January 20, 2018 12:46 pm Last modified: 9:37 am


VITEMA, FEMA Address Housing Assistance Needs

Housing assistance after a disaster can be challenging and with few housing resources, the challenges are multiplied.
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Fact Sheet: Help Available After the Disaster Assistance Registration Deadline

The disaster assistance registration deadline has passed, but there are still numerous agencies and organizations that remain available to assist survivors.
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St. Croix, St. John Elections Offices Resume Voter Registration

Supervisor Caroline F. Fawkes has announced that effective Jan. 16, 2018, registration of electors will resume on St. John and St. Croix.
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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Site Set

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a free hazardous waste drop-off for residents of St. Croix this Saturday, Jan. 20.
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Senate President Myron Jackson, flanked by members of the Majority Caucus, speaks about the Senate's contributions to hurricane relief efforts.

Senate Majority Touts Its Post-Hurricane Efforts

Disputing public claims that the Senate “hasn’t done anything” for the community since September’s storms, Senate Majority Leader Neville James called a Thursday news conference to discuss the Legislature’s accomplishments.
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Man Charged in Frederiksted Assault, Robbery

A 44-year-old Crucian man was arrested Thursday and charged with an assault and robbery that took place the previous morning, the V.I. Police Department said.
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An earth mover sorts debris left by Hurricanes Irma and Maria on St. John.

Senate Panel Will Look into Waste Haulers’ Delayed Pay

The head of the 32nd Legislature Committee on Housing, Public Works, Waste Management and Planning said he will address slow government payments to hurricane waste haulers at an upcoming hearing.
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The Caribbean Embrace Carnival Troupe marches in the 2017 Carnival Parade. (Photo submitted by the V.I. Carnival Committee)

St. Thomas Carnival Announces Theme for Spring Event

With the theme of "Embrace our culture, music, and cuisine for Carnival 2018," St. Thomas will hold its 66th annual carnival from March 31 to April 28, the V.I. Carnival Committee announced Thursday.
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Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett

V.I. Delegate Stacey Plaskett Named to House Transportation Committee

The House Democratic Steering Committee has recommended to the Democratic Caucus that Delegate Stacey Plaskett of the U.S. Virgin Islands be appointed to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
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Human Services Updates Temporary Program Relocations

The following is a list identifying the programs, their temporary physical addresses, and the respective telephone contacts.
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