Belington mayor resigns; interim mayor appointed


Matt Ryan

BELINGTON, W.Va. – The mayor of Belington resigned earlier this week, prompting city council to appoint an interim mayor until one can be elected, according to the Belington city clerk.

The clerk said that the previous mayor, Matt Ryan, had resigned earlier in the week after serving since 2015.

The Belington City Council met and appointed Maureen Lasky-Setchell to serve as interim mayor until the position can be filled, according to the city clerk. Lasky-Setchell served on city council before being appointed as interim mayor.

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