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Plaskett Returns to Territory to Continue Recovery Efforts

Throughout the past several days, Paskett has continued to press her fellow Congressional colleagues on the importance of not forgetting the islands.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp (Source file photo)

Mapp Expects CEKA to Reopen Thursday to Commercial Flights

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas will reopen for commercial flights on Thursday and St. Croix's Henry E. Rohlsen Airport may open next week, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Monday in his daily news conference.
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VIPA Updates Public on King and Rohlsen Airports

VIPA Executive Director David Mapp will be a guest on the WSTA Radio Show (1340 AM) at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, to provide an update on VIPA's ports.
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Small Business Administration Adds More Islands to Disaster Declaration, More Eligible for Loans

The disaster declaration covers the islands of Saint Croix, Saint John and Saint Thomas in the U.S.V.I., which are eligible for both Physical and Economic Injury Disaster Loans from the SBA.
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Gifft Hill School first graders eat lunch on their first day back at school.

School is in Session at Gifft Hill

School is back in session, at least for some St. John students at the Gifft Hill School.
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Viya Launches St. Croix Hot Spot, Focuses on Wireless

With damage to their infrastructure in both districts, Viya officials said Monday that they are working as fast as possible to make repairs. "We're talking about thousands of poles that are down," Viya spokeswoman Jennifer Matarangas-King said.
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First Mail Coming To Cruz Bay St. John Since Irma

For the first time since Hurricane Irma struck, there will be some mail on St. John Tuesday, Sept. 26 according to U.S. Postal Service representative Maureen Marion.
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Virgin Islanders Use Crowd Power To Spread Word on What V.I. Businesses Are Open Again

Tracking down what businesses are and are not yet open amid storm cleanup, unreliable utilities and general chaos throughout the territory. Some Virgin Islanders have harnessed the power of the crowd and of social media.
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Rumor of Diesel Shortage No Longer Accurate

Rumors of a diesel shortage are already out of date and exaggerated, according to V.I. officials and fuel merchants.
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Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier offload 450 liters of water to Coral Bay, St. John. Napier's crew also provided diesel fuel to the local fire department. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

St. Croix Man Listed as Seventh Fatality from Storms

A St. Croix man has become the seventh fatality as a result of the two category 5 hurricanes to pummel the territory in the last two weeks, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said. Mapp also promised harsh penalties for looters on St. Croix.
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