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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You’re a mean one, Mr. Grinch — ur, Mr. WAPA. Last year after the passage of Hurricane Maria, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority mercilessly cut customers off who had recently been restored to electricity — but did not pay their bills. WAPA said in a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said that it will turn off the power in three areas of St. Thomas “while crews and contractors continue to perform permanent work on the electrical distribution system” tomorrow. In all, at least 307 WAPA customer are expected to be

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it cut off the water supply to its potable water customers from Kingshill at mid-island to the western end of the island including the town of Frederiksted in order to do “emergency repairs.” On Wednesday, the water department experienced a

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FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the department will close its Mars Hill offices at 12:00 p.m. today. DPNR said that it is experiencing a Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) “potable water problem” at its office in Frederiksted. Commissioner Dawn Henry said that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Janette Millin Young said that she was an eyewitness and “willing listener” to the “strong protests” that WAPA employees voiced at the Earle B. Ottley Complex on Wednesday. The most important issue before the employees was a proposed bargaining agreement that WAPA employees said “did not

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CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix man was given one year in prison by a federal judge on Thursday for illegal gun and stealing electricity convictions. Dale Ritter, 53, of Mars Hill, was sentenced in U.S. District Count on one federal count of possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said this afternoon that the St. Croix Transfer Station and the Anguilla landfill are temporarily closed due to a power outage. The VIWMA said a lightning strike to a transformer near the St. Croix Transfer Station and heavy rainfalls

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SOLAR FUTURE: Governor Kenneth Mapp (left) with former President Bill Clinton (middle) and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp, joined by President Bill Clinton, Bloomberg co-founder Tom Secunda and officials from Expedia Group said on Friday that three sites in the U.S. Virgin Islands will get

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CANE BAY — The Virgin Islands Police Department is warning residents to check the identification of utility employees after a brazen armed home invasion on St. Croix. Three gunmen gained access to an Estate La Vallee home after one of the men knocked on the front door and told the

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED – When the electric power system in the U.S. Virgin Islands is rebuilt, it will be stronger than it has ever been. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA), with help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), plans to harden the power grid so it can withstand

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