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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…

City of Wheeling’s Human Rights Commission Offering Free Fair Housing Training for Landlords


Protected classes, assistance animals and criminal history issues will be topics covered in an upcoming Fair Housing training for area landlords host…

City of Wheeling Welcomes New Centre Market Manager


City Manager Robert Herron has announced Wheeling resident Brooke Stull as the new Centre Market Manager.“Brooke’s education and professional experie…

Sanitary Sewer Work to Close Portion of Heritage Trail Near Warwood


James White Construction, on behalf of the City of Wheeling, will begin replacing the Warwood Sanitary Sewer Force Main next week. The project will i…

Funding for Key Community Projects Coming to City of Wheeling Thanks to Efforts of U.S. Senators


Officials in the City of Wheeling and Wheeling Heritage are pleased with the passage of legislation for fiscal year 2022 that contains more than $3.8…

City of Wheeling's Arts & Cultural Commission Receives Grant for Student-Created Public Art


The Arts & Cultural Commission received a $1,500 matching grant from the State Department of Arts, Culture and History to support student-created…

Sewer Line Work Extends Duration of Road Closure


The sewer line separation project being conducted at the intersection of McColloch Street and U.S. 40 will continue to impact traffic patterns into n…

Wheeling Fire Department’s South Wheeling Station to Mark Special Milestone


The Wheeling Fire Department invites the public to an open house of its South Wheeling fire station this coming weekend as it marks a significant ann…

City of Wheeling Seeking Input from Community on Use of American Rescue Plan Act Funds


The City of Wheeling is receiving nearly $30 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to assist the community in recovering from the COVID-19…

Wheeling Police to Hold Neighborhood Crime Watch Meetings


After a brief winter break, the Wheeling Police Department invites all city residents to attend in-person neighborhood crime watch meetings beginning…

Sewer Line Separation Project to Impact Traffic


On behalf of the City of Wheeling, Cast & Baker will begin working on a sewer line separation project at the intersection of McColloch Street and…

Washington Avenue Bridge Re-opening Following Repairs


After being closed for repairs since Jan. 3, the Washington Avenue Bridge is re-opening to traffic by the weekend.  Public Works Director R…

City of Wheeling’s Facade Improvement Program Application Deadline Approaching


The deadline for the City of Wheeling’s Façade Improvement Program (FIP) is quickly approaching as applications are due to the office of…

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