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Local officials discuss police station site, design, cost

Petersburg’s new police station and jail will be built next to the new firehall, but it won’t be attached. The City Council Last (Monday) night approved a conceptual site plan that places the new building just west of the Firehall parking lot. That decision came after an earlier worksession, in which the architect and local officials went over some of the design and cost issues… Matt Lichtenstein has more on that discussion.

This option for the placement of Petersburg’s new Police Station was approved by the City Council this week.

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Guitarist performs in Petersburg for second time

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Guitarist Chris Proctor makes his second visit to Petersburg this week, almost exactly five years after his first concert here. Proctor plays solo, acoustic six and 12-string guitar. more

Maritime industry looks to train a skilled workforce

The Maritime Works panel sits in front of the Southeast Conference gathering, Sept. 20, in Petersburg. (from left) Kris Norosz, Julie Decker, Doug Ward, Cari Ann Carty. Photo/Angela Denning
There is a lack of skilled workers in the maritime industry so a group of maritime industry businesses called Maritime Works has partnered with training programs in the state to fill that gap. more