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Local government

Veterans Affairs to Host Town Hall August 29

The purpose of this town hall is to provide VA leadership the opportunity to listen to veterans regarding services provided to them by the local Office of Veterans Affairs and by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs to Close Temporarily

The Virgin Island Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) in both districts will be closed for the week of Aug. 28 through Sept. 1.
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VIWMA Advises Pubic of New Emergency Hotline

This service will aid the VIWMA to quickly address issues including illegal dumping, service interruptions and sewage spills.
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Night at the Library Delivers Literacy and Fun for the Entire Family

Families in the St. Thomas-St. John district enjoyed a fun, literacy-filled evening of activities at the 2017 Back to School Night at the Library, held on Saturday, Aug. 19, at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional Library.
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Mapp Proposing Retiree Health Insurance Cuts

Gov. Kenneth Mapp sent a bill to the Senate this week changing the formula for premiums for active and retired government employees.
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PFA Updates Figures on Limetree, Lonesome Dove

Senators on the Committee of Finance seemed more interested in how agreements with Limetree Bay Terminals, Lonesome Dove Petroleum Company and Diageo USVI were working than in budget figures.
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VIWMA Advises Public of Revised Hours for Receiving Septage

Mangrove Lagoon and Harold G. Thompson Wastewater Treatment Plants will be accepting septage at new times, Monday through Thursday, beginning Sept. 1.
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Lieutenant Governor Encourages Residents to Be Insured During Hurricane Season

Virgin Islands residents need to be prepared for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which is June 1 to Nov. 30.
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DHS Head Start Program Invites Parents to Parent Orientation Expo

The V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) Head Start Program will hold its annual Parent Orientation Expo in the St. Thomas-St. John District.
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Office of Lieutenant Governor Reminds Property Owners of Tax Deadline

Property Tax bills that have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2017, will become delinquent if not paid by Aug. 30, 2017.
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