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By: October 3, 2023
Announcements, Events, GIS, Parking

Interactive Map for the Mountain State Forest Festival

Here is an Interactive Map for the Mountain State Forest Festival. This map is to be used as a guide for the carnival, parade routes, and parking/non-parking areas in and around the downtown Elkins area. Legend Green: Parking Areas Red: Non-Parking Areas […]

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City Hall News

City Hall News: Week of October 2nd, 2023

Council’s Finance Committee, which normally meets the first Monday of every month, has postponed its October meeting until October 9, at 10 a.m. City has cancelled its regular meeting of October 5. The next council meeting is October 19, at 7 p.m. […]

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Announcements, Events

85th Mountain State Forest Festival Begins September 30th, 2023

The 85th Mountain State Forest Festival is set to kick off this weekend, beginning on Saturday September 30th and running until Sunday October 8th. The Mountain State Forest Festival, one of West Virginia’s largest and oldest festivals, celebrates the region’s autumn beauty […]

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Announcements, Press Release

Now Accepting Nominations for “Extra Mile Heroes”

November 1 is Extra Mile Day, and Mayor Jerry Marco wants to hear nominations from the public. According to Extra Mile America, the organization coordinating this program, the purpose of Extra Mile Day is to celebrate the capacity that everyone must create […]

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Announcements, Street Department, Street Department

Brush Container Closed Starting September 26th

The City of Elkins Brush Container will be closed September 26th due to it being a full container. The container will be hauled off during the day to be emptied and will reopen around 1:00 p.m. The drop-off site is behind the Street […]

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City Hall News

City Hall News: Week of September 25th, 2023

The Elkins Water Board and Elkins Sanitary Board will meet the week of September 25. The Water Board meets Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. Items on the agenda include: the Public Service Commission order concerning the Whitmer water system; discussion on the Harman […]

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