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Hurricane Shelter Locations Announced; VITEMA Tracking Tropical Storm Isaac

The following facilities have been identified as shelters for the 2018 Hurricane Season. Based on the event, VITEMA will determine which shelter locations will be opened to receive the public.

VITEMA Announces Availability of 2018 Hurricane Tracking Maps

2018 Hurricane Tracking Maps are being distributed throughout the territory, and can be collected at the following locations while supplies last.

Elections Systems Releases Government Retirees Inc. Initiative Verified Signatures

Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes announces the status update of the St. Croix Government Retirees Inc. Initiative in both districts. The total verified voters to date are listed as follows.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday.

WAPA Provides Update on Billing for Electrical, Potable Water Services

While steady progress is being made toward the goal of issuing monthly bills for a 30-day service period, the authority’s post-storm billing continues to lag by about 30 days.

Governor Nominates Dorothy M. Isaacs to PFA Board

Isaacs, who has served as a certified mediator for the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands since 2015 and who practiced law for decades on the U.S. mainland, will serve a four-year term.
Commissioner of Human Services Felicia Blyden testifies at a hearing Friday

Governor Ensures Non-profits to Receive Funding

Non-profits impacted include Partners in Recovery, Bethlehem House, V.I. Center for Independent Living, Men’s Coalition, My Brother’s Workshop, St. John Community Foundation and Lutheran Social Services.

Potter Announces Modified Hours for Division of Corporations and Trademarks

The closure is necessary for division staff to prepare corporate records for scanning into the new internet-based computer system, which is now functional.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday.

WAPA to Resume Disconnections for Non-Payment

Of particular importance to WAPA are those customers who have not made any payments over the last three billing periods.

Jaredian Design Group to Manage Government House and St. John Battery Renovations

Notable Jaredian restoration and rehabilitation projects include the Public Finance Authority and the St. Thomas Reformed Church in Charlotte Amalie.

BIR: Income Tax Refunds Continue to Be Processed

This release of refunds will bring the total amount of refunds paid under the Mapp/Potter Administration to $180.5 million and 69,885 units.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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