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, 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.
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.
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.
The authority will continue to keep residents informed of any scheduling changes that may arise.
The board, by unanimous votes, approved a contract with Cobra Caribbean LLC to provide major disaster assessment and recovery services.
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.
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.
2018 Hurricane Tracking Maps are being distributed throughout the territory, and can be collected at the following locations while supplies last.