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VIWMA Revises Anguilla Landfill Scrap Metal Section Operating Schedule

The section of the scrap metal yard that collects and stores scrap metal, including vehicles, will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays until further notice.

Bryan Appoints Clendinen New Division of Personnel Director

Clendinen, who currently serves as the assistant commissioner of Public Works, is a human resource and business administration professional with more than 18 years of leadership experience in public, private and nonprofit organizations.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday.

WAPA Mobilizes Contractors to Install More Pumps to Boost Water Flow

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Thursday mobilized three contractors to install additional pumps at pumping stations in Richmond, Contentment and Concordia.
Elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata), one of the Caribbean’s most important reef-building species. (Photo by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

Grants Available Under Coral Reef and Natural Resources Initiative

The goal of the CRNR Initiative is to improve the health of coral reef ecosystems and other natural resources in the U.S. insular areas for their long-term economic and social benefit.

Consumer Alert: Honda Recalls 1.1 Million Vehicles

According to Honda, the air bag inflators, if deployed during a crash, could explode after deteriorating over time due to heat and humidity, shooting pieces of metal at the driver and passengers and injuring them.

U.S. Health, Human Services Gives Grant to USVI for Preschools

The Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families has awarded the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) $725,112 for Preschool Development.

Seasonal Closure of Mutton Snapper Spawning Area off St. Croix Begins March 1

• This closure begins at 12:01 a.m., local time, on March 1, 2019, and extends through 11:59 p.m., local time, June 30, 2019.

Customs and Border Protection Appoints Todd Bellew as Area Port Director

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the appointment of Todd Bellew as the area port director; the highest-ranking officer for the San Juan Office of Field Operations within the U.S. Virgin Islands.

New AARP Campaign Focuses on Federal/ State Solutions to Cut Drug Prices

The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Virgin Islanders and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.

Low Water Pressure Continues to Hamper Potable Water Service From Mid-Island to West End

Potable water customers from mid-island to the western end of St. Croix will continue to experience either low pressure or no water service today, as storage levels at the Kingshill tank remain just over three feet.

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