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DHS Certification Offices to Close for 3 Days of Staff Training

The certification offices of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Medicaid Assistance Program (MAP) located at the Knud Hansen Complex will be closed Sept. 19 through Sept. 21.

Six Young Men Graduate EZC’s Summer Entrepreneurship Program

Six young men, ranging from ages 15-19, recently graduated from the five-week summer entrepreneurship program, EntrepreNow, which was created to inspire an entrepreneurship mindset among young men.

DLCA Order Sets Forth Procedure for Increasing Fuel Prices

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs sets forth the procedure to be followed by all wholesalers and retailers of gasoline and diesel fuel in the territory as a pre-requisite to increasing their fuel prices.

Ceremony Held to Rename Street for Irvin “Brownie” Brown Sr.

In June, the V.I. Legislature approved a bill to rename the portion of General Gade that runs from the intersection of Veterans Drive up to the intersection of Silke Gade Irvin “Brownie” Brown Sr. Street.

Fawkes Schedules 2018 General Election Early Voting

The supervisor urges the elderly, individuals with disabilities and voters who are traveling to vote during early voting to avoid lines at the polling places. People must apply before Sept. 20 for any absentee ballot that will be mailed off island.

Applications Available for RUS Disaster Grants for Drinking Water Systems, Sewer/Solid Waste Disposal Systems

$163,475,000 is available for repairs to drinking water systems as well as sewer and solid waste disposal systems that were impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
A pig trots out of the way of a truck at the Susannaberg Transfer Station.

VIWMA’s Transfer Stations, Landfills to Remain Open During Isaac

The authority will continue to keep residents informed of any scheduling changes that may arise.

Feds Award East End Medical Center Almost $600,000

The funds will be used to replace and upgrade equipment that will enable the health center to continue providing primary health care services as part of recovery after hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.
WAPA offices on St. Croix

WAPA Board Approves Items Required for Potential Disaster Recovery

The board, by unanimous votes, approved a contract with Cobra Caribbean LLC to provide major disaster assessment and recovery services.
The north shore of St. Thomas as Hurricane Maria draws near.

WAPA Monitoring Tropical Depression Nine; WAPA ALERTS Is Now Main Messaging System

WAPA said Saturday that WAPA is monitoring the developing weather system, Tropical Depression Nine, for any potential impact it may have on the territory resulting in a power restoration effort.

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