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February 6th, 2017
Perline Scatliffe-Leonard In again! Returns to W&SD as Boss

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accuracy reported that Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) had removed Mrs Perline Scatliffe-Leonard from her post as Director of Water and Sewerage Department (WSD).

January 6th, 2017
Youth as future leaders need to be more visible- Meryl E. Callwood

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many persons shared their comments via the blogs some persons thought a more prominent response is warranted so as to show support for the bold move by young politician Sharie B.Y. de Castro standing up to Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4).

January 5th, 2017
Sharie ‘Watchman’ de Castro challenges Hon Vanterpool on road works spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I am convinced now more than ever that our government officials drive on private roads that we, the ordinary people, do not see or have access to! Please be honest! Who can see or feel a $12.3M improvement of roads in the Virgin Islands?” asked Sharie B.Y. ‘Watchman’ de Castro on social media.

December 1st, 2016
Corruption from ‘captain down to cook’ @ TPP dock- Taxi Operators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A veteran Taxi operator here has made an urgent call to the powers that be to lend a hand to alleviate what he refers to as “corruption” taking place at the Tortola Pier Park when ships are in port.

November 30th, 2016
Crafts Alive is dead!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Mark (Hon Mark H. Vanterpool), he don’t do nothing for us. All that comes out of his mouth is Tortola Pier Park. Nothing about Crafts Alive,” an expression of frustration from Crafts Alive stall holder Irma Smith.

October 10th, 2016
Geneva C. Harrigan-Lettsome laid to rest in Anguilla

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – It was nothing less than the expected emotional celebration of the life of Mrs Geneva C. Harrigan-Lettsome on Saturday October 8, 2016 at the New Life Baptist Church in Duffs Bottom where hundreds gathered to pay tribute in one way or the other.

September 27th, 2016
UPDATE: Mrs Geneva Lettsome passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Word reaching our newsroom early this morning, September 27, 2016 is that Mrs Geneva Lettsome, the mother of First Lady Lorna G. Smith OBE and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) among others, has died at age 88.

September 16th, 2016
Outgoing WSD Director praised for $5M revenue increase in 2 years

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) plugged a rose in the hands of Mrs Perline Scatliffe-Leonard who he credits for doing an excellent job in raising revenue collection for the Water and Sewerage Department from $2M to $7M in approximately two years.

September 15th, 2016
BVIEC to move engines out of Long Bush next year

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - Residents and businesses in Long Bush and surrounding areas can look forward to a more quiet environment come 2017 as the British Virgins Islands Electricity Cooperation (BVIEC) is expected to transfer the engines that are in that location to Pockwood Pond.

September 14th, 2016
Perline Scatliffe-Leonard Out! Michael Davis In! @ W&SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The first woman to have been appointed as Director of Water and Sewerage Department of the Virgin Islands, Mrs Perline Scatliffe-Leonard, has been removed after being confirmed to the position for less than three years.



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