DPNR Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol informs the public that the following St. Croix Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Committee meeting is scheduled for Dec. 13 via the video conferencing platform Zoom.
Funding for an emergency service that provides care for the elderly and disabled recently sought approval from the 34th Legislature Finance Committee. Testifiers appearing at a hearing held Friday said the Emergency Mobile Integrated Health Care Program began on St. Croix after the passage of Hurricane Maria.
The Senate Finance Committee passed a measure on Friday that would allow contractors to recoup gross receipt taxes paid during hurricane recovery work. Among those raising doubts were the head of the Internal Revenue Bureau and the territory’s disaster recovery chief.
After more than a year’s delay, the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands Inc. finally got a chance to present its plan to build a chapel and three other structures on its 2.83-acre site in Estate Carolina in Coral Bay.
The V.I. government has settled its civil suit against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein for $105 million, Attorney General Denise George announced Wednesday. It is believed to be the largest monetary settlement in the history of the territory, the Justice Department said.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority got permission Wednesday to explore buying fuel from three alternative providers. It’s an effort to keep the lights on after the long-time preferred supplier cut off propane deliveries over a dispute about, what the Authority calls, an unrelated debt.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - Caribbean Fishery Bulletin reminds the public of seasonal fishing restrictions in U.S. Caribbean federal waters which will begin at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1.
As the 2022 holiday season kicks into high gear, the Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority joins the nationwide effort to inspire communities to shop locally at small businesses on Small Business Saturday — Nov. 26. — one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.
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