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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, February 18, 2019
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BER Begins Follow-up of 2017 Economic Census of Island Areas

The Virgin Islands Bureau of Economic Research (BER) has begun follow-up activities on behalf of the United States Census Bureau.

Pissarro Artwork on Display in Governor’s Office, Christiansted

The two oil paintings and three sketches by Pissarro were delivered to Christiansted, where they can be displayed securely until repairs are completed on Government House on St. Thomas.

USVI Takes Part in National Project Safe Neighborhoods Conference

The Project Safe Neighborhood Conference was the first of its kind in eight years and underscores the commitment of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reducing violent crime and fostering public safety.

Public Libraries Introduce Story Time Initiative for Children

This initiative fosters and promotes community involvement and serves as a catalyst for youngsters to develop a love for their library and to read at a young age.

U.S.V.I. Economic Development Authority Features Video in New York’s Times Square

The 15-second video is running in Times Square at the corner of 1500 Broadway and West 43rd Street from October through December.

V.I. Department of Tourism Relaunches ‘Real Nice’ Campaign

The highly anticipated 'Real Nice' advertising campaign is back in full flight, after being on hiatus during Fiscal Year 2017-2018 due to the devastating impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

LEPC Requests Proposals From Organizations, Agencies

The Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) is now accepting proposals from private non-profit organizations, religious organizations and government agencies to assist in implementing effective crime prevention and criminal justice improvement projects.
Commissioner of Agriculture Carlos Robles testifies at a Senate committee hearing Friday.

DOA to Temporarily Suspend Land Preparation Services

The reasons for the suspension are to address the backlog of applications that resulted from the inability to prepare land for several months due to the saturated soil conditions and to facilitate preparation for the 2019 annual Agriculture and Food Fair.
DLCA Commissioner Devin Carrington tells Senate Finance Committee about the challenges his agency faces in the wake of last season's hurricanes.

DLCA Names Miguel Tricoche New Consumer Affairs Director

DLCA had an opportunity to do a live interview with Tricoche on its weekly radio show, “The Careful Consumer.” Tune in at 10 a.m. on Wednesday to WSTX 970AM to hear what DLCA aims to accomplish with the new consumer affairs director.
WAPA CEO Lawrence Kupfer testifies before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday.

WAPA Resumes Disconnections for Delinquent Accounts With November’s Billing

The public is advised that WAPA will resume its normal disconnection procedures for non-payment, beginning with bills issued this month.

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