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Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Local government

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.

Extension of Unemployment Assistance Makes 1,340 Eligible for Retroactive Benefits

Virgin Islanders who lost their jobs following hurricanes Irma and Maria may be eligible for an additional 26 weeks of disaster-related unemployment assistance.

VA Notifies Patients of Incorrect Mailings of Medications, Letters

If an individual received medication(s), correspondence or items addressed to another individual from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs between Sept. 11 and Oct. 15, they are urged to immediately contact the Customer Call Center.

HUD Approves Block Grant Disaster Recovery Money for USVI

The Act allocated $242,684,000 for long-term recovery efforts.
A V.I. Fire Service fire truck (File photo)

V.I. Fire Services Lifts Burn Ban on St. Croix

Applications for burn permits are now available at the Fire Service’s administrative offices located at 3019 Orange Grove, Christiansted.

DLCA Continues to Inform Consumers on Expired Goods, to Publish Future Violators

making the public aware of offenders of consumer related laws is important information that enables the consumer to make the best choices on how to spend their hard-earned money and how to protect the health of themselves and their families.
A DPW crew works on an intersection on St. Thomas.

Public Works Plans $500 Million Territory-wide Infrastructure Improvements

The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced plans for a territory-wide infrastructure improvement program aimed at roadways, drainage, utilities, signage, lighting and traffic management controls.

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