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Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Local government

Community Forest and Open Space Program Requests Applications

Local governments and qualified nonprofit organizations, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply for grants to establish community forests through fee simple acquisition of private forest land from a willing seller.
Gary Molloy is Labor Department commissioner-designee. (Submitted photo)

VIDOL Announces Labor Month Activities for September

The V.I. Department of Labor will host activities that range from training and outreach to client appreciation. The events listed below are scheduled to begin Sept. 5.

This Week’s Senate Calendar September 2-6

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

VITEMA Able to Provide Public With Wireless Alerts

Wireless Emergency Alerts, made available through the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System infrastructure, are just one of the ways the Agency can quickly and effectively alert and warn the public about serious emergencies.

Catholic Charities, Housing Finance Authority Build House of Hope

Catholic Charities of the Virgin Islands and the V.I. Housing Finance Authority joined forces in a mission of hope to reduce homelessness in the territory.
Lawrence Kupfer discusses WAPA's Transformation Plan during an interview Monday. (Source photo by sap)

WAPA Updates Conditions Post Hurricane Dorian

WAPA informs the public that all St. Thomas-St. John Electrical feeders are energized; crews are now focused on resolving isolated service interruptions; the potable water system is fully functional.

ALERT: VITRAN Running Again

VITRAN bus riders are informed that bus service will begin at 11 a.m., today, Friday, Aug. 30.

Boat Owners Must Arrange for Removal of Wreckage Within 30 Days

All boat owners of vessels that have sustained significant damages during Hurricane Dorian must make arrangements for the removal of that vessel.
Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix. (Source file photo)

VIWMA Urges Residents to Dispose Storm Debris at Landfills

The Authority is asking for the community’s cooperation with the placement of various categories of waste in its proper place. This allows it to effectively manage the waste produced.

Plaskett Disappointed in President’s Plan to Divert Funds from FEMA to ICE

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement on news that the President is diverting $271 million from FEMA to pay for a massive increase in ICE detention beds.





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