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HUD Awards $193,000 to Help End Homelessness in USVI

HUD grants support a broad array of interventions designed to assist individuals and families experiencing homelessness, particularly those living in places not meant for habitation, located in sheltering programs, or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.

Elections System Launches ‘Voter Lookup’ Access to Website

The new “Voter Lookup” feature provides the voter with access to check their party and voting precinct (polling station).
Passengers queue up in the Cyril E. King Airport (V.I. Port Authority file photo)

King Airport Terminal Ticketing Area Restrooms Close for Renovations

The repairs will take four months to complete.
Sen. Tregenza Roach questions Gov. Mapp's finance team. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

Roach Files Action to Liquidate Real Legacy Assurance Company

V.I. law authorizes the lieutenant governor in his capacity as insurance commissioner to institute proceedings in V.I. courts that will enable him to take possession of all Real Legacy’s assets located within the territory.

Public Reminded of New Law Protecting Trees

This law protects all public trees, which are those within the right-of-way of public roads and on publicly-owned land.

Department of Tourism Seeks Hospitality Greeters

DOT is seeking hospitality hosts and hostesses to welcome visitors, provide island information and assist guests on St. Thomas.
Lt. Gov.-elect Tregenza Roach. (File photo by Barry Leerman for the V.I. Legislature)

Roach Announces Property Tax Credits Deadline

Property owners of record have until Friday, March 1, 2019, to apply for the tax credits.

Free Potable Water Testing Available on St. Thomas, St. John

The Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC) encourages residents to test their cistern potable drinking water on a regular basis -- at least every six months -- or if they notice any change in quality (i.e., taste, smell, color or visibility).

U.S.V.I. Says It Is Open for Business at Major Tourism Conference

Recognizing the hard work and determination of the territory's tourism stakeholders as well as its residents, communities, friends and supporters from near and far, Commissioner-designee Joseph Boschulte said the tourism sector had emerged from the ravages of two hurricanes "stronger and more hardened."
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer urges the Senate Finance Committee to approve raising the Authority's debt ceiling.

WAPA Launches Auto Pay Service

In addition to Auto Pay, customers can choose from a variety of options by which to pay monthly utility bills.

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