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Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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Beach Advisory for September 28 – October 2

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, advises the public of the following:

2015-10-03 09:46:07
U.S. Coast Guard OKs V.I. Waterways for LPG Shipping

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a letter declaring Virgin Island waterways suitable for the transportation of LPG, bringing closer to completion WAPA's conversion of some of its generating capacity.

2015-10-01 23:13:36
St. John Group Mounts Grass Roots Challenge

Claiming St. John real property valuations are flawed, the St. John-based Unity Day Group is mounting a grass roots effort concerning the local government’s loan of $40 million from Banco Popular.

2015-10-01 23:11:58
News — St. Croix
Homicides 2015

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2015, with cases broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleSep 30 2015 - 8:20pm
Senate Passes Government Health Insurance, Finds Extra $1.8 Million for Employee Premiums

While government employee health insurance premiums will go up about $3.4 million for Fiscal Year 2016, employee and retiree premiums will be unchanged, thanks to the Legislature finding an extra $1.8 million in the budget.

Read entire articleSep 30 2015 - 12:39am
GERS Board Questions Attorney General’s Request for Investment Records

At a special board meeting held Tuesday, the GERS Board of Trustees questioned the motives of a written request for its securities trading records made this week by Attorney General Claude Walker.

Read entire articleSep 30 2015 - 12:18am
Cuba Opening May Be as Much Opportunity as Threat to USVI

  V.I. tourism industry representatives and government officials agreed that the opening of Cuba to U.S. tourism is not necessarily an immediate threat and may open the door to new opportunities for all.

Read entire articleSep 29 2015 - 12:29am
Acting AG: Justice Ramping Up Child Support Collections Efforts

The Justice Department is going to be taking “drastic measures” against parents late in paying their child support, including revoking drivers licenses, business licenses or passports and seizing assets.

Read entire articleSep 29 2015 - 12:20am
Man Gunned Down in D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace

Allie Benjamin, 28, was shot to death Monday afternoon in the David Hamilton Jackson Terrace Housing Community, the V.I. Police Department reported. It was the 10th homicide on on St. Croix this year.

Read entire articleSep 28 2015 - 11:56pm
St. Croix to Host Restaurant Week

Dubbed Dine V.I., St. Croix's Restaurant Week, Oct. 28 to Nov. 8, will feature an array of events and dining experiences in addition to the traditional prix fixe menu offerings.

Read entire articleSep 28 2015 - 11:41pm
V.I. Closes $40 Million Loan with Banco Popular

The V.I. government has borrowed $40 million from Banco Popular, secured by projected future real property taxes, the V.I. Public Finance Authority Executive Director Valdamier Collens announced Monday.

Read entire articleSep 28 2015 - 11:36pm
Police Execute Search Warrants at Money Gram

 The Economic Crimes Unit of the Virgin Islands Police Department executed Search Warrants at the six Money Gram outlets throughout the territory – three on on St. Thomas, one on St. John and two on St. Croix.

Read entire articleSep 28 2015 - 3:59pm
USVISA Gives Results of Men’s League Weekend Games

The USVI Soccer Association has given the following results of the Men’s League games played on St. Croix and St. Thomas, Sept. 26 and 27.

Read entire articleSep 28 2015 - 1:09pm