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Interior Announces Additional Technical Support for U.S.V.I.

U.S. Department of the Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs has released an additional $198,051 in fiscal year 2018 technical assistance program grants for the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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.

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.
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.

Hurricane Shelter Locations Announced; VITEMA Tracking Tropical Storm Isaac

The following facilities have been identified as shelters for the 2018 Hurricane Season. Based on the event, VITEMA will determine which shelter locations will be opened to receive the public.

VITEMA Announces Availability of 2018 Hurricane Tracking Maps

2018 Hurricane Tracking Maps are being distributed throughout the territory, and can be collected at the following locations while supplies last.

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