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Energy Office Notifies Businesses of Required Applications for Rebate Program

The V.I. Energy Office will only accept and process rebate applications from local businesses that provide a copy of their current business license, IRS W 9 form and products list.

Island Green Offers Free Sustainable Deconstruction Workshops on Nov. 5 or Nov. 6

It is estimated that over 315,000 lbs. of construction and demolition debris enters the USVI’s waste stream every year.

Sports, Parks and Recreation to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day on Oct. 26

The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation will hold an Employee Appreciation Day filled with team-building activities on Tuesday, Oct. 26. All DSPR offices in the territory will be closed for regular business on this day.

RCA Sessions Concert Series to Present Virtual Performance by Lourdes & the Switch

The University of the Virgin Islands’ Reichhold Center for the Arts (RCA) will launch season two of RCA Sessions with the heart-lifting sounds of Lourdes & the Switch

Women’s Coalition STX to Present Virtual Conversation on Domestic Violence

WCSC invites the public to join an important community conversation about domestic violence and how it affects people in groups that have been marginalized historically.

Yvonne Samuel-Hood Dies at 74

We lost our beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Yvonne Samuel-Hood on Saturday, Sept. 25, after 74 years of a life well lived.

Virtue of the Week: Courtesy

Courtesy is treating others with kindness and tact. We take the time to speak and act graciously, showing people that we value and respect them. We make requests, not demands. We remember our manners, greet others warmly, and listen closely when they speak.

Territorial Nurses Renewal Applications Due by Oct. 31

All packets must be received by Dec. 10 to ensure license approval and issuance by Jan. 1, 2022.

George Strickland Otto Dies at 82

George Strickland Otto, also known as “John,” of Estate St. John died Oct. 13.

Beach Advisory for October 18-22

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Oct. 18 – 22, 2021. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.

Viya Continues Partnership With Department of Education for Virtual Learning

Viya has had no issues with the Department of Education related to payment and no account was disconnected.

Veronica Williams Dies at 82

Veronica Williams of Estate All for The Better, Christiansted, died on Oct. 3.

Bernadette Hopkins Dies at 78

Bernadette Hopkins, also know as “Delta,” of Frederiksted died on Oct. 3.

Paula Ramos De Cabret Dies

Paula Ramos De Cabret of Estate St. John’s died on Oct. 14.

Camilla Ursula Richards Dies at 70

Camilla Ursula Richards of Catherine’s Rest died on Oct. 14.

Agriculture Warns of Increased Threat of Disease to Livestock During Wet Weather

Wet and muddy pens and pastures put animals at risk for many health problems. Commissioner Nelson recommends that all farmers fix leaky roofs and improve drainage in and around animal pens.

Albert C. Simmons Dies at 93

With sadness, the family of Albert C. Simmons, 93, announces his death on Oct. 12.

Sign Up Now for Conservation Programs to Benefit Soil, Water, Plants and Animals

USDA--NRCS offers voluntary conservation programs to help Caribbean area farmers and landowners secure cleaner water and air, healthier soil and enhanced wildlife habitat while maintaining a vibrant agricultural business.

Progress Continues on Territory-Wide Agricultural Plan Task Force

Importation of food not only leaves the territory susceptible to shortages, but it impacts freshness and nutritional value and increases transportation costs and pollution.

UVI Bulletin Board for October

Here's what is happening on both campuses of the Univeristy of the Virgin Islands.

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