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Special Education Division Purchases New School Buses

DOE has purchased five new school buses that will service its special education student population, making this the first time in DOE’s history on St. Croix the district has owned a fleet of school buses.

Alert: DPNR Announces Sewage Water Advisory

DPNR advises the public to refrain from using the coastal waters in the Christiansted Harbor area until further notification.

ALERT: LBJ Pump Station Temporarily Off-Line; Sewage Overflowing

The LBJ Pump Station went off-line due to mechanical failure of the auxiliary diesel pump Thursday morning, causing an overflowing manhole in the Christiansted area.

VIWMA Temporarily Not Accepting Green Waste at Anguilla Landfill

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will temporarily not accept green waste at the St. Croix Transfer Station and Anguilla Landfill.

U.S.V.I. Economic Development Authority to Receive Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award

USVIEDA will be awarded the 2018 Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award this week by Florida's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center.

DOE Encourages Public to Help Promote School Bus Safety

As motorists traverse the territory’s roadways, Owen Hennemann and Laverne Cannonier-Hill, school bus safety field inspectors in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts, respectively, ask residents to consider ways they can help keep students safe.
At a Monday news conference, Gov. Kenneth Mapp discusses burning debris from September's hurricanes. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Mapp Signs Off on Nine Road Projects; Bridge to Somewhere Opens to Traffic

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) reported last month that 940 miles of roadway have thus far been identified to be rebuilt to federal highway standards.

Total Verified Government Retirees Initiative Votes Now Completed

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.

DOE Special Education Division Seeks Surrogate Parents

The legal definition of a surrogate parent is one who stands in the place of a child's parent, but who is not that parent.
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn L. Henry

GVI Reports Looting of Artifacts From Territorial Submerged Lands

the government has received reports that individuals using metal detectors and probes have been going through dredge spoil from the current Veterans Drive expansion project and making off with historic and possibly prehistoric artifacts.

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