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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) said there was “no tsunami threat” from a 4.2 magnitude earthquake that struck west of Puerto Rico this morning. VITEMA and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said the quake occurred about 24 miles west of Rincon, Puerto Rico about

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch — ur, Mr. WAPA. Last year after the passage of Hurricane Maria, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority mercilessly cut customers off who had recently been restored to electricity — but did not pay their bills. WAPA said in a

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FREDERIKSTED — Limetree Bay Refining in conjunction with the V.I. Department of Labor and the University of the Virgin Islands will be hosting process operator information sessions. This event will take place at the University of the Virgin Islands Great Hall on Saturday. This is an opportunity for candidates who

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the sewage receiving area at the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant has reopened in St. Thomas. The Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant is located in Estate Bovoni. VIWMA said it thanks “the community for their patience and cooperation.”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Regional) is hosting Outreach Services throughout the territory.  If you are someone who has a disability, someone who lives with or aids the disabled, and or persons who are

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PORT OF SPAIN – Several Caribbean islands were rocked by earthquakes during a six hour period overnight, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Center (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) reported Wednesday. SRC said there was no immediate damage or injuries as a result

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PORT OF SPAIN — The University of the West Indies’ Seismic Research Center in Trinidad is reporting that 54 earthquakes occurred within the last 24 hours in the Eastern Caribbean. According to UWI, the earthquakes happened from December 6 at 4:28 p.m. to December 7 at 9:50 a.m. “The events

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MIAMI — The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season ended today. The season was more active than average, featuring 15 named storms, eight hurricanes and four that made landfall on the U.S. mainland. But perhaps most importantly here, did not send the U.S. Virgin Islands or Puerto Rico any major storms. “Hurricane

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said that it will turn off the power in three areas of St. Thomas “while crews and contractors continue to perform permanent work on the electrical distribution system” tomorrow. In all, at least 307 WAPA customer are expected to be

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NEW FACULTY: Joanne Sylvia Luciano, Ph.D, in cognitive and neural systems, will teach in UVI’s College of Science and Mathematics. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Joanne Sylvia Luciano to the University’s College of Science and Mathematics. She will work in the department of Computer and Computational

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