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July 14th, 2018
West End Port Plans To Be Discussed With Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr Anthony S. McMaster, has said that designs for the West End Facility are in the final stages and plans will be brought to the community for input.

July 11th, 2017
Cruel NDP Government? Chases the 'Little man' from RT Roundabout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Is the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) cruel to the poor or the 'Little man' in the country?

June 20th, 2017
Hotline set up for reporting road hazards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A hotline is now available for residents to report all road hazards to the Public Works Department.

January 20th, 2017
Local bar owner claims Gov’t ignoring his flooding plight

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- A bar owner in Duffs Bottom is alleging that his cries for help to Government over his business place being prone to flooding are being ignored.

August 25th, 2016
VI to have trial period of flashing traffic lights

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Flashing traffic lights will be observed in Road Town for a trial period of one month to evaluate any potential security risks to motorists at night while waiting at the traffic lights.

August 10th, 2016
No water in many areas but lots of broken pipes with water wastage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many areas on Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Jost van Dyke are most often out of water, many residents throughout the Virgin Islands continue to witness many broken pipes with water running for days.

April 8th, 2016
Admin Complex AC malfunctions again! Treasury Dept closed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Air-Conditioning (AC) system in the Central Administration Complex on Wickham's Cay I has malfunctioned again, forcing workers to operate with fans and opened windows while technicians work to get the system back up and running.

March 23rd, 2016
Another infrastructure failure?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was on March 11, 2016 our newsroom reported that a paved area in the $82.9M Tortola Pier Park on Wickham’s Cay I had sunk reportedly under the weight of a forklift. Just over a week after our newsroom is reporting that another infrastructure seems to have failed.

March 3rd, 2016
Washrooms at The Baths closed off due to water shortage

THE BATHS, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of the sister island of Virgin Gorda called our newsroom today March 3, 2016 to bitterly complain about the lack of water at the washroom facility at the The Baths and slammed Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), accusing him of not being prepared for the influx of passengers to that island.

January 30th, 2016
Effluent from Burt Point sewage treatment plant alarms residents

BURT POINT, Tortola, VI – The newly commissioned sewage treatment plant located at Burt Point on the main island of Tortola caused major concern today January 30, 2016 when persons observed effluent coming from it and running into the sea.

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