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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Sr. formally announced the “Your Energy Stimulus” (YES) program to help residents pay their Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority bills while the territory remains under a state of emergency and the community is under a stay-at-home order because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Credits

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority told its customers that bills issued this month will represent a sixty-day service period as the authority “works to rebuild and restore both its automated metering and billing systems.” Each system was “severely impacted by the 2017 hurricanes, and efforts

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public that the DLCA office located at Property & Procurement Building, 8201 Sub Base, Suite 1 closed at 3:00 p.m. today due to a lack of water in the building. Normal business hours shall resume tomorrow

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Dear Editor: In 2013, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced to the public that it would switch from oil to propane for the generation of electricity in the territory. WAPA touted in the media that the project would lower the cost of power for consumers and businesses by

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CHRISTIANSTED — Following Friday’s vote to reprogram funds to pay Vitol, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. thanked senators of the 33rd Legislature for working collaboratively with the executive branch to address the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s propane supply crisis. “Thank you to the senators who voted in favor of

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a follow-up meeting at Government House, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and all 15 senators of the 33rd Legislature said they have identified funding to meet the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s outstanding obligation to its propane supplier Vitol. The Legislature has scheduled an Emergency Legislative session for Friday, December 27, 2019, at 10

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We all know the dire situation WAPA finds itself in (and therefore, the economy and people of the VI). It is about lights out now that they can’t extract anymore money from an already burdened customer base. Even most politicians are running for cover (except Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.) Here

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CHRISTIANSTED — In an emergency meeting held just after the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority got a default notice on Saturday, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and all 15 senators of the 33rd Legislature agreed to work together to find funding to meet the WAPA’s outstanding obligation to Vitol, in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority (WAPA) has provided copies of the leases requested by Senator Kenneth Gittens, but he said that “they do little to alleviate concerns about the utility’s spending and management practices.”  “I do appreciate that WAPA’s CEO eventually provided additional information on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr held his second meeting of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy group (CEDS), recently in St. Thomas. A group of about 30 local business owners, members of non-profit foundations, representatives from the Tourism industry, government officials and other community stakeholders heard presentations about the

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