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Longtime Petersburg school teacher Impi Alto and Ann Thompson playing in the snow in the 1930s.

April 7, 1982 - Before construction even begins on the new small boat harbor, it appears that the $5.25 million currently appropriated for the project may not be enough, according to Bob Beck, harbor design and construction specialist with the Department of Transportation.

At a public meeting held in Petersburg last week, Beck estimated that the first phase of the project, which consists of groundwork, will cost $2.709 million; and the second phase, or the actual construction, will cost $4.126 million.

The plan presented by the DOT personnel was essentially the same plan as was earlier ap...

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