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Block Grants Awarded in 15 WV Counties

June 8th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Monday announced $13.7 million in Community Development Block Grants for 19 projects in 15 counties. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides the funds to West Virginia, annually, to be dedicated for various water/sewer line and broadband improvement projects. $374,000 will be coming to Hampshire County to help with site preparation on site of the old Romney Hospital. That site will be the future home of a new Romney Elementary School. Gov. Justice made the announcements during a live, online ceremony…