Former Somerset Mayor Passes Away

Former Somerset mayor JP Wiles died on December 26th, 2019 after a prolonged illness.The Commonwealth Journal in Somerset reports Wiles was 85 years old and served as the mayor of Somerset for two terms, from 1999 to 2007.When reflecting on his time as mayor, Wiles often said SomerSplash water park and a redesigned Monticello Street were two of the projects he was most proud of.The paper also reported Wiles held a special place in his heart for the scattered homes project, which allowed the City of Somerset to build roughly 30 homes for needy families.

Source: MG News

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