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Outstanding Aggreko Bill Puts WAPA Board in a Quandary

On Wednesday, the Water and Power Authority Governing Board denied payment of over $1 million to fulfill a contractual obligation to Aggreko, supplier of leased generators, after hearing news of legislation that could strip the Authority’s funding source.

A Thanksgiving Day Message from Lieutenant Governor Roach

"There is much to be thankful for even during our most difficult times. I encourage each of us to take a moment to reflect on the good."

Alpine Securities USVI Employees Distribute 400 Turkeys to First Responders

Alpine started this annual tradition in 2011 in an effort to thank all those who serve the community throughout the year.

Consumer Affairs Shares Tips for Safe Online Holiday Shopping

Support businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands; however, if one opts to shop online, DLCA shares the following tips for shopping online during the holiday season.

Legal Scholars Pay Tribute to Territorial Rights Advocate Juan Torruella

A group of legal scholars recently gathered in cyberspace to honor the contributions of the late Appeals Court Judge Juan Torruella, best known for his writings about the Insular Cases.

Territorial Epidemiologist Reminds Community to Stay Vigilant Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

While there is currently no established transmission of dengue in the territory, according to the V.I. Department of Health, Territorial Epidemiologist Ester Ellis is mindful of the ever-present threat.

The Salvation Army Needs Volunteers for Red Kettle Fundraiser

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells encouraging passersby to drop change into the iconic red kettles seen during the holiday season, a fundraising tradition dating back to 1891.

Governor Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Additional Federal COVID-19 Relief

In his letter to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. issued an urgent request for further COVID-19 relief fund aid

VIWMA Addresses Distribution of Waste Haulers’ Vendor Payments

VIWMA has been in constant communication with OMB to ensure that approved invoices for all vendors will be finalized and submitted for payment within the timeframe outlined in Act 8381.

Callers Weigh in on Government’s ‘Vision 2040’ Plan

“Thanks for calling Vision 2040,” was a familiar refrain as Economic Development Authority CEO Wayne Biggs Jr. fielded phone calls and online comments Monday evening during a virtual town hall.