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Borough says ‘no’ to local contractor’s offer to settle harbor bid issue

The Petersburg Borough Assembly this week denied a local contractor’s request that they be reimbursed for the money they spent on their bid for the North Harbor replacement project in exchange for dropping their appeals over the contract award. Matt Lichtenstein reports:
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Joe Yuhas and brothers Steve and Larry Banwart were stranded in Petersburg after the Columbia ferry broke down on Wednesday. (Photo/Abbey Collins)
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