MV@Work: Constructing the Island By Jeremy Driesen - March 3, 2021 0 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Linkedin Email Print 1 of 9 "COVID has worked out extremely well for us. I’ve never been so busy in my entire life." Bill ("BJ") Crabtree is co-owner of C&C Construction Services. — Jeremy Driesen “Some people pay the bill before I hit 'send.' Others need about five reminders.” Michelle Crabtree is co-owner of C&C Construction Services. — Jeremy Driesen “I do standup comedy, but because of the COVID, I haven’t been able to do nothing.” Daniel (“Chubba”) O’Connor works for C&C Construction Services. — Jeremy Driesen “Sometimes I decide what jobs to accept based on whether I can bring my dogs along or not.” Noah Richards is an independent contractor. — Jeremy Driesen "I like to drive." Tim Mavro works for Daniel Rogers Excavating. — Jeremy Driesen “My uncle was the first one from my family to come here from Brazil, so when I came to the U.S. 17 years ago, I came to the Island.” Adelson Donato is a subcontractor for Squash Meadow Construction. — Jeremy Driesen “What drives me crazy is a lack of attention to detail.” Richard Weiss is a supervisor for Squash Meadow Construction. — Jeremy Driesen "I've got three kids, all girls." Manuel Luciano works for Squash Meadow Construction. — Jeremy Driesen "I'm saving up to build a house for my wife and 3-year-old son back in Brazil." Luciano Perreira works for Squash Meadow Construction. — Jeremy Driesen COVID has been a boon to the home construction and remodeling business, so I stopped in at a few job sites to photograph workers and get to know them a little better.