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A pig trots out of the way of a truck at the Susannaberg Transfer Station.

Susannaberg Transfer Station Informs Public of Waste Acceptance Protocols

The Susannaberg Transfer Station will be accepting waste from haulers carrying commercial trash.

WAPA Board Approves Employee Health Insurance, Utility Operating Budgets

The Governing Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority met in an emergency meeting on Thursday and approved several items .

Bryan Signs Collective Bargaining Agreement for Department of Agriculture Employees

"The increased salaries for these and other positions will greatly assist the agency in meeting its staffing goals and improving the quality of life for the affected employees.”
Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett (File photo)

Plaskett Makes Statement on Advancement of the Build Back Better Act in the House

The congresswoman released the following statement regarding the advancement of the Build Back Better Act out of the committee process in the House of Representatives as it moves toward final passage.

FEMA Awards Department of Finance $4.7M to Refurbish Offices on St. Thomas

Currently operating at less than 40% of its capacity, the facility is in dire need of restoration.

Congresswoman Plaskett Announces $8M Grant for Lutheran Social Services

Plaskett released the following statement regarding an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands.

VIHFA Holds Virtual Public Hearings for Development Block Grant Applications, Sept. 14, 15

VIHFA has scheduled a series of public hearings to present projects selected for funding under the Fiscal Year 2021 CDBG grant allocation.

Governor Remembers 20th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks; Flags to Fly at Half Staff

All flags should be flown half-staff all day until sunset on Sept. 11, 2021, as a mark of solemn respect in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Cruz Bay Electrical Underground Project to Continue Along Northshore Road

Work will begin on Monday, Sept. 13. Flaggers will be on site to assist with traffic control, and motorists traversing through the work area are asked to proceed with caution.

USDA to Invest $50 Million in New Cooperative Agreements for Racial Justice and Equity

The Racial Justice and Equity Conservation Cooperative Agreements are available to entities and individuals for two-year projects that expand the delivery of conservation assistance to beginning, limited resource, socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers.