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DOE Encourages Public to Help Promote School Bus Safety

As motorists traverse the territory’s roadways, Owen Hennemann and Laverne Cannonier-Hill, school bus safety field inspectors in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts, respectively, ask residents to consider ways they can help keep students safe.

This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

Veterans Prepare for Parades to Commemorate World War I, Honor JROTC Instructors

Any past JROTC instructors, who are willing to be a part of the Veterans Day Parade in either district, are encouraged to call the V.I. Office of Veterans by Oct. 22. Any visiting military or para-military organizations wishing to be a part of the parade may do so by first contacting the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs.

Board of Elections to Conduct Public Testing of Voting Machines on Oct. 12

Early Voting is scheduled to begin on Monday, Oct. 15, and concludes on Monday, Oct. 29. Voting hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

DOA to Hold Events Promoting WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Division received $77,000 in grant funding to develop the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Farmers Market Nutrition Program in the territory.
At a Monday news conference, Gov. Kenneth Mapp discusses burning debris from September's hurricanes. (Jamie Leonard photo)

Mapp Signs Off on Nine Road Projects; Bridge to Somewhere Opens to Traffic

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) reported last month that 940 miles of roadway have thus far been identified to be rebuilt to federal highway standards.

Total Verified Government Retirees Initiative Votes Now Completed

Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes announces the status update of the St. Croix Government Retirees Inc. Initiative in both districts. The total verified voters to date are listed as follows.

DOE Special Education Division Seeks Surrogate Parents

The legal definition of a surrogate parent is one who stands in the place of a child's parent, but who is not that parent.
Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn L. Henry

GVI Reports Looting of Artifacts From Territorial Submerged Lands

the government has received reports that individuals using metal detectors and probes have been going through dredge spoil from the current Veterans Drive expansion project and making off with historic and possibly prehistoric artifacts.

V.I. Fire Service to Observe Fire Prevention Week With Many Events

The Virgin Islands Fire Service (VIFS) will join other fire departments around the nation in observing Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 7-13. The public is encouraged to participate in the many activities that have been planned.

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