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WAPA Waterline Work Delayed

A project to install a new 24-inch water line on St. Croix has been delayed because of complications at the intersection of Northside Road and Breeze’s Road where existing sewer lines and underground electrical service require additional work to ensure the co-existence of the utilities.
The VITEMA headquarters on St. Thomas.

VITEMA to Begin Monthly Warning System Tests

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency began conducting required monthly tests of the territory’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, designated IPAWS, which includes the wireless emergency alert and the emergency alert system.

VIPA Doing Cleanup of Bourne Field

The Port Authority will be cleaning and landscaping the Bourne Field residential community, which is owned by the Authority. VIPA awarded a contract to...
Virgin Islands flag with flag of the United States of America

STJ Government Complex Closed by Water and Sewage Leak

The Government Complex on St. John will be closed until Wednesday because of an overspill of raw sewage that affected the offices in the building, according to a news release from the V.I. Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

VITEMA to Conduct Required Monthly Testing of Public Alert Warning System

The test will last approximately three minutes. All Emergency Alert System messages will be issued to radio, television and cable, and Wireless Emergency Alert messages on mobile phones throughout the territory.
A classroom at Sprauve School on St. John became a storm shelter after the islands were battered in September. (Amy Roberts photo)

Human Services Decides on Territory’s Shelters for 2019 Season

The primary evacuation shelters throughout the territory have been re-inspected by a multi-disciplinary team that is committed to ensuring the safety of Virgin Islands residents.

VIPA Begins Territory-Wide Cleanup of Port Properties

Sprucing up port properties is high on the list of the Virgin Islands Port Authority’s priorities.

Failure of Barbers, Beauticians to Register/ Renew Business Licenses to Result in Citations

Last week, DLCA visited barbers, beauticians and manicurist shops to educate and issue verbal warnings on compliance.

V.I. Police Department Brings M.A.G.I.C. to the Territory

The M.A.G.I.C program stands for Mentoring. Advising. Guiding. Instructing. Children.

2018 Economic Impact on U.S. Insular Areas Estimated at $888 Million

It is estimated that grants and payments from OIA totaling $710 million have created an economic impact of $888 million on insular gross domestic product in 2018, supporting 26,652 jobs.

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