October 22, 2017 6:31 pm Last modified: 6:19 pm

Local government

Disaster Recovery Center Serving Hurricane Survivors Opens on St. Croix

The DRC will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily until further notice at the Old Post Office Building at Church and Company streets in Christiansted.
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DPSR Schedules Basketball Games Across Territory for Next Two Weeks; Schedules Change

The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) has arranged a series of stress-relief activities for U.S. Virgin Islands families throughout the territory.
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WAPA Releases Restoration Update for October 9

Restoration and reconstruction work continued in both districts on Monday, Oct. 9. The focus remains on reconstructing the backbone of the electrical system.
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Debris Removal Operations Progressing With a $10 Million Boost From FEMA

FEMA is providing more than $10 million in expedited funding to support efforts by the U.S. Virgin Islands government and federal partners to clean up and remove the large quantities of debris left by the hurricanes.
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Viya opening Customer Experience Centers Monday

Viya, the V.I.-based telecommunications and cable company, will open its Customer Experience Centers Monday on St. Thomas and St. Croix.
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FEMA Public Funds Available to Eligible GVI Departments, Semi-Autonomous Agencies, Some Private Non-Profits

VITEMA invites agencies and organizations to FEMA Public Assistance Grant Applicants briefing on Oct. 13.
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EOC and Army Corps of Engineers Encourage Residents to Register for Operation Blue Roof

Operation Blue Roof, which assists eligible homeowners with temporary roof repairs, is a program that FEMA tasks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to implement. It is currently available at no cost to eligible primary homeowners
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WAPA Releases Restoration Update for October 6

Restoration updates are available both on the WAPA website and on Facebook.
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LBJ Pump Station Currently Off-Line

For health and safety reasons residents are also advised to avoid standing water.
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Interior Makes Available Discretionary Grant Applications from U.S. Insular Areas

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced open season for the U.S. Insular Areas to submit applications for technical assistance program funding and the maintenance assistance program.
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