Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:33 pm Last modified: 12:30 pm


WAPA Releases Hurricane Restoration Update for Nov. 16

The Water and Power Authority (WAPA) gives an overview of the restoration work being done on all three Virgin Islands.
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Hurricane Disaster Recovery Recommends to Keep Track of Important Dates

Eligible survivors across the territory may apply for food aid under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP).
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The GERS building on St. Croix.

Paying Out Twice What it Collects, GERS Heading Toward Cash-Crunch In 2019

The Government Employees Retirement System is currently paying out twice in annuity payments to retirees than what it collects between employer and employee retirement contributions, rents and loan repayments.
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Vessels are salvaged in Salt River Bay.

Salt River Bay Vessel Removal Underway

The U.S. Coast Guard has been working alongside Department of Planning and Natural Resources and other agencies to complete the safe removal of the sunken vessels in Salt River Bay.
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UVI employees browse supply tables set up Thursday at the Wellness Center on the university’s St. Thomas campus.

Hebrew Congregation, Volunteers Pay It Forward at UVI Distribution

Supply distributions coordinated by St. Thomas' Hebrew Congregation and a network of volunteers, like the one held Thursday on the UVI St. Thomas campus, have become a 'beacon' for people who want to help the hurricane recovery.
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Dead trees and brush along Centerline Road in the days after Hurricane Irma.

St. John Update: Army Corps Says No Debris-Burning on Island; Internet Arrives in Coral Bay

The decision has been made not to burn growing piles of tree and plant debris on St. John, and Coral Bay now has its own communications hotspot.
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U.S. EPA Identifies Collection Locations for Household Hazardous Waste

Residents should drop off their household hazardous waste at the collection pad location closest to them.
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GERS Is Delaying Retiree Bonus Payments

The annual V.I. Lottery Bonus payment normally issued around Thanksgiving will be delayed.
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Forde Provides Information for Those Appealing D-SNAP Eligibility Decisions

some individuals have been denied based on various criteria, and Sen. Jean Forde has sought out the following information for those who wish to appeal.
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Taxicab Commission Schedules Medallion Auctions for Veterans

Two medallions for each island will be auctioned to approved USVI veterans on the following dates and times.
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