To the Editor
February 9, 2023
Look at causes not
To the Editor:
May I respectfully suggest that we don’t have an affordable housing or a childcare crisis in Petersburg?
I came to a town of 1800 folks sixty years ago this month to start an apprenticeship at one of three machine shops, rented a little house for $45 a month and groceries were another $45 a month. We had only the North Harbor for boats, one harbormaster, one city office clerk, and one policeman. Two oil companies actually competed a little, as did three grocery stores, two auto shops, a shoe store, one (private) bank, and a huge, busy ship...
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