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Petersburg budget passed in 2nd read

Petersburg’s borough assembly passed next year’s budget in the 2nd of three readings Monday night along with an increased property tax rate. One assemblyman opposed the spending plan and called for a three percent cut overall. Matt Lichtenstein reports. For Mobile-friendly audio, click here.

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Joshua Hall Blewett, age 28. Photo courtesy of Petersburg Police Dept.
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