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February 14th, 2012
HOA to approve BVIEC chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool will move the motion to approve Allan Parker as the Chairman of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) when the House of Assembly (HOA) resumes this morning, February 14, 2012.

February 10th, 2012
'Tent city’ vendors will not be chased away – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The vendors adjacent to the cruise ship dock, an area that goes by the moniker ‘tent city’, will not be chased away until an amicable agreement has been reached between the Ministry for Communications and Works and the vendors.

February 6th, 2012
Skelton-Cline is working diligently to improve ports – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool is pleased with the progress of work consultant Claude Skelton-Cline is doing regarding ports development in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 4th, 2012
Gov’t inks $866,681 petty contracts for RT sewerage project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ten local contractors have been hired by the Ministry for Communications and Works to begin phase one of the Road Town sewerage project with the contracts valuing $866,681.

January 30th, 2012
Beef Island calming structure might be removed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online was reliably informed that the traffic calming structure constructed last year in the vicinity of the Terrance B. Lettsome International airport on Beef Island to curb racing, is likely to be removed by the Ministry of Communications and Works.

January 25th, 2012
Petty contracts not yet signed for RT sewerage project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The petty contracts for the Road Town Sewerage project are yet to be signed, Virgin Islands News Online understands.

January 23rd, 2012
RT development & management committee for March – Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A City Development and Management Committee, which will be fully empowered and financed to comprehensively put a development plan and management system in place for Road Town, will be set up by March 2012 disclosed 4th district representative and Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool in an interview with this news agency on Saturday January 21, 2012.

January 19th, 2012
Water & Sewerage contracts being reviewed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All water and sewerage contracts issued by Government are currently being reviewed.

January 13th, 2012
May 2012 deadline to fix capital’s sewerage woes - Hon. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The smelly issue of sewerage in the Virgin Islands’ capital- Road Town - could be remedied by May 2012, announced Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool at a meeting held last evening, January 12, 2012 held at Marias By the Sea.

January 11th, 2012
Public bus service may not be feasible in VI – taxi operator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Due to the small population and the copious amount of vehicles in the Territory, a public bus service may not be feasible opined a taxi operator at the meeting held on Monday January 9, 2012 between taxi and livery operators and Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool.

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