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News in Belmont County, Ohio
Busy Morristown intersection will stay that way for a while
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:26:58 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio – An intersection in Morristown is seeing a significant increase in traffic – and it lacks the proper traffic signals. On Exit 208, motorists have increasingly found themselves stuck in traffic on the off-ramp which intersects State Route 149. ...
Bridgeport students celebrate Constitution Day
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:26:40 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Stars and stripes are forever. That was the message that was given to students Wednesday at Bridgeport High School in honor of Constitution Day. The school was presented with a special flag by United States Army Sgt. ...
UPDATE: Belmont County heroin bust, 2 arrested
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:56:31 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio - Authorities are calling it one of Belmont County's largest drug bust in years. The main reason? Heroin. Following a months-long investigation, members Belmont County Drug Task Force, in conjunction with the sheriff's office, executed a search warrant early Friday morning at a home on Coen Road in Belmont County after initially receiving information about ongoing ...
Belmont County trustees asking state to restore local government funds
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:11:28 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Earlier this month, we told you how local townships and villages continue to struggle after funding cuts were issued by the state of Ohio several years ago. In Belmont County, thereâs another township levy and a petition asking for help. ...
New grant rewarded aimed to help redevelop land
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:00:43 -0700
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Belmont County has received a $500,000 grant for the newly formed Belmont County Land Reuitilization Program which is their new land bank. ...
Divittorio indicted after return to scene of crime
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:56:28 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio – It’s a case of a suspect who returned to the scene of a crime an hour after a first break-in attempt. When he tried to flee a second time, he didn't get far. Nicholas James Divittorio, 29, was chased down by a Belmont County Sheriff's Deputy after authorities say he was caught trying to break into the same complex at Lansing Limited Apartments twice on the ...
Bikers converge on Belmont County prior to 9/11 Memorial Ride
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:11:28 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- Approximately 1,000 bikers united in Belmont County on Wednesday for a national movement as they make the journey to Washington D.C. in honor of 9/11. Bikers from all 50 U.S. states -- and even other countries -- are honoring the victims of 9/11 -- the survivors, the first responders, and members of the armed forces by making the trip to Washington. ...
Animal inundation in Belmont County
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:41:28 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- The Belmont County Animal Shelter is facing an inundation of animals after more than two dozen were signed over from a Belmont County home all at once. Ten dogs, one guinea pig, six adult cats, and another six kittens, and even a tropical fish were signed over to the shelter. ...
Adoptions needed at BCARL
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:26:52 -0700
WTOV9.com BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio â Too many furry paws, not enough room at the Inn. That's why animal officials in Belmont County are now reaching out. NEWS9 reported on an influx of kittens at the Belmont County Animal Rescue League in May that led to more than 30 kittens finding homes. ...
Rough road in Belmont County set to be repaired
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:11:28 -0700
WTOV9.com BARNESVILLE, Ohio – Some residents along Mount Olivet Road in Barnesville say the road is in such poor condition, they have to leave 15 minutes early just to travel 2 miles. Giant potholes and large cracks are taking up unwanted space on the road (County Road 102) in western Belmont County. ...