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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has been eyeing several pots of money — including Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico disaster funds, counter-narcotic accounts and military construction dollars — to fund the borderwall, according to congressional aides and White House officials. If Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture is looking for 13 farmers, six in each district and one in St. John for the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program. The program will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training on best planting practices, crop variety selection, irrigation, and post-harvest-techniques,

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that there will be a delay in the collection of solid waste at bin sites on St. John because barge services are currently not available. Regular collection will resume as soon as normal barge service begins again, according to VIWMA.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a special session on January 23, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies to help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. The Act requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for

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CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Port Authority said today that it is hiring a dockmaster to oversee the seaport operations on St. John. Dockmasters enforce the rules and regulations for the use of VIPA’s ports, assign berths, collect fees and other related duties. If you are interested in joining

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SAN JUAN — Tens of thousands of people in Puerto Rico will face water rationing due to increasingly dry conditions in a U.S. commonwealth still struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria. Governor Ricardo Rossello said today that seven municipalities in the island’s northwest region could be without water for up

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FREDERIKSTED — The Public Works Department has scheduled a road closure for tomorrow morning at the East Airport Road intersection. DPW will be closing the road to westbound traffic to complete some additional paving at the Paradise traffic light intersection.  Traffic will also be blocked at the Patrick Sweeney Drive

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is celebrating 50 years of connecting the territory to the world by air and sea today. To engage the community in the celebration of our golden anniversary, today’s mystery question on WSTA 1340-AM Radio was about VIPA and the history of our

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Joel Lee, director nominee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (the Bureau), reminds all bona fide residents of the territory that they are required to file their individual income tax returns in the Virgin Islands with the Bureau. “Bona fide residents of the Virgin Islands

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FREDERIKSTED – Senator Alicia Barnes issued the following statement after participating in a walking tour of the Arthur Richards Junior High School modular classrooms on Thursday morning. “I appreciated the Department of Education affording us the opportunity to have a walk-through of the Arthur Richards Jr. High School modular facilities,”

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