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February 19th, 2020
G. Navarro Donovan reassigned to Wickham’s Cay Dev. Authority

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being relieved from the position of Acting Director of Public Works, Mr G. Navarro Donovan has now been reassigned to the City Manager and Wickham’s Cay Development Authority.

October 28th, 2019
Jeremy W. Hodge In! G. Navarro Donovan Out! as PWD Director

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At a general staff meeting at the Public Works Department (PWD) compound in Baughers Bay, Tortola, this morning, October 28, 2019, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transportation, Works and Utilities Ronald F. Smith-Berkeley made a bombshell announcement.

January 16th, 2019
Roads Project contracted out; PWD lacks capacity—Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry for Communication and Works, headed by Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool, (R4), has decided to contract out, its road development project and instead focus on ‘patching potholes.’

July 30th, 2018
Gov't in dispute with landowners over land access @ Belmont Estate

BELMONT ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Smith family of Belmont Estate, got a ‘knife in their back’ from the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration.

April 8th, 2018
PWD resumes Brewers Bay drainage project

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Even before the August floods and the two category 5 hurricanes of 2017, the Territory’s infrastructure has been in shambles.

February 18th, 2018
Portions of Lee Road on VG remain deplorable

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Over the past months, many media articles and social network posts have appeared about the poor roads on Tortola, many with gigantic potholes, pools of muddy water and many vehicles have been stuck in the potholes from East End to West End.

February 2nd, 2018
‘I am well aware of all problems plaguing my District’- Hon Maduro-Caines

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Sixth District Representative and second term legislator Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has made it known that she is not oblivious to the issues being faced by her constituents and other persons, including the deplorable state of some roads, and that she continues to lobby for them to be addressed.

January 2nd, 2018
Patch work on big West End pothole! Did JvD event make it possible?

WEST END, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first and accurately reported on December 28, 2017 about a gigantic pothole located on West End, Tortola.

November 10th, 2017
Nadia V. Christopher has died; Civil servants, family in mourning

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Communications and Works, the Public Works Department and the wider public sector, as well as immediate family and friends, were thrown into a state of shock and heartbreak with the passing yesterday November 9, 2017 of young Virgin Islander, Ms Nadia V. Christopher.

October 24th, 2017
Vehicle falls off damaged road in CGB

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- The deplorable state of roads continues to plague residents of the Virgin Islands, with one woman just managing to escape serious injury after her vehicle slid off a damaged road in Cane Garden Bay, on the main island of Tortola yesterday, October 23, 2017.

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