January 20, 2018 12:42 pm Last modified: 9:37 am

Local government

Update: 570 More WAPA Customers Have Their Power Restored; Work to Continue Through Weekend

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) gives an update on the progress it is making on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
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Senate Announces Temporary Home for V.I. Legislature on St. Croix

The search for a centralized location has been an arduous task, and after weeks of working out the details a suitable location for the lawmaking body.
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A WAPA crew repairs damaged utility poles. (Photo provided by WAPA)

Update: Over 1,100 More WAPA Customers in Territory Have Their Power Restored

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) gives an update on the progress it is making on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
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St. Croix and St. John Elections System Offices Remain Closed Until Further Notice

"Presently, the only functional Elections Office is the St. Thomas Office, which is 90 percent operational.”
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VIPA Making Progress Repairing Seaports and Airports

VIPA has made temporary repairs that have allowed it to reopen and operate its facilities. Permanent repairs will now begin.
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Offices of the Lieutenant Governor to Close Early

The St. Thomas Office of the Lieutenant Governor will close early on Wednesday; on St. Croix it will close early on Friday.
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A WAPA lineman works on a transformer. (Photo provided by WAPA)

Update: WAPA Restoration Priority Work Areas Scheduled for Week of Dec. 18-22

Approximately 30,500 customers have been restored to date across the territory.
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WAPA Billing Operations Resume Monday, Dec. 18

The current bills represent charges for electrical and potable water service provided prior to September 6, 2017.
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Icelandic Glacial, Viya, Cher and Ben Stiller Partner to Bring 90,000 Bottles of Water to VIDOE

Education Commissioner Dr. Sharon Ann McCollum praised the much- needed donation and expressed gratitude to the international private sector donors.
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HUD Awards V.I. $69,000 to Help Low-Income Residents Receive Job Training

Twenty-five years ago, this year, HUD launched the FSS program to help households living in subsidized housing to become independent.
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