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Local government

S.U.N. Project to Host Verne Lynch Hospital Ground Inter-Neighborhood Basketball Tournament

The Inter-Neighborhood Basketball Tournament is scheduled for the evenings of Aug. 19, 20, 25 and 26, at the Winston Raymo Community Center Basketball Court.
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DOA to Kick Off WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program on All Three Islands

The V.I. Department of Agriculture has received funding in the amount of $77,791 to execute fiscal year (FY) 2017 Women, Infants and Children – Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP) in the territory.
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DOE Invites K-6 Students, Parents to 2nd Back to School Night at the Library

The free event is in support of the 9th Annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge, which challenges students in grades K-6 to read five or more books during the summer.
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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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DOE Announces Home Instruction Advisory on Rules and Regulations

Annually, a Notice of Intent must be filed with the Department of Education stating the parent’s intention to instruct his/her child at home.
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DOE Says Special Nutrition Program Applications Now Available for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

All public elementary schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix districts are encouraged to apply.
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Insular Superintendent to Host Annual Parent Conference Sept. 3

The one-day event is free and open to all parents and guardians with students enrolled in public schools.
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On Saturday Night. Aug. 12, ‘Code Like a Girl’ Campers to Present What They Have Learned

Code Like a Girl, which began in Australia in 2015, is a series of events providing girls and young women with the opportunity to delve into technology in a nurturing atmosphere.
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Division of Personnel Announces Open Enrollment Period for GVI’s Group Health Insurance

Participants in the Government's Group Insurance Program are advised of the open enrollment period that begins on Monday, Aug. 21 and will conclude on Friday, Sept. 22.
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VIPA Schedules Marine Tariff Public Hearing

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will host a public hearing to discuss changes to its marine tariff at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30.
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