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DPW St. John Office Is Undergoing Reconstruction Through May 17.

The Department of Public Works (DPW) recently began reconstruction on the second floor of its office building in Susannaberg, St. John.

Division of Sports to Host First Softball, Baseball Tournament in Honor of Eugene ‘Genix’...

Varsity and junior varsity softball and baseball student-athletes, will compete on April 15-17 and April 22-24, at the D.C. Canegata Ballpark on St. Croix. Students from St. Thomas will travel to St. Croix to participate.

WAPA Ready to Begin Underground Projects on St. Croix

V.I. Water and Power Authority representatives and government officials broke ground on Wednesday to mark the beginning of three underground projects on St. Croix that involve burying power lines, transformers and other equipment. 

Volunteers to Brandish Buckets in Support of Homicide Survivors

Members and supporters of Victims United will be taking to the street corners around Charlotte Amalie with buckets on Saturday morning to raise money for the organization.

Waterspout Touches Down in Coral Bay

Coral Bay residents were astonished to see a waterspout develop and touch down in close proximity to dozens of boats anchored in Coral Bay harbor around 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

U.S. Maritime Administration Awards VIPA National Project Designation

With this designation, the U.S. Virgin Islands is now included in the United States’ federal marine highway system.

Sen. Potter Initiates Inaugural Plant a Seed Challenge

Sen. Milton Potter and Dr. Louis Petersen Jr. of the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Services are introducing an inaugural “Plant a Seed Challenge,” through which students, ages 5 to 17, can grow tomatoes and develop a love for home gardening.
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J&J COVID Vaccine Paused For Very Rare, Possibly Unrelated Blood Clots

The Centers for Disease Control and Federal Drug Administration recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday out of an abundance of caution, due to a very small number of blood clots that may or may not be connected to the vaccine.

DPNR Schedules St. John CZM Committee Decision Meeting for April 22

Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division of the Federal Highway Administration in conjunction with the DPW proposes to repair damage caused by Tropical Storms/Hurricanes Irma and Maria for five roadway sites on St. John.
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FEMA Begins Processing COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Applications

FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020.