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CHRISTIANSTED — Due to severe weather conditions from the remnants of Tropical Storm Beryl, all government offices and summer schools throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands are now closed. All non-essential government employees across the territory have been instructed to remain home on Monday, July 9, 2018. First responders and employees

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said at least 1,620 people on St. Croix are without power tonight. Approximately 1,620 customers on a portion of St. Croix Feeder 8B are experiencing an electrical service interruption while crews replace a broken pole in the vicinity of the Industrial

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — About 10,000 people on St. Thomas were without power today after one of the units at the Harley power plant tripped this morning. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) said at least 9,900 customers on three St. Thomas electrical feeders (7C, 8B, 9C) are experiencing

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said today it will cut water service to customers in Questa Verde condominiums on Monday, July 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. During this time, service will be interrupted to allow WAPA’s contractor to interconnect a booster station to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp addressed an audience of community members, business owners, hurricane experts and policy makers at the final meeting of the USVI Hurricane Recovery and Resiliency Task Force on Tuesday. Governor Mapp thanked the members of the Task Force who presented impressive information about the territory’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it will cut power to portions of Bolongo Bay on St. Thomas “to upgrade the transmission and distribution system” beginning tomorrow morning. On Friday, June 22, and again on Monday, June 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each

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CHRISTIANSTED — The “comprehensive upgrade” of the territory’s roads, hardening of the electrical system, dredging Virgin Islands harbors to accommodate increasingly large cruise ships and developing and repairing housing were among the important projects addressed at a Tuesday meeting with U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he will be traveling out of the territory on Tuesday afternoon for meetings with Arclight Capital Partners, majority owners of Limetree Bay Terminals on St. Croix, and Island Global Yachting, which operates Yacht Haven Grande and American Yacht Harbor on St. Thomas. Mapp

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ELECTRICITY REPORT: Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority CEO Lawrence Kupfer CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season (yesterday), I take this opportunity to inform you that the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority continues fine-tuning its disaster preparedness plan in the event this territory

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CHRISTIANSTED — Nobody who is running for governor this year has as many good ideas for generating revenue streams for the Virgin Islands government as hedge fund mogul Warren Mosler. In Part Three of this series featuring independent candidate Mosler, we examine eight of the 10 proposals that we are

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