Petersburg residents say trash pile-up removed after complaints

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PETERSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Residents frustrated by trash in a Petersburg neighborhood tell 8News the issue has been fixed.

8News reported on Jan, 13, that some neighbors in Petersburg were frustrated with trash being dumped behind homes on Marshall Street. Calling it an ‘eyesore,’ residents reached out to 8News for help.

“I just would wish that the folks who are doing this kind of stuff would get a clue and stop it,” Petersburg resident Bob Rogers told 8News.

RELATED: Petersburg residents raise a stink over trash pile-up: ‘Its become a dumping ground’

8News has learned that the day after our report aired, the Code Compliance Division of Petersburg put notices on resident’s doors demanding that they get rid of the trash.

An eyesore, no more.

Taking action, getting results!


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