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Bryan Tours Condemned Tutu Hi-Rise as Demolition Commences to Make Way for New Facility

Staff Consortium | October 28, 2020

ST. THOMAS — With demolition of the condemned Tutu Hi-Rise buildings ongoing for two weeks, Governor Albert Bryan over the past weekend visited the area to check on progress, Government House made known in a recently issued release.  Officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department did a sweep through the abandoned buildings on October 16 to check that they are empty and ready to be torn down, Government House said. The release further stated that contractors have cleared the lots around the buildings and have started prepping the structures for demolition by securing plastic sheeting around the outside to minimize dust and debris. Beginning at the end of the week, workers will begin erecting 6-foot cyclone fencing around the site before the actual demolition begins, and the site will have 24-hour security and VIPD is scheduled to make another…

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Staff Consortium | October 21, 2020

The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) announced Thursday the obligation of $1,837,783 to the Virgin…

FEMA Approved $83.1 Million for 48 Projects in the…

Staff Consortium | October 14, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that through its Public Assistance program,…

FEMA Awards Bureau of Corrections $14.2 Million to…

Staff Consortium | October 09, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week awarded the Bureau of Corrections $14.2 million to…

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