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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said work on a collapsed sewer line along Veteran’s Drive will start tonight.. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will begin work today from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly, DPW said. “During work hours, traffic will be reduced to a single-lane

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FREDERIKSTED — People who held a party at Rainbow Beach yesterday in contravention to COVID-19 protocols — and then left their garbage there — have drawn the wrath and disgust of concerned citizens on social media this morning. “Did you leave your trash at our Beautiful Rainbow Beach yesterday after

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked motorists to avoid the overflowing manhole in the downtown Christiansted area around the Boardwalk and government parking lot. Residents with compromised immune systems should avoid standing water in this area near King Cross Street by Holgar Danske Hotel. Motorists are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that sewer line repairs are ongoing to replace 15 feet of damaged lines in Frenchtown on St. Thomas. Work began Thursday and is expected to be completed by or before Sunday, December 13, VIWMA said. Traffic will be reduced

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that a force main break occurred at the Lagoon Street pump station near the St. Patrick School occurred at about 1:30 p.m. today. “The pump station has been taken offline while preparations to execute repairs commence,” VIWMA Executive Director Roger

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) urges residents to source separate their household solid waste and use the Convenience Centers located on St. Thomas and St. Croix. Source separation involves separating waste materials by type when beingdiscarded so they can be recycled. Convenience centers are facilities that

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FREDERIKSTED —  The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said effective today scrap metal will only be accepted at the Anguilla Landfill Monday through Saturday. “There will be no scrap metal disposal on Sundays until further notice,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. “Residents are reminded that illegal dumping is a

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that effective Sunday, green waste and seaweed will only be accepted at the Anguilla Landfill Monday through Saturday. “There will be no green waste or seaweed disposal on Sundays,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. Residents are urged to practice backyard

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least seven park benches were temporarily removed from Market Square this afternoon by the COVID-19 Task Force as a way to enforce social distancing and promote better health on St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. “The benches were removed by the COVID-19 Task

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Disaster Recovery announces the obligation of $5.7 million to the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority to repair sewer lines in the Garden Street, Savan, and Moravian Guts on St. Thomas. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Public Assistance Program funds will be used to restore approximately

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