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Portion of Washington Avenue to Be Restricted to One Lane Feb. 26-29


From Feb. 26-29, Washington Avenue from Curry Drive across the Washington Avenue Bridge will be restricted to one lane of traffic while crews take co…

Community Survey Now Available - City Seeks Public Input for Comprehensive Plan


The community survey - one part of the City of Wheeling’s comprehensive planning process - is now available for residents to share their thoughts on …

City of Wheeling Now Accepting Community Development Block Grant Applications from Non-Profit Agencies


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

City Seeking Public Input for Comprehensive Plan


The City of Wheeling will be hosting their first of four public workshops, marking the beginning of the community process to create a city-wide Compr…

Wheeling Police to Hold Career Open House on Jan. 31


The Wheeling Police Department will be hosting a career open house for those interested in becoming a police officer next week.  The career…

Exemption to the City’s Prohibited Camping on Public Property Ordinance Issued


City Manager Robert Herron, at the request of Mark Phillips of Catholic Charities, has issued an exemption to the City’s Prohibited Camping on Public…

Sewer Repair to Occur on 12th Street Beginning Thursday


Crews will be repairing a sewer line on the north side of 12th Street between Main and Market streets beginning Thursday. Traffic will be maintained …

Water Main Installation Update


The water main installation on National Road and Merwin Street north of National Road is complete. Crews are currently installing the water main on B…

City Launches Informational Webpage for Streetscape Project


In an effort to keep the public informed about the Wheeling Streetscape Project, the City has added an additional page to their website that provides…

Filing Period for May Election Begins Jan. 8


The filing period for those wishing to run for Mayor or City Council in the May 2024 election is Jan. 8-27. Candidates can file to run for office in …

Water Line Installation Impacting Traffic on Merwin and Wagner Streets


A new water line main is being installed on Merwin Street north of National Road. As a result, Merwin Street is closed to traffic while crews are wor…

Operations Department Picking Up Christmas Trees


With the conclusion of the holiday season, the City's Operations Department will begin collecting Christmas trees. To have a tree picked up, resident…

Heritage Trail Tunnel Closed Until Further Notice


Due to a structural defect, the tunnel on Heritage Trail at Tunnel Green in East Wheeling will be closed until further notice. Trail users should pla…

Wheeling Parks & Rec Hosting Virtual 12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt


Take a break from the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping for a little fun via a virtual 12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt hosted by the City of …

City of Wheeling Instituting Free/Validated Parking in Certain Areas of Downtown


The City of Wheeling will be instituting free/validated parking in certain areas of Downtown, effective Friday, Dec. 8.There will be free on-street p…

Wheeling Water Department Instituting New Bill Pay Service; Customers Paying Bills Electronically or Via Autopay Must Re-Register


The City of Wheeling Water Department will begin working with a new service provider for online payments effective Dec. 12. The transition will requi…

WVDOT Provides Update as Work on Wheeling Streetscape Project Continues into Winter


*EDITOR'S NOTE - This press release was written and distributed by WVDOT.A project that will beautify the downtown Wheeling streets is making progres…

"A Very Bridge & Tunnel Christmas" Returns for its Fifth Year at Towngate Theatre


Get ready for an evening of holiday cheer as the Bridge & Tunnel Collective proudly presents the return of "A Very Bridge & Tunnel Christmas"…

Fitzsimmons Family Dog Parks Closing for Season


The Fitzsimmons Family Dog Parks at the Tunnel Green Recreation Complex in East Wheeling and at Garden Park in Warwood will close for the season on M…

OVRTA Trolley Providing FREE Small Business Saturday Transportation


Making your way to Wheeling retailers on Small Business Saturday - Nov. 25 - just got easier via OVRTA’s Queen of the Valley trolley. The trolley wil…

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