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Gov. Albert Bryan, left, meets with V.I. Horsemen and VIGL. (Government House photo))

Governor: Gaming Group Needs Racetrack Management Plan

After several months of apparent inaction on the development of new horse racing facilities for the Virgin Islands, stakeholders sat down with Gov. Albert Bryan to devise a way forward.

Island Administrators Tagging Abandoned Vehicles for Removal

The Office of the Administrator is the coordinating agency for the Abandoned Vehicle Taskforce and will work in collaboration with both the public and private sector to identify, remove, and dispose of abandoned vehicles on each island in the territory.

GERS Addresses Payroll Issues

Unfortunately, during the processing of Government Employees Retirement System’s (GERS) annuity payroll, a number of the retirees were adversely impacted.

VIHFA Seeks Input from Non-Profit Organizations to Identify Unmet Needs

The Housing Finance Authority understands that non-profit organizations provide critical services for vulnerable populations; it is dedicated to making funds available to assist in serving the needs of those organizations impacted by the storms.
The aircrew of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen and a Royal Netherlands Navy helicopter rescue swimmer take a photo with the four survivors of a capsized vessel, after they were rescued earlier 45 miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico July 14, 2019. The rescued boaters were transported to St. Croix, where they were received by Customs and Border Protection authorities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)

Rescued Boaters Flown to STX

Helicopters from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen and the Royal Netherlands Navy rescued four men from a capsized vessel Sunday, about 45 nautical miles south of Vieques, Puerto Rico.
Gov. Albert Bryan discusses rebuilding with resiliency, paying subcontractors and becoming more inclusive as a territory, among other issues. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Watch: Conversation With the Governor, Part 4

The Source sat with Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. recently to talk about his first six months in office and some of the issues facing his administration.
Sen. Allison Degazon (D-STT) at Tuesday's Finance Committee hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

Frett-Gregory is Third V.I. Politician to Relinquish Epstein-Tied Money

Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory (D-STT) will donate $1,000 in campaign contributions from a company owned by billionaire and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plasket questions Michael Cohen Wednesday during the House Government Oversight Committee's hearing.

V.I. Department of Health Gets $1 Million Grant

The V.I. Department of Health has been granted $1 million for its Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Delegate to Stacey E. Plaskett announced Monday in a news release.
VINP Ranger Dave Worthington explains a drawing of the plans while Chelsea Baraowski and Tonia Lovejoy,, standing, and Zarah Rose and Crystal George, seated, look on. (Source photo by Amy Roberts)

VINP Friends Seek Input for Cruz Bay Playground

A replica of a Taino canoe and a climbing structure in the form of Cruz Bay’s old Custom’s House are just two of the features being considered for the renovation of the playground next to the V.I. National Park’s Visitors Center.

U.S. Attorney for the VI to Spearhead Disaster Fraud Training

The training will include presentations from the staff of the Inspectors General of U.S. Department of Homeland Security and HUD. Representatives from HUD and the National Center for Disaster Fraud will also provide remarks.

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