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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands legislature appears to be near to voting to increase Public Service Commission control over the financially troubled Water and Power Authority (WAPA). As of December 31, WAPA had $190 million of electrical system revenue bonds and unamortized bond premiums and a total of $1.143

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the community to guard against telephone calls from scam artists posing as employees of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA). WAPA management has indicated that scammers are using a computerized system, using the Authority’s main telephone numbers, to

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Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, wrote to key members of Congress to raise awareness of the resources Social Security needs to recover from the ongoing pandemic and improve service.  “Since becoming Commissioner, I have focused our actions and our resources on efforts to improve the service we provide to the

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The phishing email is one of the most devastating weapons that cyber criminals use to get their hands on your charity’s data, infect computers with malware, and steal money. That’s why you should treat all unexpected emails with the utmost suspicion and never click on links or open attachments in any email you

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least 3,500 Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority customers lost power Saturday morning when a vehicle hit two utility poles in the Hull Bay area and overturned. A man who identified himself as the driver, told The Virgin Islands Daily News he was a commercial fisherman

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces a fuel delivery prohibition against the owner and/or operator of Gas For Less Service Station located at 1 AR Estate Diamond, Christiansted; and Freedom City Service Station located at 41-59 Estate Concordia, Frederiksted.   This prohibits the facilities from having

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program (REM Program) provides residents and small business owners with a home energy monitor. With this program the V.I. Energy Office hopes to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when. The Energy Office

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 28-megawatt microgrid project for the territory was awarded $4.4 million by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the project’s initial phase, according to Microgrid Knowledge. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) will use the funding to design and engineer the project, Noel Hodge, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Liberty Mobile USVI gave an update Monday on fiber optic line installation and expansion of its mobile network and infrastructure in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Up to now, the company, formerly known as AT&T USVI, has deployed 5G mobile speeds throughout more than half of the

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SINGAPORE — Singapore currently accounts for a third of the world’s cruises its tourism body said today, owing to the roaring success of its “cruises to nowhere” at a time of crisis in the industry globally. Cruises have yet to restart in many parts of the world after taking a

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