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Local government

Bureau of Corrections Takes Part in New Training Initiatives From Georgia Sheriff’s Office

The Bureau of Corrections has a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Gwinnett County, Georgia, Sheriff’s Office headed by Sheriff Butch Conway.
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V.I. Bureau of Internal Revenue to Change Web Site Address on June 24

Taxpayers who use the bureau’s old address (http://www.vibir.gov) shall be re-directed to the new one.
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VA Is Updating Virgin Islands Veterans Records

During July and August 2017, people may receive a phone call asking to verify information the VA has on file.
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Senate Ready to Debate Budget – But There’s Something Missing

Under Virgin Islands law, the governor is required to submit a budget for the coming fiscal year by the end of May. But Gov. Kenneth Mapp delayed.
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A cruise ship visits the Fredericksted pier on St. Croix. (John Baur photo)

Cruise Task Force to Hold Important Town Hall on July 20

The Ports of the Virgin Islands - Charlotte Amalie Task Force and the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) invite the Virgin Islands community to attend a Town Hall.
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Waste Management Leader From Hawaii to Talk Trash at Town Hall

A presentation and discussion co-hosted by Antilles School will soon give St. Thomas residents the chance to ‘talk trash’ with Allison Fraley, solid waste program development coordinator for Kauai County, Hawaii.
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V.I. Energy Office to Host Energy Efficiency Training for Government, Commercial Buildings Industry Professionals

The Virgin Islands Energy Office will host a series of two-day energy conservation, operations and maintenance training for government and building industry professionals in each district.
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viNGN Debuts Chromebooks at ‘Each 1 Teach 1,’ a Free Technology Seminar

The purpose of the seminar was to share the free online training resources available to anyone, anywhere with an Internet connection via viNGN’s blog.
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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Reforms to Noise Pollution Law Pass Committee

A bill aiming to clarify the territory’s existing noise pollution laws, and make penalties easier to enforce, cleared the 32nd Legislature’s Committee.
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