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GVI Continues to Process Tax Returns; Latest Batch Mailed This Week

Director Pickering said the checks, which total $7.2 million, are to be mailed out on Tuesday., Sept. 18.

Agriculture Seeking Farmers to Participate in the Harvest of the Month Program

Commissioner Carlos Robles has announced that the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Division is seeking to recruit a total of 13 farmers, six in each district and one on St. John to participate in the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program.

Fawkes Schedules 2018 General Election Early Voting

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.

VIWMA Team Provides Update on Transfer Station and Landfill Operations Schedule

VIWMA anticipates normal operating hours will resume on Monday, Sept. 17. In the interim it is asking the public and all haulers to hold onto their waste.

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.

Annual Back to School Night at the Library Celebrates Literacy

The Third Annual Back to School Night at the Library treated 34 families to a night of literacy fun on Sept. 8 with the goal of increasing children’s literacy skills and providing parents with useful strategies to support their children.
A pig trots out of the way of a truck at the Susannaberg Transfer Station.

VIWMA’s Transfer Stations, Landfills to Remain Open During Isaac

The authority will continue to keep residents informed of any scheduling changes that may arise.

Feds Award Frederiksted Health Care Inc. $690,000 for Post Hurricane Improvements

The grants, administered by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), will help to ensure continued access to primary health care services at community health centers in areas affected by hurricanes.
WAPA offices on St. Croix

WAPA Board Approves Items Required for Potential Disaster Recovery

The board, by unanimous votes, approved a contract with Cobra Caribbean LLC to provide major disaster assessment and recovery services.
The north shore of St. Thomas as Hurricane Maria draws near.

WAPA Monitoring Tropical Depression Nine; WAPA ALERTS Is Now Main Messaging System

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.

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