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Landlords Have Until June 1 to Sign Up for FEMA Repair Program

FEMA may have the property repaired by using a third-party contractor, or landlords may choose to complete the repairs using their own contractors once repairs and costs have been agreed upon.

Police Academy Begins New Recruit Training

This is the first group of recruits to train since hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the Virgin Islands last fall.

Scott Free Road to Close for Roadwork to Begin

The closure will be in effect for the duration of the project, according the V.I. Department of Public Works.
FEMA will be in the territory 'for the long haul,' repairing the damage wrought on the islands by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

United Nations ECLAC Releases Online Documentary on Impacts of Irma and Maria Across Caribbean

Featuring unique content, on-site interviews and on-the-ground footage shot in the immediate aftermath of the disasters, “Irma & Maria” takes an insider’s look at the consequences of the disasters on peoples’ lives.
Floodwaters from Hurricane Maria inundate the Charlotte Amalie waterfront on Sept. 20, te day after Hurricane Maria hit the territory. (Photo by Danie Berry)

FEMA Advises Homeowners That Flood Insurance Plays Vital Role in Recovery

Most standard homeowners’ policies do not cover flood damage. Homeowners may contact the National Flood Insurance Program to receive referrals to flood policy providers in their area.
IRB Director Marvin Pickering (Source file photo)

BIR Continues Gross Receipts Tax Amnesty

All outstanding gross receipts tax obligations up to December 2015 are part of the amnesty program.

SBA Approves $500+ Million Disaster Loans in USVI

SBA representatives can provide information about disaster loans, answer questions, and help survivors complete their SBA applications. These are the locations and hours of operation for the centers.

USVIEDA Open House Assists Enterprise Zone Residents and Local Businesses

During the four-hour Open House, USVIEDA staff members consistently engaged with visitors at the resource table by sharing valuable information about federal and local economic development programs.

Human Services Celebrates May as Older American Month

Activities will include church services, an Open House Workshop, bowling, Bingo, movies, beach day, citizenship day at the Legislature, a Government House cocktail reception and a cultural extravaganza.

DLCA Informs Boards and Commissions About New Official Fee for Licenses

There is an official $50 application fee to be charged to boards and commissions applications, with the exception of the Certified Public Accountant Board.

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WATCH: Come on board the tall ship Eagle that's docked in St. Thomas near WICO this weekend. The ship is used as an on-the-water classroom for many Coast Guard cadets and is the only active-duty sailing vessel in the U.S. military. The ship is open for tours until 7 p.m. this evening.The Source had the chance this week to tour the Coast Guard's Eagle, a cutter that has hosted several of the territory's Coast Guard trainees. The ship is op... ... See MoreSee Less

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