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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner nominee Jean-Pierre Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Environmental Enforcement (DEE) will immediately begin vessel and mooring registrations for the 2019-2020 year. Oriol said all permitted mooring holders must include in their applications to the Division of Environmental Protection

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said that about 4,100 customers will experience a two-hour power outage beginning at 5 a.m. on Friday. WAPA said its crews will be working in the Fort Mylner area to “reconfigure” the “electrical load on two feeders.” The affected areas

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WASHINGTON —  The global law firm Jones Day announced that former U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe has joined the Firm’s Washington Office as a partner in the Investigations & White Collar Practice.  Sharpe comes to Jones Day after serving as U.S. Attorney for the District of the Virgin Islands from 2009 through 2017. He

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SAN JUAN — A consumer activist group released a report Tuesday outlining the collapse in communications that beset Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and it urged the U.S. government to investigate the problems to avoid a repeat of the situation as the island prepares for another storm season. The report

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (DOA) said today it will be distributing free mulch at Estate Slob this week. Farmers and the general public are welcome to bring their trucks to come and pick up the mulch in Estate Slob.   The Department of Agriculture employees will be

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Small Business Administration Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands district office will conduct a free series of workshops in the U.S. Virgin Islands over the next few months as part of the SBA’s 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance program, to support socially and economically disadvantaged small

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Pressure BussPipe is the road march champion for the 2019 St. Thomas carnival. BussPipe is the first reggae artist to win this annual contest, beating all comers with his soca song called “Do it And Done.” The song was released on the Busspipe Records label two months

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lemartec, the prime construction manager rebuilding Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) assets impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, is co-hosting a Health & Safety Fair with VIPA this Saturday, May 11th from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cyril E. King Airport. The event will be

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A construction worker died Friday after an apparent accident in Sub Base on Friday, authorities said. Hunter Blackwell, 23, of Greer, South Carolina was driving a telescoping forklift near Victor’s New Hideout about 10:53 a.m. when the machine apparently malfunctioned and fell off a steep embankment, the

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SAN JUAN — There’s good news for employers who have not yet applied for the Employee Retention Benefit in Puerto Rico. The deadline to apply for the program has been extended to June 30th, 2019 for first time filers and July 14th, 2019 for anyone wishing to amend a previous

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