle when it attempted to turn northbound onto High Street....

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