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November 12th, 2017
Road Town waterfront car dump eyesore being cleaned up

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the powerful category 5 hurricanes Irma and Maria, it's well known that some 50% plus of all automobiles, including government vehicles, in the Virgin Islands were destroyed, flipped over, had broken glass or were looted.

July 13th, 2017
Vendors 'Keep Out' from RT Roundabout; We mean it!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four days after the Government of Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) forced vendors from plying their trade next to the Sol Gas Station at the Road Town Roundabout, they have taken yet another step to keep them out.

February 4th, 2013
‘One or two people can’t spoil the party’ – Hon. Vanterpool on cruise pier vendors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While he has explained that he sees no defiance in the actions taken by vendors at the cruise pier area, Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool insists that the vendors will ultimately be removed from the area to accommodate a planned cruise pier park.

December 3rd, 2012
‘Tent City’ vendors deny defiance of removal order

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Craft vendors are adamant that there was no defiance on their part against the instructions of the Minister of Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool for them to remove structures set up for operations at the cruise ship pier in Wickhams Cay II.

March 14th, 2012
Calming device just needed to be completed – Hon. Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The calming device at Beef Island, which is expected to be removed, "just needs to be completed by placing proper road markings, signs, and the Traffic Lanes around it reconstructed for proper maneuverability", stated former Communications and Works Minister Hon. Julian Fraser RA.

February 22nd, 2012
UPDATE - Calming device to be replaced with "raised crosswalks"

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool has confirmed that the calming device at Beef Island will be replaced with "raised crosswalks" at strategic locations with demolition on the device set to begin on Monday March 26, 2012.

January 20th, 2012
Hon. Pickering takes responsibility for Maynard’s removal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Too many complaints were pointing in the direction of the now former Labour Commissioner Oleavine Maynard which prompted the Minister for Natural Resources and Labour to have her replaced.

January 4th, 2012
Fahie: Signage was to build pride among students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Andrew Fahie said it is Minister Myron Walwyn’s prerogative to remove the signage from the Althea Scatliffe Primary School building, providing that he would have consulted with the parties concerned before instructing that it be done.

November 22nd, 2011
UPDATE: Island-wide clean-up campaign kicks off in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Only a matter of hours after it was announced that Government, through the Ministry of Health and Social Development, would be embarking on an island-wide cleanup campaign, work has begun in Road Town.

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