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Senators Festoon Christmas Tree Bill with New Appropriations

Senators added new appropriations totaling more than $2.2 million and passed a cornucopia of legislation as amendments to an unrelated bill on Wednesday.

VIWMA Announces Holiday Hours of Operation

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority announces its holiday hours of operation from Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 through Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.

Senate Approves Nominees and Rezonings; Overrides Vetoes

The V.I. Legislature overrode Gov. Kenneth Mapp's veto Tuesday to enact legislation that expands the circumstances where a temporary physicians license can be granted, among other actions.

Governor Grants Holiday Leave to Nonessential Employees

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp, by proclamation, has authorized commissioners and agency heads to grant administrative leave to non-essential employees working in the Government of the Virgin Islands to enjoy the festival season.

BIR Sending Out $10 Million in Tax Refunds in Time for Holidays

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has begun paying out income tax refunds totaling $10 million in time for the holidays.

JFL Management Honors 69 Employees at Service Awards Ceremony

The executive management of Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) honored 60 employees Thursday evening during the hospital’s annual Recognition and Service Awards Ceremony.

Applications Now Available for Labor Invests for Tomorrow Internship (LIFT) Program

The V.I. Department of Labor (DOL) is now accepting applications for the Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) summer internship program. Now in its 28th year, the program continues to provide college juniors, seniors and graduate students with meaningful work and internship experience in their chosen career field.

DPNR Warns of Illegal Sale, Purchase or Use of Restricted Pesticides

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) advises the public of the requirements for the sale, purchase and use of Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP). RUPs have the potential to cause unreasonable adverse effects to the environment and injury to applicators or bystanders without added restrictions.

St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade and Fireworks a Success

Nineteen boats competed in the 17th annual St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade -- even the Coast Guard decorated for the event.

Tourism Department Embraces Holiday Spirit, Invites Public to Community Events

The V.I. Department of Tourism (DOT) is spreading holiday cheer and welcomes the public to participate in community events throughout the territory.

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