The Division of Environmental Protection, pursuant to the Federal Clean Water Act (CWA), is accepting proposals for projects that seek to address non-point source (NPS) pollution in the territory.
The Sea Turtle Assistance and Rescue (STAR) Network is a group of U.S. Virgin Islands wildlife professionals and volunteers who work together to respond to sea turtles in trouble. Members include staff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the USVI Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Coral World, the St. Croix Environmental Association, the St. Croix Animal Shelter and many other volunteers.
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, will be the featured guest at two public events hosted by the District Court of the Virgin Islands in celebration of the Transfer Day Centennial: “An Evening with the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor.”
Milton E. Potter, Division of Personnel (VIDOP) director, has announced testing for the ranks of police officer and correction officer territory-wide.
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor has announced new customer service hours for the Division of Corporations and Trademarks.
The V.I. Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) - Marketing Services Division is seeking to recruit a total of 60 farmers, 30 in each district, to participate in a farming program, which will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training.
Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
Supervisor of Elections, Caroline F. Fawkes, has announced that in accordance with the Virgin Islands Code, officials elected to serve on the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix Boards of Elections will be administered the oath of office at a public ceremony.
The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is advising legal gun owners and criminal gun holders of discharging of firearms that it is against the law as well as reckless since bullets “do not have eyes, and what goes up must come down.”
Governor Kenneth Mapp wishes all Virgin Islanders a safe and festive season. “Together we must join as a community and remember the meaning of the season and the value of friends and family. Christmas is a time to share joy and happiness with those we love and give generously to those in need,” said the governor.