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Posted on: July 25, 2016

Mandatory Water Restriction in effect for the City of Petersburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Stephanie B. Harris804.733.2301
sharris@petersburg-va.org
(Petersburg, Virginia) – July 25, 2016. Petersburg City Manager Dironna M. Belton, has issued a mandatory reduction of wat...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Petersburg Fire Rescue and Emergency Services has earned the second highest Public Protection Classi

For Immediate Release

(Petersburg, Virginia) – July 7, 2016. Petersburg Fire Chief T.C. Hairston announced today that the City of Petersburg has earned 2/2y Public Protection Classification rating — the second highest rating from the Insurance Service...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

City Manager Names Acting Police Chief

For Immediate Release

(Petersburg, Virginia) – June 8, 2016 – Today, Dironna Moore Belton, Acting City Manager announced the immediate appointment of Acting Police Chief William C. Rohde. Chief Rohde worked for the Petersburg Police Department for 39 y...Read on...

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Posted on: March 7, 2016

Choice Hotels Partners with C.A. Harrison Companies to Develop Cambria Hotel & Suites in Petersburg

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's largest hotel companies, announced today it has signed an agreement with C. A. Harrison Companies, LLC. to develop a Cambria hotel & suites in Petersburg, Va. The 140-room Cambria property ...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

City Expands Tax Abatement Program to Include Vacant Lots

The City of Petersburg recently announced the expansion of the City’s tax abatement program to include vacant lots designated as rehabilitation areas. The program will be a pilot to run for three years after which time the program will be audited for its ...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2015

C. A. Harrison Companies Announces Design for Petersburg Hotel

Developer, C. A. Harrison Companies, LLC along with Commonwealth Architects announce the design of the new hotel and mixed use development at 380 East Washington Street in Petersburg. The project will act as a “Gateway to Petersburg” by providing a vibra...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2015

Siege Museum Closes for Major Renovations

The City of Petersburg announced today the closing of the Siege Museum at 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 5. The major renovations, as part of the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), will result in the closing of the museum for a year. Renovations will include t...Read on...


Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services

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Posted on: July 7, 2016

Petersburg Fire Rescue Earns the 2nd highest ISO Public Protection Classification

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Petersburg Fire Rescue and Emergency Services has earned the second highest Public Protection Classification rating from the Insurance Services Office

For Immediate Release

(Petersburg, Virginia) – July 7, 2016

Petersburg Fire Chief T.C. Hairs...Read on...

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Police

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Missing Person - Have You Seen Mr. Raymond C Parker?

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Raymond Carl Parker, 78 years old, has been missing since yesterday afternoon, 7/25/16 when he walked away from his Commerce Street home. Parker has Alzheimer's and has not taken his medication. Call (804) 400-2098 if you've seen him or know where he is.

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Posted on: February 18, 2016

Nextdoor - Neighbors Social Network

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The Petersburg Bureau of Police has partnered with a private online network called Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a free private social networking website for your neighborhood. Nextdoor makes it easy to connect with your neighbors and build stronger, safer, happi...Read on...

Petersburg Bureau of Police Nextdoor Site


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