Category: Consumer News

PSEG Long Island: Electrical Restoration For St. Croix Will Be Complete By March 2018 … April 2018 At The Latest

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The electrical company that won the contract for the Virgin Islands  said that every customer on St. Croix should have electricity by April Fools day (April 1, 2018). PSEG, which stands for Public Service Enterprise Group, Inc. said some of its workers might be allowed to work only six days a […]

COKE SHORTAGE! Coca-Cola In Short Supply On St. Croix … Crowley Maritime Bringing More Soda In Soon

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around. At least that’s what the rock group The Police used to sing. Although it would be hard to argue that Coca-Cola is a necessity. Seeing as St. Croix is virtually out of it — some are saying […]

Lack of Electricity Is A Reason For D-SNAP Food Stamps Assistance After Devastation Caused By Hurricanes Irma and Maria

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Dustin Kuster is still waiting for a large cooler he purchased online to arrive at his home so he can keep meat, cheese, and fresh foods on hand. Like about 80 percent of residents here, the 41-year-old, his girlfriend, and her four children have been living without power since a pair of […]

DISH Network Says Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Won’t Be Charged For The Time They’re Not Getting The Signal

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico — Following the worst hurricane to hit Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in nearly a century, DISH is responding to serve customers and communities impacted by the storm. “The damage from Hurricane Maria has been unimaginable, and we want to make it clear to our customers that they will not […]

REFUGEE STATUS: Virgin Islander Michael Muller Stranded In North Carolina After Presenting Voter’s Registration Card As His Official ID To TSA

NOT-SO-COOL RUNNINGS: Michael Muller is branded a “refugee” in a North Carolina TV news report. NEW BERN, North Carolina — You don’t have to live like a refugee — unless you’re from the Virgin Islands, that is. Just ask Michael Muller of St. John. Muller was prevented from flying from North Carolina to Ohio because […]

WAPA Warns Potable Water Customers In Frederiksted To Beware ‘Chunky Peanuts’ In Its Water System … Urgent Mandatory Boil Water Notice In Effect

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) issued an urgent boil water notice for several estates in Frederiksted this week. The areas affected are Estates White Lady and Adventure to include Paradise Estate, Louis E. Brown Villa and Estate La Grange. WAPA said because of a drop in water pressure […]

Federal Communications Commission Approves $76.9 Million To Rebuild Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Communications Infrastructure Following Devastation of Irma And Maria

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) acted in bipartisan fashion in voting unanimously to approve $76.9 million in relief funds to restore communications in the Virgin Islands and Puerto after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The money will go toward restoring service across the island territories. The initiative will immediately provide carriers with up to […]

Mapp Says The Biggest Issue Facing The Territory After The Hurricanes Is The Prospect of Businesses Price Gouging … And Urged Consumers To Stay Alert

CHRISTIANSTED — Gov. Kenneth Mapp changed the curfew for U.S. Virgin Islands to 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, just as the territory learned from FEMA said that 16 percent of St. Thomas was connected to electricity and 1.6 percent of St. Croix had power as of Oct. 18. Speaking to reporters at his […]

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Why A Man Shouldn’t Travel Without His Girlfriend: ADVERTORIAL

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WAPA Tells Contractors To Clear Debris From St. Croix’s Public Schools Rather Than Try To Connect Residential Areas On The Big Island Ready To Receive Power

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) continued to put more men, trucks and equipment in St. Thomas in its goal to restore full electricity to the capital island before St. Croix. And based on Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s plan to put a priority on St. Croix’s subgrade public schools and failing […]