Borough considers renovations instead of new police HQ
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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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The legal battle continues over a demolished home on Wrangell Avenue in Petersburg. The structure was taken down in 2014 after the borough declared it a dangerous home. The owners of the home are appealing last year’s court ruling in favor of the Petersburg borough and have filed another suit challenging borough staff visits to the property in preparation for demolition. more
A sculptor who just moved to Petersburg last year opens up a show at Miele Gallery on main street Friday, August 26, although local art enthusiasts may already be familiar with his artwork. more