Petersburg's groundskeeper grows into his new position
August 24, 2023
For many, the beginning of May is exactly the moment when Petersburg truly blossoms into life each year, and perhaps no one who understands that annual transformation better than the town's groundskeeper, Colin Perry.
On top of caring for the cemetery and maintaining Petersburg's several parks, Perry ushers the community into Spring each year with his flower displays, fighting off the dull tones of winter and giving the town a fresh coat of paint just in time for Mayfest.
"My favorite part is probably planting everything around town, just making everything go from blah to awesome," joked...