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Police hope cleaning up neighborhood will cut down on crime

PETERSBURG, Va. — Petersburg Police are getting ready to fight crime by cleaning up the community.

Petersburg Police are walking the streets handing out flyers to get the word out about the upcoming neighborhood clean up of Delectable Heights. 348 more words

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Petersburg boil water alert lifted

PETERSBURG, Va. — The City of Petersburg lifted its city-wide boil water notice Wednesday morning after an overnight water main break. The boil notice remains in effect for the Woodmere Apartments, the city noted. 143 more words

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Petersburg lifts boil water notice except for apartment complex

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — A boil water notice for the City of Petersburg has been lifted except for a apartment complex in the city.

The boil notice will stay in effect for just Woodmere Apartments. 108 more words

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EXCLUSIVE: Petersburg's new city manager outlines plan to turn city around

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — ¬†Petersburg’s new city manager spoke exclusively with 8News Reporter Parker Slaybaugh about her plans to turn the city around after serious financial problems. 554 more words

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Hopewell shooting victim upgraded to stable condition

HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — Police in Hopewell are investigating after a Petersburg man was injured in a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

Officers were called to the 3900 block of Oaklawn Boulevard shortly after 4 p.m. 223 more words

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Petersburg city attorney underbilled for water for more than a year

PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — 8News has uncovered that Petersburg’s city attorney is paying much less for water at his restaurant than you’d expect. $3.75 a month is what he has been paying, and that is well below the minimum base rate. 495 more words

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'Please do something'; families ask Petersburg to maintain cemetery

PETERSBURG, Va. — The city of Petersburg told us back in May that crews would be cutting the grass at the Blandford Cemetery in July, but the property is still full of overgrown grass. 624 more words

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