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 By Jess Field    News    July 7, 2016

Centennial Park officially unveiled at public library

A celebration for the opening of Centennial Park, the latest addition to town and the Petersburg Public Library, took place last weekend with around 100 people showing up for the event. Locals... Full story

 
 By Jess Field    News    July 7, 2016

Candlelight vigil held for car crash victims

Hundreds of Petersburg residents turned out Monday night to take part in a candlelight vigil for the victims in a one-vehicle crash earlier in the day. The vigil began downtown and made its way to... Full story

 

Yesterday's News

July 8, 1916 – Petersburg's first soda fountain was installed last Monday in Dr. Pryer's Drug Store and from now on ice cream soda promises to be a popular item on the soft-drink bill of fare. July 4, 1941 – According to government reports more...

 
 By Jess Field    News    July 7, 2016

Municipal building work on schedule

Construction efforts on the municipal building are right on schedule with the demolition process going smooth so far, according to Karl Hagerman, Public Works director. "Actually, it's going along fai...

 
 By Jess Field    About Town    July 7, 2016

Chamber raffles back on

Fourth of July organizers have decided to restart the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce raffles, before choosing a winner. The raffles were put on hold due to the early morning fatal car wreck on July 4. Tickets for the $100 raffle and $2 raffle will...

 

To the Editor

Performed heroically To the Editor: We  all just been through a very difficult time. Our hearts and prayers are with those who lost family and friends on the morning of July 4th. I would like to tell you that those members of your volunteer fire... Full story

 
 By Jess Field    About Town    July 7, 2016

Harbor Way hard at work

Phil Loucks works on getting the foundation of the new Harbor Way Parts building complete. Owner Phil Meeks says some of the process will be stop and go, but the walls will be arriving soon, and...

 

Letter from the Mayor

It is with a heavy heart that I make this statement. The Petersburg Borough sends heartfelt condolences to the Giesbrecht and Parks families for the loss of their daughters. Petersburg will truly miss their presence. Our thoughts are also with the... Full story

 

Police reports

June 29 A caller reported a bike has been leaning on a retaining wall for two weeks. A caller reported illegally parked vehicles. The caller also reported the vehicles were recently moved, but suspects they will violate again in the same spot. A call...

 

Courts

July 1 Matthew Boseman appeared before Magistrate Judge Burrell on a felony first on charges of misconduct involving a controlled substance, a Class C felony. Boseman is also charged with two counts of theft, both Class C felonies, and two counts of...

 
 By Jess Field    News    July 7, 2016

Entangled whale ditches tracking buoy

The entangled humpback whale being tracked by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Marine Mammal Stranding Network lost its tracking gear two week’s ago, leaving...

 

Stork report

Wilder Clayton Banry was born to Bridey Short and Britt Banry on June 8, 2016 in Juneau, AK. He weighed 7 lbs 1 oz and was 20 inches long....

 
 By Laine Welch    Dockside    July 7, 2016

Fish Factor

The United Kingdom’s recent exit from the European Union – dubbed Brexit — has turned seafood trading on its head. For 43 years the UK has been a major part of the 28 country EU, and what the pull out means for longstanding business...

 

Red sky at night

Fireworks were shot off at the ballfield following Monday night's release of sky lanterns....

 

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