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Consumer Alert: Honda Recalls 1.1 Million Vehicles

According to Honda, the air bag inflators, if deployed during a crash, could explode after deteriorating over time due to heat and humidity, shooting pieces of metal at the driver and passengers and injuring them.

Early Voting to Begin March 16

Early Voting for the 2019 Special Election will commence in both districts on Saturday, March 16, with the testing of machines, as per the...

U.S. Health, Human Services Gives Grant to USVI for Preschools

The Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families has awarded the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) $725,112 for Preschool Development.

Seasonal Closure of Mutton Snapper Spawning Area off St. Croix Begins March 1

• This closure begins at 12:01 a.m., local time, on March 1, 2019, and extends through 11:59 p.m., local time, June 30, 2019.

Customs and Border Protection Appoints Todd Bellew as Area Port Director

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the appointment of Todd Bellew as the area port director; the highest-ranking officer for the San Juan Office of Field Operations within the U.S. Virgin Islands.

New AARP Campaign Focuses on Federal/ State Solutions to Cut Drug Prices

The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Virgin Islanders and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.

Low Water Pressure Continues to Hamper Potable Water Service From Mid-Island to West End

Potable water customers from mid-island to the western end of St. Croix will continue to experience either low pressure or no water service today, as storage levels at the Kingshill tank remain just over three feet.
Albert Bryan

Governor Moves to Improve Mental Health, Behavioral Services in Territory

In an effort to improve mental health and behavioral services throughout the territory, Gov. Bryan signed an executive order declaring a mental healthcare emergency in the U.S. Virgin Islands due to a shortage of psychiatric physicians and behavioral health providers.

VIWMA Begins Clean-Up of Cotton Valley Bin Site

Clean-up of the Cotton Valley Public Bin Site commenced on Tuesday, March 5, and is anticipated to conclude Friday, March 15.
Lt. Gov.-elect Tregenza Roach. (File photo by Barry Leerman for the V.I. Legislature)

Administrative Office of Lieutenant Governor to Relocate to Frederiksted

The administrative office will be opened at its new location effective Monday, March 11, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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