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WAPA Plans Interruption on Portion of Feeder 7B

Electrical power will be temporarily interrupted Sunday morning in the Estate St.Thomas area, according to the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority. The interruption will allow work on a small portion of St. Thomas feeder 7B. It will take place from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. and will affec
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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At a Friday news conference, Attorney General Claude Walker, and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter discuss how they will safeguard upcoming property tax auctions against fraud.

Officials Put New Rules in Place to Protect Integrity of Property Auctions

With two property auctions scheduled that will give residents a chance to “own a piece of paradise,” the officials warned Friday that they will be cracking down on any bidders engaged in potential scams.
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VIPA Reminds Public of Parking Options for St. John Festival Goers at Red Hook Ferry Terminal

VIPA reminds the public of available parking options for those traveling from the Fredericks Marine Terminal in Red Hook, St. Thomas to Cruz Bay for the St. John Festival activities.
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DPNR to Hold Town Halls on Management of Recreational Fisheries, Boating Access

The Division of Fish and Wildlife invites the entire recreational fishing community to a series of Town Hall meetings.
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Fortuna Fire Station Reopens After Temporary Closure

Normal operations have resumed at the Tango Company Fire Station located in Estate Fortuna.
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Structural Fire at Estate Wintberg

V.I. firefighters put out a structural fire in at nos.1-7 Estate Wintberg around 2:48 a.m. Friday morning. Firefighters from Lima Company responding to a 911 call arrived to find a one-story structure fully engulfed in flames and more units from Hotel Company and Echo Company were ord
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VIWMA Releases Emancipation Day, 4th of July Holiday Schedules

The V.I. Waste Management Authority advises residents of the hours of operations for its facilities and administrative offices in observance of Emancipation Day and the 4th of July holidays.
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Sen. Sammuel Sanes during a recent legislative session.(Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Bill Limiting Juvenile First-Degree Murder Sentences Put on Hold

A bill to eliminate the sentence of life without possibility of parole for juveniles if legislation was held in committee Thursday so that senators can consider amendments.
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VIPA Director David Mapp testifies at a 2016 Senate session. (Photo by Barry Leerdam provided by the V.I. Legislature)

David Mapp Officially Tapped as VIPA Head

After being tapped in December as interim executive director, David Mapp was appointed by the V.I. Port Authority board on Wednesday to officially lead the agency.
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