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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

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Governor Northam Announces Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Civica Inc. to Create 186 New Jobs in City of Petersburg

Company to invest $124.5 million to establish new facility adjacent to Phlow Corporation

PETERSBURG—Governor Ralph Northam has announce...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 22, 2020

Petersburg Utility Assistance Program + Updates

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January 20, 2021 Update: 

The deadline for utility assistance mail-in applications has been extended through 4:30 pm on Friday, January 29th. This extension is for mail-in applications only. 
Mail-in applications should be submitted by mai...
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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Former Ramada Inn Site - Update

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On January 19, 2021, the Petersburg Department of Neighborhood Services accompanied by engineering consultants and the City Attorney performed an inspection of the old Ramada Inn property at 380 E. Washington Street.  The inspection, performed wi...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 6, 2021

New GIS Website for Petersburg, VA

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City of Petersburg Introduces New GIS Website

The Petersburg City Assessor’s Office is pleased to announce the implementation of a new GIS (Geographical Information System) website and an expanded offering of property information. The new website...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

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Veteran Fire Chief Selected to Lead the City of Petersburg’s Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services

Petersburg City Manager has announced the selection of Mr. Scott Liebold to serve as the City’s next Interim Fire Chief. The Fire Chief wi...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Petersburg Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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Petersburg Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award 

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) panel has officially voted to award Petersburg with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY 2020-2021 budget document. &...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 20, 2020

City of Petersburg Announces Positive Fund Balance for FY 2018-2019

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The City of Petersburg has received CAFR results for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019 with an overall unmodified opinion on the audit of financial statements from FY 2018-2019. Based on conservative budgeting, strong fiscal management, and a more streamlined co...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Petersburg Bureau of Police Earns Full Accreditation

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On September 29, 2020, the Petersburg Bureau of Police received an award recognizing their accreditation by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC). This marks the first time in the 210-year history of Petersburg Police tha...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Petersburg Breaks Ground on New Park and Ride Facility

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On September 9, 2020, the City of Petersburg hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a new park and ride facility that will increase travel accessibility throughout the Tri-Cities. This park and ride project is funded entirely through the Commonwealth&rs...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Petersburg announces 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative

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The City of Petersburg announces the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg."  Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants and/or catering services to purchase pre-packa...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg will Continue for the Christmas Holiday

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The City of Petersburg will continue the 2020 Holiday Season Giving Initiative - "Feed the Need with a Taste of Petersburg," for the Christmas Holiday! Through Feed the Need, the City will partner with local restaurants to purchase pre-packaged ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Reverse Christmas Parade to be held in Petersburg!

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Drive-Thru Style Christmas Parade Hosted in Petersburg 

A Covid-Conscious, modified Christmas Parade will make its way to Petersburg this Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 6:00pm -7:30pm in Old Towne/downtown Petersburg. This celebration is sponsor...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

City of Petersburg Breaks Ground on St. Andrew Street Bridge Project

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While original design plans for the St. Andrew Street Bridge dating back to 1923, the Federal Bridge Registry lists the year built as 1935. The bridge was replaced with the current structure in 1968. The existing bridge that carries St. Andrew Street over...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Offers Election Day Shuttle Service

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Petersburg Area Transit Announces “Ride Out to Vote” Initiative

For Election Day 2020, Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announces the “Ride Out to Vote” campaign with the goal of assisting Petersburg residents in access...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program (2nd Round)

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Petersburg is Open for Business!

Following a successful first round of COVID-19 relief grant funding, the City of Petersburg has opened the application process for a second round of funding. The second round of the COVID-19 small business grant program is ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Petersburg Reopens Fire Station #4

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On Saturday, August 29th, the City of Petersburg hosted a reopening ceremony for Fire Station #4 in the Walnut Hill area of the City. 

In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 due to health and safety concerns. The Fire Station w...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Petersburg is Open for Business! - Small Business Relief Program

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Petersburg is Open for Business!

Petersburg City Council has approved the COVID-19 small business grant program funded by the CDBG CARES Act. The goal of this program is to energize business collaboration and provide direct financial relief to businesses s...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Petersburg Distributes 20,000 Pieces of COVID-19 PPE Throughout Community

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Petersburg Distributes 20,000 Pieces of COVID-19 PPE Throughout Community 

As part of Governor Northam’s Health Equity Pilot Program, the City of Petersburg has received 20,000 pieces of COVID-19 PPE to distribute among vulnerable areas ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Petersburg

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COVID-19 Testing is available in Petersburg through the Crater Health District on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Pre-screening is required. For pre-screening, call 804-863-1652 - Option 1.

Testing Times and Locations: 

Mondays: 10am - 12pm

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Petersburg News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Petersburg Pharmaceutical Plant Partners with Richmond Manufacturing Company

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From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: 

By JOHN REID BLACKWELL AND MICHAEL MARTZ

A new Richmond-based pharmaceutical manufacturing company has received a $354 million federal contract to help build a strategic, national reserve of essential medications ...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Petersburg Fire Station # 4 Update

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Petersburg Fire Station # 4 Update

In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns.

The Fire Station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an overall antiquated infrastructure.

In M...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Petersburg Fire Station #4 Update

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In April 2020, the City temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns. The Fire Station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an overall antiquated infrastructure.

In May, Petersburg City Council appro...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Petersburg Area Transit Unveils New Buses

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Petersburg Area Transit announces the unveiling of seven (7) new transit buses. This unveil marks the second year of PATs capital replacement plan.  The transit buses were purchased in part through a partnership between Petersburg Area Transit (P...

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Petersburg News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Welcome to Petersburg: Video Tour

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Click  HERE to experience the video welcome to Petersburg, Virginia!

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Petersburg News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

City of Petersburg Hosts Fire Station #4 Open House

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City of Petersburg Fire Station #4 Open House 

In April 2020, the City of Petersburg temporarily closed Fire Station #4 (Walnut Hill) due to health and safety concerns. The fire station was experiencing severe issues with mold, asbestos, and an ov...

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Petersburg News