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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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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that the Anguilla Landfill is closed temporarily due to a fire that began there last night and continues today. A fire was first reported at the site at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, according to VIWMA. Virgin Islands Fire Services (VIFS) and VIWMA

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that its main office in Estate Glynn is currently without telephone service due to a Water and Power Authority (WAPA) electrical interruption. While WAPA is currently working to restore power to the area, St. Croix residents are asked to contact

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority contracted workers — one of them below the legal age allowed to work — were brutally shot dead while attempting to remove garbage from a closed bin site in Estate Tutu this afternoon, authorities and social media said. Rique “Bigsmarts” Ashby,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that the Bovoni Landfill will once again accept “green waste and seaweed” in St. Thomas effective today. But the ban on green waste and seaweed is still in effect for the Anguilla Landfill on St. Croix, according to VIWMA. “The

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that there was an active fire at the Anguilla Landfill at 8:04 p.m. tonight. Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) and VIWMA contractors and personnel are “working expeditiously to bring the fire under control. VIWMA advises the public and all haulers that

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority said that an active fire was observed on the south east perimeter slope of St. Croix’s Anguilla landfill at 7:10 p.m. on Sunday. Virgin Islands Fire Services were called in to fight the fire and were able to effectively control the blaze,

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) asked all residents to only flush toilet paper down the drain. “Do not flush disinfecting wipes nor other non-flushable items,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. “Always dispose of non-flushable items in the trash.” While the CDC and WHO continues to encourage

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