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VIWMA Addresses Distribution of Waste Haulers’ Vendor Payments

VIWMA has been in constant communication with OMB to ensure that approved invoices for all vendors will be finalized and submitted for payment within the timeframe outlined in Act 8381.
The Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (Source file photo)

VIWMA Releases Thanksgiving Day Schedule for Landfills, Transfer Station

As people attend holiday gatherings with family and friends, they should be mindful to properly dispose of their trash.

Governor Bryan Urges Virgin Islanders to Go ‘Meatless’ on November 25

The governor pledged to go meatless on that day in solidarity with the territory’s East Indian community, and he is urging all his fellow Virgin Islanders to join him

Callers Weigh in on Government’s ‘Vision 2040’ Plan

“Thanks for calling Vision 2040,” was a familiar refrain as Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. fielded phone calls and online comments Monday evening during a virtual town hall.

Bryan Asks for Extra COVID Precautions, Calls Special Session

As the territory’s COVID numbers creep up, Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. said extra precautions are necessary to avoid a shutdown, particularly as holiday travel and visitors arriving on the islands increase the threat of infection.

Clema Lewis: V.I. Should Discuss Racism Now

Clema Lewis, director of the Women's Coalition of St. Croix, encouraged residents to take part in the remaining three installments of the group's virtual seminars on racism scheduled for December, January and February.

V. I. Basketball Federation Gets Ready for AmeriCup Qualifiers

The Window 2 games of the 2022 FIBA AmeriCup Qualifiers, which will be played in a BUBBLE format in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic..

Drive Urges People Around the World to ‘Pledge to be a Veg’ on Wednesday

Chandru “Charlie” Sakhrani, who is spearheading the local Pledge to be Veg day, said on Tuesday that asking people to abstain from meat for one day – Wednesday, Nov. 25 – is an “act of love, compassion and kindness during these troubled times.”

Remembering Ruth Thomas: A Stern but Beloved Principal

Ruth E. Thomas, 94, died Monday after a lengthy illness. On Tuesday family, friends and associates paused to share their memories of an educator, a social commentator and an anchoring presence in an extensive family.

Terry Top Angler, ‘Miss Lucy’ Top Boat in VI Game Fishing Club’s Wahoo Windup

Terry’s catch was 46-pounds shy of the $10,000 prize offered for the tournament angler who could catch the largest wahoo over 75-pounds.





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