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June 9th, 2022
'They are carving out the hillside’– Hon Fraser on incinerator woes

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Senior Legislator in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has complained that he is not being made preview to plans at the Pockwood Pond incinerator, an area he says falls within his district.

February 28th, 2022
'Illegally placed canister' may have sparked incinerator fire– Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed what may have caused the incinerator fire at Pockwood Pond on February 14, 2022.

January 10th, 2022
PHOTOS of the Day: Ducks steal the show in Parham Town!

PARHAM TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our roving camera on the way from East End, on the main island of Tortola, on Sunday, January 9, 2022, observed a group of ducks waddling around in the Parham Town area.

December 29th, 2021
3 rushed to hospital after vehicle flips @ West End

WEST END, Tortola, VI- At least three persons were taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital after being involved in a vehicular accident on West End, Tortola, on Tuesday evening, December 28, 2021.

November 25th, 2021
Gov’t to legislate $5,000 fine for indiscriminate garbage dumping – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) said as a result of indiscriminate dumping of garbage in the territory, new laws will be implemented to fine those found guilty of the act.

November 19th, 2020
New garbage incinerator earmarked for Tortola – Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that a new incinerator will be procured for the main island of Tortola, one that is more environmentally friendly than the current Pockwood Pond operation.

January 25th, 2020
Pockwood Pond garbage woes 'will soon be over' - Premier Fahie

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Damaged by a fire in 2018, the Pockwood Pond incinerator and landfill facility has been a constant eyesore than has left residents fuming after smoke from a series of landfill fires haunted the West End of Tortola.

December 21st, 2019
Stiff fines when VI bulk material cleanup ends

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Declaring war on bulk garbage materials stored up across the territory, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says that bins have been placed throughout the territory for the receipt of the materials and that stiff fines will come if materials are not disposed of correctly in the allotted time.

April 23rd, 2019
Gov’t looking to re-establish Litter Warden Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his Earth Day, April 22, 2019, announcement to lead the charge for a comprehensive clean-up of the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says legislation is on the way to protect the environment with plans for the re-establishment of the Litter Warden Programme.

December 19th, 2018
PHOTO of Day: The new way of garbage disposal in Purcell Estate

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI - These garbage disposal photos have been sent around by the Six District representative, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines. The unsightly garbage is in her district and it is reported that the bins were removed from the location to facilitate a new business.

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