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DOH Highlights Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, and in support of sickle cell patients and programs, the Virgin Islands Department of Health seeks to increase the awareness of the disease in the territory. Sickle cell disease is a chronic blood disorder that affects the red blood cells.

Property Owners Reminded of Tax Deadline

Property Tax bills that have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2016, will become delinquent if not paid by Sept. 30, 2016.

Government Unveils Five-Year Deficit Plan

The government proposed a massive borrowing authorization bill, which senators amended Thursday to remove most of the capital projects before ultimately approving $246 million in new borrowing.

Public Asked to Take Part in Recognition of Purple Heart Veterans

Residents, businesses, churches and organizations are invited to join with the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recognize the territory’s Purple Heart Veterans this November.

District Board of Elections to Hold Voter Registration at UVI

The St. Croix District Board of Elections will conduct voter registration and demonstration of the AutoMark and DS200 at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20.

Global Entry Team to Visit St. Thomas; Learn How to Expedite Travel

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), based in San Juan, Puerto Rico, will conduct a mobile Global Entry enrollment event on Saint Thomas, U.S.V.I.,Friday, Oct. 14, at the Cyril E. King Airport, CBP Airport Security Office.

Become a Volunteer at One of 33 Public Computer Centers

Any member of the community who likes to help people and has just a little time to spare is being asked to volunteer at one of the 33 free USVI Public Computer Centers (PCC).

VIPD, DLCA Alert Residents of Western Union Scams

The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) and The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA)) are alerting the community about the trend of Western Union scams that the Economic Crime Unit office has been observing.

DPNR to Host Public Meetings for Recreational Fishers

The Division of Fish and Wildlife will host meetings throughout the territory for all recreational fishers.

Potter Announces New Passport Photo Requirement

Effective Nov. 1, 2016, passport photos of customers who wear eye glasses will not be accepted except under special conditions

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