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Borough considers renovations instead of new police HQ

Petersburg is changing course on its police station project. Instead of building new, the borough will consider renovating the existing municipal building, or a privately-owned warehouse that’s up for sale. That was the recommendation from the borough manager who has been researching ways to cut the cost of the project.

The assembly this week gave the manager the green light to hire an engineer who will survey the condition of the two existing structures in more detail:
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