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Posted on: October 9, 2015

Siege Museum Closed Through Weekend, Friday for the Arts Activities Relocated

The Siege Museum will be closed through the weekend for maintenance, and until further notice. We will keep you updated on when the museum will reopen. All Friday for the Arts activities tonight (Friday, October 9) will be moved to the Farmer's Bank.Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2015

County Drive Closed to One Lane Through Wednesday, October 14

County Drive (Westbound) at Wagner Road will be closed to one lane through Wednesday, October 14 for maintenance repairs. Thank you for your patience.

Posted on: October 9, 2015

Petersburg Receives Platinum Level Certification for “Go Green”

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The City of Petersburg has been awarded the platinum level certification, the highest level, in the 2015 “Go Green VA Challenge”, which is part of the Virginia Municipal League’s (VML) larger “Go Green Virginia” environmental initiative. The award was rec...Read on...

Posted on: October 9, 2015

City Hosts Memorial Tribute for Basketball Legend Moses Malone

The City of Petersburg and Petersburg City Public Schools will host a special memorial tribute for Petersburg High School alumnus Moses Malone. The special tribute event is open to the public and will be on Saturday, October 24 at 1 p.m. at Petersburg Hig...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2015

City Hosts Annual Historic All Hallows Eve, October 31

The City’s Department of Cultural Affairs, Arts and Tourism will sponsor the annual “Historic All Hallows Eve” event at Blandford Cemetery beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 31.
The focus of the hour-long guided walking tours will be the history of...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2015

City’s Annual Citywide Cleanup Scheduled for Saturday, October 17

The City of Petersburg will host their annual citywide cleanup event on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents are asked to bring trash and other debris to the drop-off location in their respective Ward. Residents must display a current Pete...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

City Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 6 Rescheduled for Tuesday, October 20

The Petersburg City Council meeting scheduled for October 6, 2015 will be rescheduled for Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at the Union Train Station, located at 103 River Street, beginning at 6:30p.m.

The purpose for meeting change is due to the City Counci...Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2015

City Announces Interim Director of Public Works and Utilities


Petersburg City Manager, William E. Johnson, III, announced today the selection of Mike Mee as the city’s new interim Director of Public Works and Utilities. Mee is currently the General Manager for the Department of Public Works – Utilities Division. Mee...Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Petersburg Area Transit Introduces New Service to City’s Entertainment Amenities

Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) announced today a new transit service to Camelot, Petersburg Sports Complex, Petersburg High School, Vernon Johns Middle School and Dogwood Trace Golf course as of September 19, 2015.

City Manager, William E. Johnson III,...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2015

City of Petersburg Responds to Recent Crime Events

Petersburg Mayor W Howard Myers, City Council and City Administration released the following statement today in regards to the recent crime events in the city:

Most importantly, the City of Petersburg is a safe place to live and we support the men and ...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2015

City of Petersburg Welcomes New Downtown Trolley


Petersburg Area Transit (PAT) proudly welcomes the new 'Downtown Trolley' to its fleet of fixed route services. Service will begin Saturday, September 26. The new route will provide exclusive bus service for Downtown Petersburg with additional service als...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2015

City of Petersburg Announces New City Engineer

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Petersburg Director of Public Works and Utilities, Steven Hicks today announced the hiring of Daniel Harrison as the new City Engineer. Harrison will begin his new position on Monday, September 21.

“Mr. Harrison’s engineering experience in capital impr...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2015

City of Petersburg Releases Statement on the Passing of Petersburg Legend, Mr. Moses Malone

On behalf of the Petersburg City Council Members, Administration, Staff and Citizens of Petersburg. It is with great sadness to hear of the loss of Petersburg’s own gentle giant NBA Legend Moses Malone.

Our hearts have been filled over the years with t...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

City Reminds Property Owners of Responsibility to Maintain Property

With the warmer weather in full swing, the City’s Department of Public Works would like to remind property owners of their responsibility to maintain their personal property, including high grass and other vegetation in the right of way. The City will beg...Read on...

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