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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Local government

Corrections Officers Graduate from Federal Bureau of Prisons Training Academy

Five out of six cadets from the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (VIBOC) have graduated from the Federal Bureau of Prisons Staff Training Academy in Georgia.

Housing Authority Re-Opens Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers

The Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) will be re-opening the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) tenant-based waiting list, at 9 a.m., Monday, Oct. 3.

Company Street Water Rehabilitation Project Continues; Some Streets to Close

As work on the St. Croix Christiansted Water Line Rehabilitation Project proceeds along Company Street, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) notifies residents, business owners and the motoring public that the blocks from King Cross Street to Prince Street will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 29.

The Election Center Designates 4 Virgin Islanders as Elections, Registration Administrators

The Election Center has designated Chairwoman Lilliana Belardo De O’Neal, members Lisa Harris-Moorhead, Raymond J. Williams and Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes as Certified Elections/Registration Administrators (CERA), the highest professional achievement.

VIWMA Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Tipping Fees

The implementation of Virgin Islands tipping fees for haulers, businesses and VIWMA landfill/transfer station users will be discussed at town halls scheduled for St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John. The fees are effective Oct. 1.

DHS Commissioner Explains MAP Coverage for Breast, Cervical Cancer Treatment

Commissioner Vivian I. Ebbesen-Fludd has issued a statement to further clarify for Medical Assistance Program (MAP) recipients the conditions for coverage offered to uninsured women for breast and cervical cancer treatment.

DPNR to Host Public Meetings to Discuss State Historic Preservation Plan

In September, the Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office (VISHPO) will host public meetings throughout the territory to present a draft plan for 2016 to 2021.

DOA Reopens St. Croix Abattoir

The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) informs the farming community that the St. Croix Abattoir has resumed full operations effective Tuesday, Aug. 23.

Governor Appoints Acting BIT Director

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has appointed Jesus Caban as the acting director of the Bureau of Information Technology (BIT), effective immediately.

V.I. Department of Health to Honor Mothers Who Breastfeed

In recognition of August as National Breastfeeding Month, the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Division of DOH will host events on all three islands to honor and educate mothers in the territory who breastfeed.





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