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OVRTA/EORTA Expanded Services Underway


Expanded transportation services to assist with employment opportunities announced last month by the Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority (O…

City of Wheeling Now Accepting CDBG Applications from Non-Profits


The City of Wheeling’s Economic and Community Development Department is now accepting applications from public service agencies for Community Develop…

City of Wheeling’s Façade Improvement Program Again Expanding to Include EMO Zoning Districts


The City of Wheeling’s Façade Improvement Program (FIP) is expanding once again to include EMO zoning districts. Applications for the program are acc…

Wheeling Non-Profit Agencies Selected to Receive ARPA Funding


Projects totaling $1,007,901 at 18 non-profit agencies have been selected for funding through the City of Wheeling’s ARPA allocation to the Community…

To report any water-related concerns, residents should contact (304) 234-3835 until further notice.


To report any water-related concerns, residents should contact (304) 234-3835 until further notice.

Phone Service Restored


Phone service at the City’s Operations Center in the Clator section of Wheeling has been restored.

Phone Service to Operations Down


Due to an issue with the main circuit at Frontier’s Central Office, the phones at the City’s Operations Center in the Clator section of Wheeling are …

Portion of Third Street Closed


Due to hazardous conditions, a portion of Third Street between Kenney and Main streets is closed until further notice.

Avoid a Holiday FOG (Fat, Oil & Grease) Clog - City of Wheeling Offers Tips for Keeping Home Plumbing and Public Sewer Lines Clear


With the holidays upon us, City of Wheeling officials want to remind residents that the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease (FOG) typical with co…

City of Wheeling Offers Reminder on Avoiding Water Line Freeze Up


Although holiday spirit will be running high in the coming days, the forecasted temperatures are expected to plummet, and the City of Wheeling is off…

OVRTA/EORTA Expanding Services on Trial Basis


Public transportation in the Upper Ohio Valley will be expanding on a trial basis as a result of public input during a public hearing last month. Sev…

“Food for Fines” Instituted by the City of Wheeling for a Sixth Year


In the spirit of the holiday season, the City of Wheeling will once again be accepting a donation of five non-perishable food items in lieu of the $1…

Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park Closing for Season on Dec. 4


The Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park at the Tunnel Green Recreation Complex in East Wheeling will close for the season on Sunday, Dec. 4 and will re-open …

Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission Sponsors a Special Holiday Revue with Bridge + Tunnel Collective


The Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission announced today that it will sponsor a “A Very Bridge + Tunnel Christmas” musical revue at Towngate Theatre…

City of Wheeling Hosting "Paws with Claus" - Take a Photo of Your Pet with Santa


Jolly Old St. Nick will make a return to Wheeling from the North Pole on Saturday, Dec. 3 for "Paws with Claus" at the Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park at…

OVRTA Providing Free Downtown Bus Route on Small Business Saturday


City officials are encouraging patrons to shop the many Wheeling retail outlets this Small Business Saturday and the Ohio Valley Regional Transportat…

City of Wheeling Once Again Bringing Ice Skating to the Plaza on Market


Although Winter on the Plaza and the Fantasy in Lights parade are behind us, the festivities will continue in Downtown Wheeling this weekend with ice…

Traffic/Road Closure Information for Friday’s Fantasy in Lights Parade


The Wheeling Police Department will close the following roads in the Center Wheeling/downtown area on Friday, November 18, 2022, for the annual Fanta…

City of Wheeling Launching Holiday Season with Winter on the Plaza


Santa Claus is coming to town on Nov. 16! Jolly old St. Nick will be making an appearance at Winter on the Plaza, the City’s holiday tree lighting ce…

Demolition at Edgington Lane Park to Begin Wednesday


Demolition at the Edgington Lane Park in the City’s Woodsdale neighborhood is slated to begin Wednesday, Nov. 2 in preparation for the playground rev…

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