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Historic Sunday Market Square will come alive with the opening of the “New Alexander Theater” in downtown Christiansted. The St. Croix Foundation has officially been approved to renovate and retrofit the “Old Alexander Theater.”
The V.I. government and V.I. Housing Authority received a $69 million obligation from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the demolition and replacement of residential buildings at the Tutu Hi-Rise housing community, according to Government House.
Officials charged with preparing for the worst-case scenario – fire, police and other emergency services – on Monday said public education is critical for people to survive a tsunami.
Juli Campbell, owner of a Puerto Rico construction company, was sentenced to 14 months in prison following her guilty plea to charges of fraudulently obtaining disaster relief funds following the 2017 hurricanes, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced in a Thursday news release.
Three Virgin Islands mental health professionals have published an article analyzing how the Category 5 hurricanes of 2017 affected the mental health of many territory residents.
Major demolition and construction of the territory's new public schools will begin in the summer of 2020 should FEMA funds arrive as expected in March of that year, said Department of Education Architect Assistant Director Chaneel Callwood during the New Schools Construction Advisory Board meeting Thursday evening.
Hemodialysis units at the territory's two hospitals have undergone extreme challenges since the days of hurricanes Irma and Maria, and while they have stabilized, they still have a long way to go before they are successfully serving the USVI.
Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has issued an executive order declaring a state of public exigency for Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital, according to the hospital.
Blue tarps are meant to last anywhere between 30 days and six months and yet, two years after Hurricane Maria, they still cover the homes of many of the territory’s residents in dire need of permanent roof repairs.
Lawmakers and administration officials agreed that housing in the U.S. Virgin Islands is in crisis, while talking Tuesday during the Senate's Committee on Finance hearing on the the proposed fiscal year 2020 budget for the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority.
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