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Two Areas on Wheeling Island to Close Monday for Construction Projects


The City of Wheeling announced beginning Monday, May 16, two construction projects on Wheeling Island will begin, closing two roadways to traffic. Th…

Wheeling Family Spearheads Summer Swim Pass Program for Kids


In memory of their parents, the Calissie family is once again spearheading a Summer Swim Pass program which will provide pool passes for children who…

Wheeling’s Water Pollution Control Division Logo Contest Winner Announced


Ariah Zervos, a 6th grade student at Linsly, has been selected by well-known environmental activist Erin Brockovich as the winner of Wheeling’s Water…

City of Wheeling Hosting Historic Tax Credit Workshop


The City of Wheeling’s Historic Landmarks Commission will be hosting a Historic Tax Credit Workshop at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, May 5 in Council Chambers…

May Day Bouquet Workshop Slated for Sunday


Nothing goes together more than Spring, May Day and flowers.The City of Wheeling’s Department of Parks & Recreation is joining forces with Making…

Market Street Parking Garage Construction Celebrated with Ceremonial Groundbreaking


The corner of Market and 11th streets in Downtown Wheeling will be transformed with the construction of a new fully automated 6-story parking structu…

Spring Cleanups Slated for Wheeling Island, Fulton and North Wheeling


With Spring upon us, the City of Wheeling will be providing some support for some Ward 2 neighborhood cleanups, but volunteers to assist with the tas…

Earth Day Reminder – Recycle with the City of Wheeling


With Earth Day upon us, City of Wheeling officials want to remind its citizens of the Residential Recycling Program.Started more than 25 years ago, t…

Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-off Slated for June 4


Combine one-part live music, two parts festive atmosphere with great food and a dash of a car cruise for the perfect Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-off …

Wheeling Fire Department Announce Annual Fire Hydrant Inspection Dates


Beginning Monday, April 18, the Wheeling Fire Department will begin inspecting all fire hydrants over the next 30 days throughout all city neighbor…

Piling Wall Installation to Impact Traffic


Beginning at 8 a.m., Monday, April 18, traffic on Beechwood Drive off of Glenwood Road will be down to one lane for the installation of a piling wall…

City Reminding Community of Sign Ordinance


Officials with the City of Wheeling want to remind the community of an ordinance that prohibits any type of signage in the right-of-ways within city …

State Legislation Provides New Options to Reduce Unfunded Liability for Municipal Police and Fire Pension Funds


The recent passage of House Bill 4756 in the West Virginia Legislature will provide new options to reduce unfunded liabilities for municipal police a…

City of Wheeling Launches New 311 Platform for More Efficient City Services


The City of Wheeling’s new partnership with GovPilot will modernize the City’s approach to 311 services including code enforcement, public works, par…

The Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park is OPEN


The Fitzsimmons Family Dog Park, located at the Tunnel Green Recreation Complex, re-opened today following a seasonal closure. The dog park will be…

Wheeling Tree Board Conducting Ceremonial Tree Planting in Celebration of Arbor Day


In celebration of Arbor Day, the City of Wheeling’s Tree Board will conduct a tree planting ceremony at 1 p.m., Friday, April 8 on the north side of …

Paying for Parking Just Got Easier at the Centre Wheeling Parking Structure


Those utilizing the Centre Wheeling Parking Structure will now be required to have a monthly parking pass or must pay for hourly parking via their mo…

City of Wheeling Contributes to Steenrod Elementary School Playground Project


Officials from the City of Wheeling presented a check to Ohio County Schools personnel Wednesday afternoon as a contribution to the Steenrod Elementa…

City Solicitor Honored During Women’s History Month


City Solicitor Rosemary Humway-Warmuth was one of 26 women in the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) who were recognized and celebrat…

Slip Repair Preparations to Close Roadways


Test boring in preparation for slip repairs will be conducted in two parts of the City on Friday, April 1 and will result in a road closure at each l…

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