Tag: Department of Education

ROBUST FACE! Education Commissioner Tells Finance Cmte She Doesn’t Know Who Her Staff Is

CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Education officials said that temporary modular units and school repairs will be completed by August 28. Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum and her underlings appeared before the Senate Finance Committee and provided their Fiscal Year 2019 budget. “It is all on target,” McCollum said. “Foundations are being poured and all Sprung units are […]

Gov. Mapp Promises To Keep Hiring Government Employees Up Until Re-Election Victory

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp has lifted the freeze on non-essential hiring in the Executive Branch of Government. The change goes into effect immediately. “As the U.S. Virgin Islands recovers from last year’s hurricanes, this job and wage thaw creates numerous opportunities to attract and retain necessary staff to assist in the territory’s recovery,” Mapp […]

Mapp Says It Is Just A Matter of Time Before St. John Can Generate Its Own Power

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CRUZ BAY – The island of St. John will soon be able to generate its own electricity, Governor Kenneth Mapp assured residents on Tuesday. Power generation units are now en route to St. John and a supplemental solar field system has already been approved. “Ultimately, you are going to be disconnected […]

GOVERNMENT HOUSE: Voices Can Be Heard At St. John Town Hall Meeting Next Week

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he invites and encourages St. John residents to share their ideas, concerns and hear from local officials in regard to recovery efforts and other matters affecting the island at a Town Hall meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Governor Mapp said he will […]