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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

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2017-01-22 22:08:05
Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
News - Local government — St. Croix
Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with the Territorial Archives will provide training to researchers, historians, students, scholars and genealogists on deciphering and understanding Danish Gothic handwriting and historical records created during the Danish West Indian era (1671-1917).

Read entire articleJan 21 2017 - 8:05pm
DOE Payroll Office to Remain at Hospital Street Headquarters

The Virgin Islands Department of Education Office of the Insular Superintendent- St. Croix District informs the public that its Payroll Office will remain at the 2133 Hospital Street Headquarters in Christiansted until further notice.

Read entire articleJan 19 2017 - 2:54pm
DOH Continues to Experience Air Conditioning Issues

The air conditioning (AC) unit at the Charles Harwood Complex on St. Croix continues to have technical issues. Therefore, the Department of Health (DOH) on St. Croix will be closing at 12:30 p.m. today and granting administrative leave to the staff.

Read entire articleJan 19 2017 - 2:29pm
PSC Clarifies New LEAC Base Rates for WAPA

The Public Services Commission (PSC) seeks to clarify information regarding the new Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause (LEAC) and new base rates for the Water and Power Authority (WAPA).

Read entire articleJan 18 2017 - 2:05pm
DPNR Is Accepting Proposals for Non-Point Source Pollution

The Division of Environmental Protection, pursuant to the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA), is accepting proposals for projects that seek to address non-point source (NPS) pollution in the territory.

Read entire articleJan 12 2017 - 12:12am
Sea Turtle Rescue Informs Public on Helping Hatchlings

The Sea Turtle Assistance and Rescue (STAR) Network is a group of U.S. Virgin Islands wildlife professionals and volunteers who work together to respond to sea turtles in trouble. Members include staff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the USVI Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Coral World, the St. Croix Environmental Association, the St. Croix Animal Shelter and many other volunteers.

Read entire articleJan 6 2017 - 10:45pm
District Court Opens Registration for Centennial Event With Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor

The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will be the featured guest at two public events hosted by the District Court of the Virgin Islands in celebration of the Transfer Day Centennial: “An Evening with the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor.”

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 10:43pm
Personnel Schedules Entrance Exams for Police, Correction Officers

Milton E. Potter, Division of Personnel (VIDOP) director, has announced testing for the ranks of police officer and correction officer territory-wide.

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 12:26am
GVI Announces New Hours for Corporations and Trademarks

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor has announced new customer service hours for the Division of Corporations and Trademarks.

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 12:22am
VIDOA Seeking Recruits for Farming Program

The V.I. Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) - Marketing Services Division is seeking to recruit a total of 60 farmers, 30 in each district, to participate in a farming program, which will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training.

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 12:15am