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Local government

Red Hook Parking Lot Construction to Begin Feb. 21

VIPA’s board approved bond financing in 2014 to fund the construction of the $5.5 million Red Hook parking garage. The design includes 88 new parking spaces.
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DPNR Deploys New Fish Aggregating Device

The Division of Fish and Wildlife deployed a new fish aggregating device (FAD) in the territory on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
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Parity Policy Academy Selects USVI as New Member

The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of 20 United States jurisdictions selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Commercial Parity Policy Academy.
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Special Education Federal Grant Application Available for Review

The State Office of Special Education (SOSE) informs the public that copies of the 2017 IDEA Part B Federal Grant Application are available for public review in both school districts over the next 60 days.
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GVI Changes Name of Division of Banking and Insurance

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has signed into law Act No. 7962, which changes the name of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Division of Banking and Insurance, to “Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation.”
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V.I. Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time Survey Deemed Successful

The V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) in collaboration with many organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday, Jan. 27.
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Potter Advises Public on Avoiding Investment Fraud

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter advises Virgin Islands residents to safeguard their savings from investment fraud by becoming informed investors.
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VIPA Issues Advisory to Drivers Using CEKA Airport Road

Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traversing the Cyril E. King Airport Road due to ongoing road repairs.
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PSC Clarifies New LEAC Base Rates for WAPA

The Public Services Commission (PSC) seeks to clarify information regarding the new Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause (LEAC) and new base rates for the Water and Power Authority (WAPA).
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Sea Turtle Rescue Informs Public on Helping Hatchlings

The Sea Turtle Assistance and Rescue (STAR) Network is a group of U.S. Virgin Islands wildlife professionals and volunteers who work together to respond to sea turtles in trouble. Members include staff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the USVI Depart
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