March 26, 2017 10:55 pm Last modified: 3:12 pm

Local government

Seasonal Closure of Mutton Snapper Spawning Aggregation Area in U.S. Caribbean Waters to Begin

NOAA Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for any fish species in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning aggregation area in St. Croix.
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Tourist Sends Thank You Letter to DOH EMS Staff

As Health Commissioner Davis and other staff were exiting the Charles Harwood at day’s end, they were approached by a woman who asked if she had reached the hospital. She said her husband was downstairs experiencing a cardiac arrhythmia that could cause severe cardiac complications.
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JFL Recognized Nationally for Med-to-Bed Program

The executive management and staff of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) congratulates the pharmacy department for being recognized nationally for its recent Med-to-Bed initiative, which was launched last year.
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V.I. Casino Control Commission Calls Special Meeting

The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission (VICCC) has announced that a Special Commission Meeting has been scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22.
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DPNR Deploys New Fish Aggregating Device

The Division of Fish and Wildlife deployed a new fish aggregating device (FAD) in the territory on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
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Transfer Station, Convenience Center, Bin Sites Now Accepting Green Waste

The V.I. Waste Management Authority advises the community that the St. Croix Transfer Station has resumed acceptance of green waste.
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2017 Special Election Calendar Now Available

Any registered voter who meets the requirements for the Office of the Legislature can participate in the Special Election, which is scheduled for April 8.
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V.I. Board of Education to Hold Regular Board Meeting

The Virgin Islands Board of Education Governing Board will convene in a regular board meeting from 3:30-7 p.m. Feb. 17, in the VIBE office located in the Sunny Isles Professional Building, Suites 5 and 6, Christiansted to allow for discussion on VIBE operations. The board may go into
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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Parity Policy Academy Selects USVI as New Member

The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of 20 United States jurisdictions selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Commercial Parity Policy Academy.
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