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Airbnb Ranks St. Thomas No. 1 Destination in Caribbean

St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been ranked the No. 1 Caribbean destination on Airbnb with a 600 percent increase in bookings over last year.

ALERT: LBJ Pump Station Temporarily Off-Line; Sewage Overflowing

The LBJ Pump Station went off-line due to mechanical failure of the auxiliary diesel pump Thursday morning, causing an overflowing manhole in the Christiansted area.

VIWMA Temporarily Not Accepting Green Waste at Anguilla Landfill

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will temporarily not accept green waste at the St. Croix Transfer Station and Anguilla Landfill.

U.S.V.I. Economic Development Authority to Receive Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award

USVIEDA will be awarded the 2018 Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award this week by Florida's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center.

DOE Encourages Public to Help Promote School Bus Safety

As motorists traverse the territory’s roadways, Owen Hennemann and Laverne Cannonier-Hill, school bus safety field inspectors in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts, respectively, ask residents to consider ways they can help keep students safe.
At a Monday news conference, Gov. Kenneth Mapp discusses burning debris from September's hurricanes. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Mapp Signs Off on Nine Road Projects; Bridge to Somewhere Opens to Traffic

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) reported last month that 940 miles of roadway have thus far been identified to be rebuilt to federal highway standards.
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn L. Henry

GVI Reports Looting of Artifacts From Territorial Submerged Lands

the government has received reports that individuals using metal detectors and probes have been going through dredge spoil from the current Veterans Drive expansion project and making off with historic and possibly prehistoric artifacts.

V.I. Fire Service to Observe Fire Prevention Week With Many Events

The Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) will join other fire departments around the nation in observing Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. The public is encouraged to participate in the many activities that have been planned.

Extension of Unemployment Assistance Makes 1,340 Eligible for Retroactive Benefits

Virgin Islanders who lost their jobs following hurricanes Irma and Maria may be eligible for an additional 26 weeks of disaster-related unemployment assistance.

VA Notifies Patients of Incorrect Mailings of Medications, Letters

If an individual received medication(s), correspondence or items addressed to another individual from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs between Sept. 11 and Oct. 15, they are urged to immediately contact the Customer Call Center.

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